It has been announced that the ACCEA 2020 Round has been suspended. Following this suspension, ministers have now agreed to extend those awards that were due to be renewed in 2020 by one year. 

Extended awards will be due for renewal in the 2021 competition and renewable for 4 years.National Clinical Excellence Award holders who were due to submit a renewal application in 2020, and whose award is due to expire on 1 April 2021, should complete the online form available here .

The form should take less than 5 minutes to complete, but must be completed by 31 July 2020. For more information, click here 

For further help or advice contact accea@dhsc.gov.uk