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.


Health & Wellbeing Awards - 2018 winners

Health & Wellbeing Awards - 2017 winners

Health & Wellbeing Awards - 2016 winners

Health & Wellbeing Awards - 2015 winners

In October 2015 Professor Lord Patel of Bradford presented the award to this year’s winners. Altogether twenty six organisations have been recognised for their commitment to health and wellbeing, across a wide range of organisations, delivering a myriad of different public health services.

Three Year Award

The three year award is the highest that can be achieved within the Health & Wellbeing Awards. It is awarded to organisations demonstrating a high level of excellence within their work. This is identified by providing evidence of measurable innovation, partnerships, user input and co-production approaches as well as demonstrating sustainable and consistent health improvement outcomes and results over time.

Big Life Group for its Being Well Salford Programme Gateway Family Services for its Making Health Work Project
Public Health England and the Allied Health Professions Federation for their Allied Health Professionals Programme The Conservation Volunteers for its Green Gym Programme


Two Year Award

The two year award is given for organisations that demonstrated cross-organisation and embedded health improvement strategy that is measurable, effective and efficient, enabling the individuals and communities served to improve their health.

Bowel Cancer UK for its Health Promotion Volunteer Programme Health Innovation Network South London for its ESCAPE – into the community programme Healthwatch Essex for its Confidential Inquiry in to Premature Deaths of People with Learning Disabilities Programme

Knowsley Chamber of Commerce for its Working Well Programme

Leicester City Council for its Oral Health Promotion Programme

Nestlé UK and Ireland for its Employee Health and Wellbeing Programme

North East Lincolnshire Council for its Healthy Places Award Programme

North Tyneside Council for its Active North Tyneside

Purely Nutrition for its PhunkyFoods Programme

Other winners include: 

Thrive Tribe for its Stop Smoking Service at Wormwood Scrubs Prison

West Midlands Fire Service for its Improving Lives to Save Lives Programme

Axiom Housing Association for its Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, Healthy Axiom Programme


One Year Award

This award is given to organisations that showed a planned approach to developing their health improvement capability and practice.

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland for its Well Aware Programme Charlton House for its Passport to Health Programme Do Something Different for its Health and Wellbeing Programmes
GE Money Home Lending for its Health Ahead Programme Health for All Leeds for its Health Trainers Programme Network Rail for its Cardiff Area Signal Renewal Project
Other winners include:
Sirona Care and Health for its Taking it Personally Southdown Housing Association for its Community Wellbeing Service (Social Prescribing)

Sefton Council for its Partnership for Health

Talking Mats for its Consulting Children and Young People Resource

Health & Wellbeing Awards - 2014 winners

Three year award
  • Any Body Can Cook!
  • Children's Food Trust
  • City of London Corporation – Business Healthy Programme
  • Cornwall Council's Health Promotion Service – Healthy Workplace Programme
  • East Herts Council – Public Health Strategy
  • Public Health Wales NHS Trust – Healthy Working Wales Programme
Two year award
  • Greater Manchester Public Health Network -  Work for Health Programme
  • Medway Council – Public health strategy
  • Walsall Council – The Weight’s Over Walsall programme
  • Salford City Council- Health Improvement Service
  • Volunteer Centre Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde – Blackpool Wellness Service
  • Worcestershire County Council – Worcestershire Works Well programme
  • and Roadtohealth Group Partnership – MyHealth online platform
One year award
  • Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust – Air to Breathe programme

Health & Wellbeing Awards - 2013 winners

Three year award
  • StreetGames
  • Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust
  • Food Nation – Food & Nutrition projects
  • DC Leisure Management Ltd – Swim4Health Programme
  • Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Trust – Health and Wellbeing Programmes
Two year award
  • Body & Soul
  • Forest of Dean District Council – E-Bugs in Schools Project
  • Freshwinds
  • Purely Nutrition – Phunkyfoods
  • Wirral Metropolitan College – Spreading Health
One year award
  • Royal College of Nursing – Workplace Health Programme
  • and RoadtoHealth Partnership – MyHealth

Health & Wellbeing Awards - 2012 winners

  • Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust
  • Food For Life Partnership
  • NHS Rotherham – Public Health Directorate
  • Essex County Council – Public Health team
  • GE Healthcare – HealthAhead Programme
  • Any Body Can Cook!
  • Mytime Health
  • NHS Cornwall and Isles of Scilly – Health Promotion Service

Health & Wellbeing Awards - 2011 winners

  • School Food Trust
  • Sefton Partnership
  • East Herts Council
  • Awaaz Radio
  • St. Mary’s University College – Centre for Workplace Health
  • Well London Partnership
  • Purely Nutrition

Health & Wellbeing Awards - 2010 winners

  • NHS North East Essex
  • BH Live – Bournemouth
  • NHS Bedfordshire

Health & Wellbeing Awards - 2009 winners

  • North East Lincolnshire Care Trust Plus
  • Healthy Ambitions Suffolk
  • NHS East Lancashire

Health & Wellbeing Awards - 2008 winners

  • NHS Plymouth
  • NHS Rotherham
  • Sefton Partnership (NHS Sefton, Sefton Council and Sefton Council for Voluntary Services)
  • North East Essex Primary Care Trust
  • NHS North Lancashire