Introduction

The Giving Voice Awards highlight how speech and language therapy transforms lives. They celebrate the innovative activity and achievements of Giving Voice campaigners and others who have contributed to improving the lives of people with communication and swallowing needs. 

Areas of contribution could include but are not exclusive to:

Raising awareness about how speech and language therapists support people’s communication and/or swallowing needs - to the wider public/politicians and/or the media

Enhancing the work of speech and language therapists and/or supporting people with speech, language, communication and swallowing needs in a noteworthy way, for example, fundraising, developing new services or providing new speech and language therapy initiatives to the benefit of others

Sharing their story of how speech and language therapy has transformed their life to inspire others
Going above and beyond in what they do for their team and service users

Finding innovative solutions to meeting the needs of an individual patient or population

Changing someone’s life by applying their skills

Demonstrating resilience and tenacity in advocating for people’s rights for a better life
 
Nominations close on Monday 2 August 2021.

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* 1. Nominee

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* 2. Role of nominee

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* 3. Nominee's postal address

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* 4. Nominee's email address

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* 5. Nominee's telephone number

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* 6. Your name

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* 7. Your relationship to the nominee (eg patient, service user, lecturer, colleague, SLT)

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* 8. Your postal address

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* 9. Your email address

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* 10. Your telephone number

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Please explain why this person/organisation should be considered for a Giving Voice Award

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* 11. Supporting Statement (500 words or less)

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