Who Cares Wins Awards – Terms and Conditions 202005/13/2020
Open to United Kingdom residents aged 18 or over only, except employees of the Promoter, News Corp UK & Ireland Limited, and their associated, affiliated or subsidiary companies, their families, agents or any other person(s) connected with the competition, including third party promotional partners.
The competition closes at midnight on August 31, 2020 (the “Closing Date”). Any entries received after the Closing Date will be void.
One entry per person. Bulk, automatically generated or third party entries are void.
To enter you must complete the competition entry form through the following methods:
- Nomination form at www.thesun.co.uk/whocareswins
- Email at [email protected], including the name and contact details for you and your nominee.
- Post to Who Cares Wins, The Sun, 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF
Entrants must submit up to 150 words on “Who you think deserves to win” before the Closing Date. Entries must not exceed 150 words.
Categories are as follows:
This award is for an NHS midwife who provided great care for a woman or her baby. Tell us your amazing birth stories or nominate someone for their on-going hard work.
This award is for any NHS doctor – who could be a General Practitioner, a hospital doctor or hospital consultant.
This award is for any NHS nurse in any field.
Ultimate Lifesaver (eg emergency rescue or operation)
This category is for a person or team who have performed an emergency rescue or an operation or similar. Tell us your ‘999’ stories and also your stories about remarkable operations or lifesaving situations. You might want to nominate a paramedic or an ambulance worker or a surgeon. This can also include a member of the public.
Ground-breaking Pioneer or Discovery
This category is to honour scientists and researchers who have contributed to medical science.
This award will go to the unsung unpaid heroes of health. It could be a volunteer, a carer, a healthcare assistant, a porter or anyone else who works in a medical environment.
Best Health Charity
This is a chance to nominate a health charity who has helped you or a loved one.
Mental Health Hero
This category is for anyone who has made a significant contribution to mental health.
This category is for a young person who you believe has gone above and beyond to make a contribution to health. It could be a carer or a campaigner or something else. Open to anyone under the age of 18.
Any NHS or healthcare team on the frontline and behind the scenes that has gone above and beyond the call of duty.
Winners and nominees must be available to attend the event and the Promoter reserves the right to choose another nominee.
Maximum one nomination per category per person.
Entries must be the original work of the nominator and not previously published and must not exceed 150 words.
Entries which are or appear to be plagiarised will be disqualified.
Entries for this competition must not contain any content that is defamatory, libellous, racist, homophobic, derogatory, pornographic, obscene, sexist, illegal, and/or otherwise inappropriate.
The winner in each category will be the nominated person who, in the opinion of the judges, has demonstrated to be the deserving winner of that category, regardless of the number of nominations received.
There will be at least one independent judge on the judging panel.
There will be one award winner in each category. One award per winner.
Nominees will be contacted and their permission sought prior to any published announcements regarding the nominees.
The research team will consider every public nomination received, as well as conducting a full research process, which includes inviting nominations from searching news stories.
The research team and/or judging panel may consider your nomination in a different category if the research team or judges decide it is appropriate.
The nominees will be notified by email or phone or using the other contact details provided by the nominator within 30 days after the Closing Date.
All reasonable endeavours will be made to contact the nominees during the specified time.
If a nominee cannot be contacted or is not available, the Promoter reserves the right to re-draw another nominee from the valid/correct entries that were received during the Nomination Period.
If a nominee has not consented to being entered into the awards and refuses any part of the process the Promoter reserves the right to re-draw another nominee from the valid/correct entries that were received during the Nomination Period. Winners, and their respective nominees, plus one guest each will be invited to a presentation award ceremony to be held in London on October 28, 2020.
All guest names, dietary requirements and special assistance requests must be submitted to the Promoter in advance of the awards.
Winners, and their respective nominees, plus one guest each are responsible for travel to and from the awards ceremony and all associated costs that are not specifically stated in any Promotional materials or these Terms and Conditions including (where applicable) transport, accommodation, meal costs, spending money, insurance and all other incidentals.
The Promoter reserves the right at any time and from time to time to cancel, modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the awards ceremony.
The winners and the person who nominated them will be required to participate in reasonable publicity relating to this competition.
The promoter of this competition is News Group Newspapers Ltd (the Promoter).
General terms and conditions for competitions apply*.
*GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR COMPETITIONS
These terms and conditions apply to all competitions (unless and to the extent that) the competition states otherwise.
The winner is responsible for ensuring they are able to accept the prize as set out and in accordance with these terms and conditions, in the event they are unable to do so then the Promoter reserves the right to redraw the prize.
Entrants should be aware that they may be subject to data charges depending on their own individual arrangements for Internet access if entry is online or by email.
An eligible entrant must be an individual, must enter on their own behalf, and must submit an entry in the form requested by the Promoter under this promotion including their name, address and e-mail address.
By entering, all eligible entrants agree to abide by each and all these terms and conditions.
Misrepresentative or fraudulent entries will invalidate an entry.
Where a competition involves a voting process: offering or receiving any incentive for voting is not permitted and will invalidate the vote, and may disqualify the recipient of the vote.
The Promoter reserves the right, with or without cause, to exclude entrants and withhold prizes for violating any of these terms and conditions.
The Promoter reserves the right to amend these terms and conditions.
Any amendments will be published on the Promoter’s website (the Website).
The Promoter reserves the right to publish entries (including parts of entries) other than the winning entry and publication does not necessarily mean the entrant has won a prize.
Entrants will retain copyright in their submitted entries, however, by entering, all entrants licence the Promoter a worldwide royalty-free perpetual licence to edit, publish and use each entry in any and all media (including print and online) for publicity and news purposes.
The Promoter reserves the right to publish entries (including parts of entries) although publication does not necessarily mean the entrant has won a prize.
There is no cash or other alternative to the prize stated and the prize is not transferable and no part or parts of the prize may be substituted for other benefits, items or additions.
Winners may be required to submit valid identification before receiving their prize.
The Promoter's decision is final and binding on the entrants. No correspondence will be entered into.
The Promoter will not be liable for technical, hardware, or software failures of any kind or lost or unavailable network connections that may limit or prohibit an eligible entrant's ability to participate in the competition.
Other than death or personal injury arising from the acts or omissions of the Promoter or its employees, the Promoter will not be liable for any loss or damage arising out of the winner’s (or their guest’s) enjoyment of the prize.
By entering, any subsequent prize winners agree to allow the free use of their names, photographs and general locations for publicity and news purposes during this and future promotions by the Promoter or any associated or subsidiary company of News Corp UK & Ireland Limited.
Winners' names may be published on the Website in accordance with regulatory requirements.
The Promoter may also make free use of this information and the winners' photographs for publicity and news purposes, both during this and future promotions by the Promoter or any associated or subsidiary company of News Corp UK & Ireland Limited.
This includes making their name available on the Promoter's websites and social media platforms.
Completion and submission of a registration slip or e-mail will be deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.
The Promoter reserves the right at any time to cancel, modify or supersede the competition (including altering prizes) if, in our sole discretion, a competition is not capable of being conducted as specified.
The Promoter reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal value in the event that circumstances beyond their control make this unavoidable.
In the event of a printing or other error resulting in there being more winners than prizes for the competition, the Promoter reserves the right at any time to allocate the available prize(s) through a further draw or to divide the prize(s) or the value of the prize(s) between the winners of the competition.
For a list of winners (name and general location) please send a stamped envelope to News UK, Competitions Department, 1 London Bridge Street, London, SE1 9GF no later than 30 days after the end of the Closing Date stating for which competition you would like winners’ details.
Competition rules published in publications of the Promoter (including social media if applicable) or on the Website form part of these rules.
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