Sonographer of the Year 2019

15th May 2019

BMUS have great pleasure introducing the inaugural Sonographer of the Year Award. This new award has been created by BMUS to celebrate outstanding contributions made by Sonographers to the field of Medical Ultrasound. 

BMUS ask for nominations for those who deserve to be recognised for making a difference in their profession. Individuals nominated should

  • be champions of the profession,
  • promote excellence in the field of ultrasound,
  • provide leadership,
  • go the extra mile for patients and colleagues,
  • educate future generations with unyielding enthusiasm,
  • be a BMUS member.

The winner of this special award will be an inspirational Sonographer who will have gone above and beyond on a day to day basis – an utmost credit to their profession; and will be announced at the Ultrasound 2019 Winter Ball in Harrogate on 11th December 2019.

  • Each nomination should be through a supporting statement with a maximum word count of 500 words.
  • The proposer must be a BMUS member.
  • Serving members on BMUS council are excluded
  • All supporting information should be in the statement submitted, there should be no separate evidence.
  • Blind judging will take place - BMUS officers will shortlist the applications to the criteria below, with the winner being chosen by BMUS council.

Criteria to be considered when supplying evidence for nominations may include:

  • Championing quality care and patient safety placing it at the heart of service delivery
  • Sharing and developing visions of excellence in the field of ultrasound
  • Supporting peers and colleagues with positivity, empathy and enthusiasm
  • An inspirational member of the team
  • Commitment to Sonographers and Ultrasound
  • Continuing Professional Development
  • Publications
  • Education of others

Document (pdf)

Application Form (Word download)


Completed applications should be sent to Joy Whyte (

Closing date for entries 28th July 2019

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