February 20th 2018 | The Sheraton Hotel, Edinburgh


18 Oct
' Nominations Open '
22 Dec
' Nominations Close *now extended* '
18 Jan
' Shortlist Announced '
20 Feb
' Awards Ceremony '


The Scottish Digital Health and Care Awards offer the opportunity to celebrate excellence and innovation in the growing health and care sector in Scotland. 

Who is organising the Scottish Digital Health and Care Awards?

Holyrood, closely supported by a number of partners, are delighted to launch the inaugural awards for 2018. 

How do I enter?

You can enter yourself or be nominated by a colleague. It's free to enter and nominations must be submitted electronically. Please click here to be taken to the nominations form. 

You are more than welcome to enter more than one category and submit the same entry into multiple categories. Although not recommended, should you feel you need to submit supporting evidence please email your supporting documentation in a word document or pdf to mark@holyrood.com.

What should I contain in my entry?

There are four main parts to the form: 

  • An overview of the nomination - max 250 words
  • Criteria - max 500 words
  • Evidence/ measurable benefits - max 250 words
  • Testimonial - this can be from a service user, project owner or other - max 150 words

Please consider why your nomination should be considered for the award.  Concentrate on specific areas of delivery and projects with proven results. 

When will the shortlist be announced?

18th January 2018

When is the awards dinner?

The awards dinner will take place on the evening of the first day of the Digital Health and Care conference, on the 20th February. Each shortlisted nominee will receive one free place to the dinner. 

What happens with my nomination?

Our expert panel of judges and draw up a shortlist of three for each category. They will then review the shortlist and select the winners in each of the categories. 

The winners will be announced at the awards dinner on the 20th February, after day one of the Digital Health and Care conference. More information about the conference can be found here

Do I have to tell the person I am nominating them?

We advise that you let anyone you are nominating know that you have done so at your own discretion. It is not compulsory to do so but it is usually best to inform them in advance so they are not caught off-guard if they are shortlisted. It’s also an opportunity to let them know what fantastic work they have done!

How many categories are there?

There are 7 categories in total this year.

Who should I contact if I have any questions about the Awards process?

Should you need any further information please contact Mark Riding on mark@holyrood.com or 0131 285 1614.