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.

Listen to the 2018 winners and finalists explain why you should enter the Excellence in Patient Care Awards this year for the chance to be recognised for the great work you are doing.

The winners of the 2019 awards will be revealed in a dedicated ceremony held at the RCP in May 2019.

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 are now open – entries will close on Monday 3 December 2018.

Enter online


Award winners receive:

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