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Do you know a healing hero? Celebrate unsung health workers at Scottish Health Awards 2023

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The NHS reaches an amazing milestone this year when it celebrates its 75th anniversary. And the Daily Record is pleased to take part in marking this momentous occasion by highlighting the terrific achievements of the unsung heroes who work on the health and social care frontline.This year’s Scottish Health Awards, run in partnership with NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government, will celebrate the hard work and dedication of those who have contributed to our beloved NHS over its 75 years.From porters and carers to surgeons and district nurses, our healthcare staff uphold the principles of an NHS that were first set out at its birth on July 5, 1948.Today, our selfless health and care providers are continuing to care in the face of the ongoing challenges of recovering from the coronavirus pandemic, while reforming and adapting to meet future needs.If ever there was a time to celebrate the NHS and the achievements of those going above and beyond their duties in health and social care, it’s now.

Patients, colleagues, family and friends can show their appreciation by nominating their healing heroes for the 2023 Scottish Health Awards.

Now is your chance to nominate someone you believe deserves to be recognised across the 16 award categories.The awards, now in their 22nd year, were officially launched earlier this week at the NHS Scotland Event in Glasgow by Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for NHS Recovery, Health and Social Care.

Michael said: “These awards not only raise awareness of all our fantastic colleagues who work tirelessly day in, day out in our health and care service, they give us all the chance to say thank you and to express what their contributions mean to each and every individual in Scotland.“Please

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