The Health & Wellbeing Awards 2017 is now open for entries.

Now in its tenth year, the Health & Wellbeing Awards is the UK's premier awards scheme for promoting health and wellbeing.

The Awards recognise and celebrate a wide range of activities, policies and strategies that empower communities and individuals, improve the population’s health and address the wider social determinants of health.

There are six categories representing the breadth and reach of public health projects and programmes:

Entering will provide your team and organisation with the chance to gain formal recognition for their contribution to public health. Category winners will also have the opportunity to be selected for the prestigious Public Health Minister’s Award. The deadline for applications is Friday 28 April.

The winners will be announced at the RSPH Awards 2017 ceremony which will take place on Thursday 19 October at the East Wintergarden in London.