RCP Excellence in Patient Care Awards

The Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) Excellence in Patient Care Awards aim to recognise, celebrate and promote the work that physicians do to improve patient care through education, policy, clinical practice and research.

Finalists and winners of the RCP Excellence in Patient Care Awards 2017 talk about why they entered and what they've gained from the experience.

The winners of the 2018 awards were revealed in a dedicated ceremony held at the RCP on Tuesday 29 May.

Award categories

Our categories are:

  • international
  • innovation
  • medical education and training
  • patient-centred care
  • The Lancet research award 
  • quality improvement
  • contribution to the profession – trainee or SAS doctor (nomination only)
  • contribution to the profession – consultant (nomination only).

How to enter

The Excellence in Patient Care Awards 2019 will open later this year. All enquires should be sent to awards@rcplondon.ac.uk.


Award winners receive:

  • £1,000
  • a commemorative plaque
  • promotion of their winning project by the RCP.