How to Enter

Each entry must be submitted online using the online entry system. You will be asked to register after which you can choose the categories you wish to enter and follow the on-screen instructions. Once you have completed the work on your entries, you can submit them all at once. The online entry system allows you to start an entry, save it, and complete it at a later date.

Each category has specific criteria which can be found at www.jwcwuwhsawards.com. Please familiarise yourself with the criteria ahead of starting your entry online.

Entry Statement

The main component of your entry is a 500 word written statement outlining what the nominee(s)/group/society has done in the past four years, that has furthered knowledge and benefited/the patient or area.

In addition to this you will need to supply:
  • Name of nominee
  • Job title
  • Place of work
  • Contact details (email, telephone, and address)
  • Supporting documents *optional*
  • Supervisor details and confirmation of consent *optional*
  • Supervisor statement *optional*

Supporting documentation

You may submit additional information to support your entry, for example: images or testimonials, references and qualifications etc. Wherever possible, this should be uploaded online with the entry.
Please note there is a 5mb file size limit for the upload.
If your supporting documentation exceeds the file size limit, or your supporting documentation cannot be uploaded, please email it to sarah.ferrer@markallengroup.com or send it to: Sarah Ferrer, Events manager, Journal of Wound Care, St Judes Church, Dulwich Road, Herne Hill, London, SE24 0PB

Nomination and Judging Process

All entries are anonymised prior to judging so please minimise the use of nominee(s) names when giving evidence, and use the third person (he/she/they).

Judging will be based on: 
  • Evidence of novelty/original thinking,
  • Evidence of a significant impact/benefit to the area or patients,
  • Evidence in the application or supporting document of the achievements described,
  • Suitability for the category entered.
Please Note for Dressing/Device Nominations:
  • Companies are invited to nominate a dressing or device that they believe has altered wound care facilitating healing and while being cost-effective,
  • This must be available in at least three territories,
  • This award will be judged by an independent panel of board members and KOL’s.