This year’s awards will also be celebrating the 75th anniversary of the NHS.
The annual awards spotlight the NHS staff, support workers, volunteers and specialist teams who go above and beyond to provide exceptional care and support.
Now, patients, their families, work colleagues and members of the public have the chance to help them get the recognition they rightly deserve.
This year the People’s Choice category will take on a special significance as it marks the 75th anniversary of the NHS
An opportunity to celebrate someone who has made a special contribution, the shortlist of nominees for this category will be open to the public vote in September.
Nominations to the 16 categories, visit www.scottishhealthawards.com. Entries must be completed before the deadline of 11.59pm on Sunday, August 13.
The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony at the O2 Academy, Edinburgh on November 2.
Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary for NHS Recovery, Health and Social Care said: “These awards not only raise awareness of all our fantastic colleagues who work tirelessly day in, day out in our health and care service, they give us all the chance to say thank you and to express what their contributions mean to every individual in Scotland.
"Please take the time to nominate a hero or heroes to thank them for their compassion, expertise, skill and dedication.