Checklist for your Nomination

  • Have you started with a strong sentence that immediately sets the scene?
  • Have you ensured that the information is relevant to why your candidate should receive an Honour?
  • Have you highlighted their individual achievement(s)?
  • Have you started with the most recent and important achievement(s)?
  • Have you checked that the information is factual and up-to-date?
  • Have you included dates, job titles and actions that support the impact the person has had?
  • Have you taken advantage of the limited space and provided as much information as possible?
  • Have you checked that the nomination is about your candidate’s personal achievements rather than their organisations?
  • Have you included, where appropriate, mention of your candidate’s influence on the practices of colleagues, or on good practice across their community or profession?
  • Have you checked that the form is fully completed?
  • Have you included anecdotal evidence to support your nomination? This could be outcomes, facts and figures, and details of change.