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    DAVID Beckham fist-bumped Prime Minister Boris Johnson as he arrived with his mum Sandra at The Sun's Who Cares Wins Awards. The 46-year-old sportsman is rubbing shoulders with the likes of Prince William at our star-studded bash this evening, with huge names uniting to honour our NHS heroes. 3Becks fist-bumped Prime Minister Boris Johnson at The Sun's Who Cares Wins Awards tonightCredit: Rex 3He attended the event with mum SandraCredit: Getty 3And posed for a photo with a young guestCredit: Getty David looked dapper in a smart suit as he posed on the red carpet with his beloved mum as his guest. He affectionately placed his arm around her shoulder while smiling for the cameras, with Sandra seemingly taking fashion inspiration from her daughter-in-law Victoria with a chic yet simple all-black outfit. David showed off his playful side when he later bumped into the PM, with the two men enjoying a fist-bump and friendly conversation. The former football pro also met with one of our young guests, posing for a selfie after a quick chat outside of the Roundhouse in...
    PRINCE William has arrived for this year's much-anticipated Who Cares Wins awards. The royal beamed as joined other famous faces out tonight to honour NHS heroes and brave Brits. 2Prince William has arrived at the event this eveningCredit: James Whatling He walked the red carpet into the star-studded event this evening, waving and smiling at well-wishers. The Sun's Who Cares Wins awards have been held annually since 2017, and celebrate our amazing doctors, nurses, midwives, surgeons, volunteers, researchers and charity workers. After a hard year and a half battling through the pandemic, it's never been more important to show our thanks to NHS workers. This year we have teamed up with The National Lottery and NHS Charities Together. The Duke of Cambridge, 39, and his wife the Kate Middleton, are both Patrons of the charity - but the Duchess is not joining Prince William this evening. It will air on Channel 4 this Sunday at 7.30pm, but is taking place tonight at The Camden Roundhouse - with TV favourite Davina McCall hosting. Most read in HealthFLUED UP The 9 signs...
    PRIME Minister Boris Johnson has arrived at the Sun's Who Cares Wins Awards. The PM, 57, seemed in good spirits as he smiled at crowds and photographers outside the Roundhouse in Camden, north London. 3Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pictured arriving at the Who Cares Wins awards in LondonCredit: ©Karwai Tang Along with attendees such as Prince William and The Sun's very own columnists Dr Zoe Williams and Bowel Babe Deborah James, the PM will help celebrate celebrate our amazing doctors, nurses, midwives, surgeons, volunteers, researchers and charity workers. Mr Johnson will be able to take some time out this evening after revealing his winter plans for Covid today - despite the tragic death of his mother. His mother, professional painter Charlotte Johnson Wahl, who died last night at the age of 79. The PM is set to be joined by other government ministers such as health secretary Sajid Javid and chancellor of the exchequer Rishi Sunak. Opposition leader Sir Keir Starmer is also in attendance as well as Professor Jonathan Van-Tam. Events like this one have only been made possible by...
    THE return of red carpet events has had our favourite stars bringing their A-game when it comes to their wardrobe and The Sun's Who Cares Wins Awards were no exception. Taking place on Tuesday night, the awards, sponsored by The National Lottery, saw the likes of Davina McCall leading the glamour on the red carpet during the night's star-studded arrivals. 4Davina McCall led the glamour on the star-studded red carpet for this year's Who Cares Wins AwardsCredit: Arthur Edwards / The Sun 4The TV presenter was hosting the ceremony held in London at the Camden RoundhousCredit: Arthur Edwards / The Sun 4She looked gorgeous in a sophisticated white floor-length gownCredit: Arthur Edwards / The Sun Davina, who is hosting this year's Who Cares Wins Awards ceremony held in London at the Camden Roundhouse, stunned in a sophisticated floor-length white gown. The TV presenter looked incredible in her fitted fancy frock that came with puffball sleeves and a thigh-high slit. Davina teamed her dress with black heels and deep red lipstick, with the seasoned host flashing a...
    THE SUN'S Who Cares Wins Awards, which honours NHS and health heroes, will this year be shown on the TV for the first time. Here we look at how you can tune in to celebrate the amazing doctors, nurses, midwives, surgeons, volunteers, researchers and charity workers who got us through the pandemic. 1The Sun has held the awards annually since 2017 How can I watch The Sun's Who Cares Wins Awards?  NHS heroes will be honoured by The Sun’s Who Cares Wins Awards which is to be shown on TV for the first time. The annual celebration of healthcare staff will air on Channel 4 on Sunday, September 19 from 7.30pm to 9pm. What celebrities will attend?  Football icons David Beckham and Gary Lineker will join TV favourites including Kate Garraway and Sir Trevor McDonald at our celebration of healthcare heroes, which is sponsored by The National Lottery. Other guests include England ace Tyrone Mings, Virgin Radio’s Chris Evans, and Spice Girl Geri Horner. The line-up also includes rock legend Sir Rod Stewart, his wife Penny Lancaster, footballer Troy Deeney...
    IT’S the fight or flight moment we all dread. But these heroes are the ones who run towards the danger - and for their incredible bravery they have been nominated for a Who Cares Wins award. 7 These finalists in the Ultimate Lifesaver category have all put their own lives on the line to save others. They include dedicated paramedics and everyday heroes - and have all made an extraordinary impact. The winner will be honoured in a televised star-studded ceremony later this month. Here we reveal the finalists. 7Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole didn’t hesitate to dive into the freezing River Thames to save a woman back in April - he tragically died in the heroic actCredit: BPM Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole  BRAVE Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole didn’t hesitate to dive into the freezing River Thames to save a woman back in April after hearing her desperate cries. It was an act of heroism that would cost him his life - but his parents will hold their humble son ‘Jimi’ in their hearts forever. Most read in HealthHORROR BUG I lost all four limbs and part...
    THEY are the frontline heroes who sacrifice so much to keep us safe. For this year’s Who Cares Wins awards we are ushering in a new 999 Hero category to honour our amazing first responders. 7Nominees for the 999 hero include a range of inspirational people We were flooded with incredible entries but these three represent the best of our emergency services. They include paramedics who stared down danger, army officers who deployed hundreds of military workers to boost the front-line response to Covid and brave air ambulance workers who battled the harshest of conditions to keep those in their care safe. Here we meet the three finalists who will be recognised in this month’s glittering ceremony hosted by Davina McCall. Michael Hipgrave and Deena Evans PARAMEDICS Deena Evans and Mick Hipgrave were on a regular call-out when they were accosted by a knife-wielding attacker. Mum-of-three Deena, 40, was left close to death after she was stabbed twice in the chest, while her colleague Mick, 52, was wounded as he tried to protect her. But despite the ordeal, the brave...
    MEET the good doctors. This terrific trio represent the best of their profession. 6 It’s why they’ve made it to the final three in the Best Doctor category for The Sun’s Who Cares Wins Awards. From a heroic GP who sacrificed his own life to keep his patients healthy during Covid to the Afghan-born emergency specialist who came to the UK as a refugee and a campaigning doctor who fights for her NHS colleagues they are all deserving of recognition. But only one will receive an award at the glittering ceremony hosted by Davina McCall later this month. Here we reveal the finalists. Dr Karamat Mirza THE Sun was flooded with nominations for Dr Karamat Mirza. Most read in HealthSYMPTOM CHECKER The 5 most common Covid symptoms - and they’re NOT the original threeLIFE AND SOUL I went from a party animal to being bed bound & unable to breathe at just 27CRUEL TWIST In 24 hours my bubbly tot couldn’t walk after shock cancer diagnosisMIND BOGGLES I've been diagnosed with a FAKE 'brain tumor' that's left me bed boundGRIM...
    THEY’RE true community champions - selfless individuals who go above and beyond to help others. They might not all work at the front end of healthcare but their efforts behind the scenes ensure that everything goes smoothly and people are safe. 6The Unsung Hero nominees for the Who Cares Wins award, from left to right: Barney Jones, Louise Gover and Salick Mohungoo It’s why they’ve been nominated for the Unsung Hero gong at this year’s Who Cares Wins awards. The winner will be honoured in a televised ceremony later this month. Here we reveal our three brilliant finalists. Louise Gover TWINKLE-TOED Louise Gover became a TikTok sensation after videos of her dancing at a dementia care centre went viral. Not content with raising the spirits of those in her care, she also raised vital funds for Alzheimer's Support by collecting medication and essential shopping for vulnerable people during the pandemic. Most read in Health NewsCHEERS! Drinking wine has been shown to protect THIS vital organ from diseaseCRUEL TWIST In 24 hours my bubbly tot couldn’t walk after shock cancer diagnosisMIND...
    THESE incredible celebrities will be turning out for The Sun’s most ambitious Who Cares Wins awards to date – but the real stars are our nominees. Football icons David Beckham and Gary Lineker will join TV favourites including Kate Garraway and Sir Trevor McDonald at our celebration of healthcare heroes. 6Penny Lancaster and Sir Rod Stewart, Troy Deeney, David Beckham, Chris Evans will attend our Who Cares Wins awards hosted by Davina McCall 6Geri Horner, Gary Lineker, Kate Garraway, Sir Trevor McDonald, Mel B and England ace Tyrone Mings will be honouring health heroes And we can now reveal the ceremony — sponsored by The National Lottery and hosted by Davina McCall — will be aired on Channel 4 on Sunday, ­September 19. Other guests include England ace Tyrone Mings, Virgin Radio’s Chris Evans, and Spice Girls Mel B and Geri Horner. The line-up also includes rock legend Sir Rod Stewart, his wife Penny Lancaster, footballer Troy Deeney and Piers Morgan. Also featuring on the night are boxing ace Anthony Joshua, ­comedian Bill Bailey and ­Manchester United star and ­campaigner...
    THESE amazing women were born to be heroes. Meet the incredible midwives who have been nominated for the Who Cares Wins award. 6These midwives have been nominated for Who Cares Wins awards, from left to right: Nicola Johnson, Angela Chamberlain and Lauren Hutton The winner will be honoured in a glittering ceremony in London later this month and aired by Channel 4. The Covid crisis made their work increasingly difficult, with expectant mothers forced to give birth alone at the height of the pandemic. Not only did these pioneering midwives have to contend with new restrictions but this terrific trio also found time to help deliver babies on their holidays, usher in innovative new schemes to help mothers with HIV and be a point of comfort for those dealing with child loss. Here we present the Best Midwife finalists. Angela Chamberlain IT was a sunshine break that turned into a busman’s holiday for midwife Angela Chamberlain. Most read in HealthKILLER THREAT Everything you need to know about the killer Nipah virus outbreak in IndiaSECOND CHANCE What happened to famous conjoined...
    THEY say that charity begins at home - but for this lot, it goes a whole lot further. The incredible people behind these three awe-inspiring charities will be honoured at this year’s Who Cares Wins ceremony. 7The nominees from left to right: Natalie O'Rourke from Park Lane Stables, Sarahjane Robertson from Look Good Feel Better and Jess Miree from The Rockin R' The three finalists in the Best Charity category include a riding stables which provides a “lifeline” to disabled people, a support group dedicated to helping those with cancer and a project which aims to bring joy and comfort to children in hospital. Here we reveal the finalists who will be celebrated at our brilliant healthcare awards later this month. Park Lane Stables WHEN lockdown struck, Park Lane Stables faced a “double whammy” of problems. Not only did Covid leave the charity “hemorrhaging money” but they also learned that their lease would not be renewed. Owner of the south-west London riding centre Natalie O'Rourke was told in November, 2020 that if she wanted to stay on at Park Lane...
    THESE youngsters prove that age is no match for courage and bravery. It’s why they’ve been selected as our top three finalists in the Young Hero category for The Sun’s fourth Who Cares Wins awards. 5The three finalists for the Young Hero award are Carmela Chillery Watson (left) Lucas Palmer (centre) and Sharandeep Sahota (right) The awards will honour healthcare and everyday heroes in a star-studded ceremony hosted by Davina McCall. This terrific trio include a plucky fundraiser, a brave life-saver and a big-hearted carer. Here we introduce our three brilliant finalists. Carmela Chillery Watson BRAVE Carmela Chillery Watson may like to dress up as Wonder Woman, but those who know her insist she’s the real superhero. Despite being one of only seven people in the UK who has a rare type of muscular dystrophy, the seven-year-old has spent the last 18 months walking hundreds of miles in her crown and flowing cape to raise funds for research into the condition. Most read in HealthEYE SPY Mum spots rare sign of cancer in snaps of her son - & urges...
    THEY’RE the angels of the pandemic. Our fantastic nurses have cared for our loved ones when we couldn’t. 5The nurses shortlisted for a Who Cares Wins award, from left to right, Jackie Brunton, Ross Anderson and Dawn Bilbrough Enduring scenes akin to a war zone, they continued to put themselves in harm's way even when most of us were safely shut behind our front doors. These three exceptional nurses represent the best of their profession and have been nominated for a gong at the Who Cares Wins awards. The winner will be honoured in a star-studded ceremony next month hosted by Davina McCall and screened by Channel 4. From highlighting key public health issues to launching a Covid bereavement system from scratch and working tirelessly at the sharp end of the pandemic, our finalists have shown exceptional dedication and courage. Here we reveal the three finalists for Best Nurse. Most read in HealthVAPE WARNING Nicotine in e-cigarettes DOES cause blood to clot, research showsRACE TRAGEDY Runner, 51, who realised he was sick after struggling to finish parkrun diesLONG HAULERS Yet...
    HEARING a woman’s desperate cries for help, Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole did not hesitate to wade into the freezing Thames to try to save her. It was a selfless act of bravery that cost the promising 20-year-old footballer his life. 5Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole's proud parents say he is the 'hero of all heroes'Credit: Stewart Williams 5The promising 20-year-old lost his life trying to save a woman who fell in the River Thames 5The Sun has partnered with NHS Charities Together and Channel 4 to televise the annual awards But had things turned out differently, his parents believe he would not even have mentioned the incident. Speaking to The Sun, Folajimi’s mother Olasunkanmi feels sure it was just the sort of everyday heroism that her big-hearted son, known as Jimi, would have brushed off. She said: “I am certain that if Jimi had survived that night, he would have come home and not even mentioned that he saved a woman from the River Thames. “He wouldn’t have spoken about it because he wouldn’t have wanted us making a fuss. That is the type of...
    THESE are the brilliant judges for The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards. They will decide who comes out on top at our celebration of healthcare heroes next month. 10Next month we will celebrate the best of the nation's healthcare heroesCredit: Getty 10 They face the daunting task of finding the worthiest winners out of our 2,200 incredible entries across 13 categories. Those who are selected will be honoured at the London ceremony hosted by Davina McCall and screened by Channel 4. Some of them have first-hand knowledge of the horrors of the Covid pandemic. The CEO of NHS Charities Together Ellie Orton was at the forefront of the drive to raise money to improve resources for our healthcare workers. Derek Draper, the husband of GMB host Kate Garraway, spent more than a year in hospital with Covid and she credits the staff’s dedication for keeping him alive. And Sun columnist Deborah James, who has stage four bowel cancer, knows all too well the important role doctors and nurses play. Amy Jones and Lizzie Parry introduce our incredible panel and Nigel...
    THERE’S a Lotto support for our brilliant health awards to honour heroes of the pandemic. We are proud to announce the National Lottery as the sponsor of The Sun’s Who Cares Wins Awards. 4The Sun is proud to announce the National Lottery as the sponsor of our Who Cares Wins Awards - our glittering ceremony next month will be hosted by Davina McCallCredit: Getty Our glittering ceremony next month will pay tribute to the many selfless people who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in the Covid crisis. Hosted by TV favourite Davina McCall, we guarantee the amazing stories of our finalists in The Sun’s WCW Awards will move you to tears. They are health workers who battled to save lives, volunteers who gave their time and unsung heroes who came to the rescue as coronavirus gripped the world. Nigel Railton, Chief Executive of Lottery operator Camelot, said last night: “The National Lottery is incredibly proud to sponsor The Sun’s Who Cares Wins campaign to honour all those who work in the health sector across the...
    IT’S your last chance to honour our healthcare heroes. Nominations for The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards close on Friday and we’ve already been deluged with thousands of brilliant entries. But you still have two days to nominate a team or individual you think is deserving of recognition. 6Davina McCall will host The Sun's Who Cares Wins awards which will be screened on Channel 4Credit: Rex Perhaps you contracted coronavirus and want to say thank you to the team that saved your life in extraordinary circumstances. Or maybe you’ve been helped by a selfless carer or hospice volunteer, a porter or a cleaner. Tell us what they did and exactly why you think they would make a worthy winner. The winners and finalists will be invited to a glittering ceremony hosted by Davina McCall, which will be screened by Channel 4 in September. Here, we showcase some of the best nominations we’ve received so far – and explain how you can get involved. Best charity: Cianna’s Smile HAYLEY KING’S daughter Cianna was diagnosed with sickle cell anaemia when...
    DAVINA McCall is to host The Sun’s Who Cares Wins Awards where NHS Covid heroes will be honoured. The Masked Singer panelist will front the star-studded, red-carpet awards ceremony in London that will be broadcast on Channel 4 and All 4 later this year. 3Davina McCall will this year host The Sun's Who Cares Wins awardsCredit: Getty Images - Getty The Sun has partnered with NHS Charities Together and Channel 4 to televise the annual awards for the first time, elevating the celebration of those who have helped us through one of the most difficult years in living history. The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards were set up in 2017 to celebrate and thank the NHS and healthcare heroes, key workers and ordinary people who care for us. With a special interview with Davina McCall in The Sun today, the Who Cares Wins awards re-launch accepting new nominations. To nominate your healthcare hero please go to thesun.co.uk/whocareswins  Davina McCall said: "It is a total privilege to be presenting The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards. "We all owe so...
    TELLY star Davina McCall knows first hand about the devotion and sacrifice of our NHS heroes. The Masked Singer panelist — whom The Sun can today reveal will this year host our Who Cares Wins awards — tells of the heart­breaking moment she was told her big sister had just weeks to live. 4Davina McCall will this year host The Sun's Who Cares Wins awardsCredit: Camera Press 4The TV star tells of the heart­breaking moment she was told her big sister had just weeks to liveCredit: Collect Fighting back tears in a hospital corridor, she was “scooped up” by a nurse who comforted Davina in her hour of need. Davina had rushed Caroline to A&E with a suspected stroke in 2012. Then tests revealed she had terminal lung cancer. Davina said: “We got the very, very bad diagnosis in A&E. “I had to keep it together for Caroline because she was going through a much worse time than I was but every now and again I’d go into the corridor and have a meltdown. “This one nurse came out...
    NHS heroes will be honoured by The Sun’s Who Cares Wins Awards — to be shown on TV for the first time. The annual celebration of healthcare staff will air on Channel 4 later this year. 4NHS heroes will be honoured by The Sun’s Who Cares Wins AwardsCredit: Edward Moss Nominate your hero here Our awards, held annually since 2017, celebrate our amazing doctors, nurses, midwives, surgeons, volunteers, researchers and charity workers. Ian Katz, director of programmes for Channel 4, said: “The past year has reminded us more powerfully than ever before of the debt we owe the remarkable NHS staff and other healthcare workers who have sacrificed so much to keep us healthy. “So I’m delighted that we are partnering with The Sun to bring their Who Cares Wins Awards ceremony to homes across the country.  “It promises to be a stirring as well as hugely entertaining event.” The awards are held in conjunction with NHS Charities Together. Last year generous Sun readers raised over £1million for the charity in order to get vital support to staff in their...
    A RECORD number of nominations have flooded in for our Who Cares Wins awards. The annual event pays tribute to healthcare staff who go beyond the call of duty. And thousands of you have told heroic stories about NHS workers, volunteers and charities. 5Lucy Carroll has nominated specialist nurse Laura Lee, 30, for helping with their successful campaign to get the NHS to pay for a drug that keeps her two ill children aliveCredit: Lucy Carroll This year’s ceremony was due to take place in October but has now been postponed until next year due to the Covid crisis. That means the deadline has been extended – so you have until December 31 to nominate your hero for one of the 11 categories, including Best Team, which is new this year. To give you inspiration, here is a selection of the amazing nominations we’ve had so far. Nominate hereTO NOMINATE GO TO: www.thesun.co.uk/WhoCaresWins Best nurse MUM Lucy Carroll has nominated specialist nurse Laura Lee, 30, for helping with their successful campaign to get the NHS to pay for a drug...
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