WHO Cares Wins viewers were in tears as stars honoured healthcare heroes in an emotional ceremony.
The awards, hosted by Davina McCall, 54, took place earlier this week and aired on Channel 4 tonight.
The Sun’s annual Who Cares Wins Awards, sponsored by The National Lottery, celebrated winners across 13 categories this evening.
There were so many amazing people who were given the recognition for their incredible work.
PICU Teams from Southhampton CHildnre’s Hospital and Birmingham Hosital won the Best Team award, Dr Ahmed Hankir was awarded The Caroline Flack Mental Health Hero gong, Wanda Warrington was given the Best Midwife, while Jo Taylor won The National Lottery Local Health Hero Award.
Jayden Sorhaindo was awarded the Young Hero gong, children’s charity Jump won Best Health Charity, while the East of England Ambulance Service (EEast) MAGPAS Air Ambulance and Linda, and Paul and Tommy Salder were given the 999 Hero Award.
Dr Fredas Newlands won the Best Doctor gong and Dorcas Gwata got the Best Nurse award.
Rhys Langford was given the award for Unsung Hero.
Dame Deborah James was awarded The Christina Newbury Award tonight, and her award was accepted by her husband Sebastian Bowen and mother Heather.
Viewers couldn’t contain their emotions while watching at home as the winners were awarded their well-deserved gongs.
One viewer said: “I’m not sure if I’ve got enough tissues in the house for this! #WhoCaresWins.”
Another wrote: “#WhoCaresWins Time to watch some real heroes #NHS.”
A third chimed in: “Having a little sob of pride at our Jo @abcdiagnosis on the telly box @Channel4 winning @TNLComFund Local Hero award!!”
Host Davina McCall said before the show: “So much news is negative. But there are acts of miraculous good.
“Here we show and tell you about them. I’ve got a pack of industrial tissues ready.”
Who Cares Wins launched in 2017 to celebrate the NHS and our health care hereos.
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