After a thorough and rigorous judging process, the shortlist for the Health & Wellbeing Awards 2021 has been confirmed.

As the programme continues to increase in stature and recognition, RSPH would like to thank all the entrants for contributing to that success and all the work that went into preparing their applications.

Now in its thirteenth 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. 

This year's shortlisted projects are...

Arts and Health Category

Supported by the Philipp Family Foundation.

Noise Solution CIC

Noise Solution pairs vulnerable youth across the East of England with music producers.


CW+ led a programme of arts-based interventions throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.


Community Health Development Category

Supported by Slimming World

Redthread Youth

Readthread Youth aim to integrate healthcare into the community and empower young people to lead healthy, safe and happy lives. 

Swim England

Transforming existing community swimming pool assets into places for health, wellbeing and rehabilitation.

Health and Wellbeing in Workplaces Category

Anglian Water Services Limited

Anglian Water supplies critical services to over six million people and has 5,000 employees covering a large geographical area across the East coast.

Watford Borough Council

Watford Borough Council worked to identify the short, medium and long term issues and support available to their employees in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health at Every Age Category

StreetGames UK Ltd

StreetGames UK address mental health inequalities and youth loneliness across Brighton & Hove, Luton, Southampton and Sheffield.

Age UK Derby and Derbyshire

The Strictly No Falling programme is a community falls exercise prevention programme, adapted to deliver remotely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Health Equity Category

Shere Surgery & Dispensary

Shere Surgery & Dispensary began registering the homeless, addressing double discrimination faced by the hidden homeless population in Guildford.

Albion in the Community

Brighter Outlook provides free personalised and holistic support for people with cancer in Sussex, whatever their background.

Ingeus UK

The Working Well Programme provides support for unemployed people with health conditions or disabilities in Greater Manchester.

Healthier Lifestyles Category

YOURhealth Prevention

YOURhealth aims to tackle a wide range of health inequalities across a rural, isolated and deprived area.

Public Mental Health and Wellbeing Category

Supported by GambleAware

Newcastle United Foundation

The charitable foundation for the region’s Premier League football club, Newcastle United Foundation focuses on engaging with men to promote mental health.

Embers the Dragon

A digital program designed to improve the emotional wellbeing of young children and empower parents to feel better equipped to support emotional development.

MeeToo Education Ltd

MeeToo, is a multi-award winning mental help app which provides pre-moderated, anonymous peer support, psychosocial education and crisis care to CYP and teachers.

Category winners based in England will have the opportunity to be selected for the prestigious Public Health Minister’s Award.

The winners will be revealed at the RSPH Awards 2021 which will take place on Thursday 21st October at the East Wintergarden in London and will be live-streamed for the first time. 

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