The WellChild Awards, in association with GSK, celebrates the inspirational qualities of the UK’s seriously ill children and young people, along with those who go that extra mile to make a difference to their lives.
Child/Young Person Categories
Inspirational Child or Young Person – A child or young person between the ages of four and eighteen who has kept smiling and defied the odds despite living with a long-term serious health condition.
Caring Child/Young Person – A special child or young person between the ages of six and eighteen who devotes much of their time and energy freely and lovingly to help care for a friend or sibling who is living with a long-term serious health condition.
Nurse – A children’s nurse who goes the extra mile for children and young people with serious health needs.
Doctor – A doctor working with children and young people who goes the extra mile for the children and young people in their care.
Outstanding Professional – A professional who has worked above and beyond for children and young people living with serious health needs.
About the WellChild Awards
"Every year, I look forward to honouring the incredible recipients of the WellChild Awards, and I encourage everyone in the UK to get involved this year. The last two years have been hard on everyone, but for these families far harder than most. Spread the word that nominations are now open, or nominate someone you know today!”
What our guests say about the prestigious event!
Gaby Roslin, Celebrity Ambassador “The highlight of the WellChild Awards is meeting the young people, meeting the families and then meeting all those incredible professionals. There’s never a year that goes by where I don’t go home and feel completely in awe of all of them.”
2018 WellChild Award winner Evie "Evie’s WellChild Award is a valuable and powerful motivator as it recognises her achievements and everything she can do. I cannot over emphasise how important this has been for Evie’s mental health." – Evie’s mum, Caroline
Samantha Quek, Celebrity Ambassador "It's truly the most inspirational, humbling night you will ever come to. It's just one of those nights which is one of a kind."