Temporary staffing specialist de Poel health + care will be the headline sponsor of this year’s HSJ Awards.

The awards are the largest celebration of healthcare excellence in the UK, attracting around 1,500 entries across 23 categories.

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HSJ editor Alastair McLellan said: “The HSJ Awards are the most powerful way to recognise, celebrate and spread the best care delivered by the NHS. The awards are made possible by those organisations that support the event and we are very pleased that de Poel health + care have agreed to take on the prestigious role of headline sponsor”.

de Poel health + care managing director Andrew Preston said: “We are delighted to be the headline sponsor for the HSJ Awards. As an organisation that champions best practice in temporary recruitment procurement, particularly solutions to manage and deliver the agency rate cap, we are looking forward to celebrating the many examples of best practice, efficiency and innovation in the healthcare sector.”

The 2016 HSJ Awards are already open for entry and the close date for entries is 3 June. The awards will be judged during the summer and early autumn, with the winners being revealed on at a ceremony on 23 November.