From David Beckham to Piers Morgan, celebs line up for selfies with health heroes at Who Cares Wins awards

THEY’RE Britain’s selfless healthcare heroes – but at our dazzling Who Cares Wins awards, our nominees were the selfie centre of attention.

Celebs including David Beckham, Piers Morgan and Kate Garraway happily posed for snaps on Tuesday night with the real stars of our show. Our awards – sponsored by the National Lottery and aired this Sunday – recognise scientists, medics and ordinary people who have shown exceptional courage. Here Amy Jones, Clare O’Reilly and Lynsey Hope mingle with the celebs and nominees . . . 

Cute Young Hero nominee Carmela Chillery-Watson, seven, scored a selfie with Becks. The youngster, from Devizes, Wiltshire, has raised more than £100,000 for research into her rare form of muscular dystrophy
Rocker Rod Stewart posed with ambulance mechanic Barney Jones, 48, from Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, who was nominated for the Unsung Hero award by his wife Teresa. Rod called Barney ‘an amazing chap’
Prince William joined Becks and his mum Sandra for a chat with Luke Wilkinson, 35, from Derby – nominated for The Caroline Flack Mental Health Hero award
Major Emma Allen

Former Chelsea star Frank Lampard met dedicated 999 Hero nominee Major Emma Allen, 38, from Tidworth, Wilts, who gave up nearly 800 hours of her own time to volunteer as an emergency co-responder during the Covid pandemic[/caption]

Best Nurse nominee Ross Anderson’s fellow diner looked familiar – Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Ross, 34, from Leather-head, Surrey, is a deputy charge nurse at Guy’s and St Thomas’ sexual health clinic in London
TV presenter Vernon Kay met Ultimate Life-saver nominee Holly Taylor, 27, of the Great North Air Ambulance, who hailed the Who Cares Wins awards as ‘incredible’
Broadcasting legend Piers Morgan raised a glass to Unsung Hero nominee and care centre worker Louise Gover 42, from Warminster, Wilts
The team from Best Charity nominee Park Lane Stables in South London bumped into Virgin Radio broadcaster Chris Evans on the red carpet

Who Cares Wins awards

The Who Cares Wins awards honour those who have helped take care of the nation.

Here are the categories:

  • 999 Hero
  • Best Charity
  • Best Doctor
  • Best Midwife
  • Best Nurse
  • Groundbreaking Pioneer
  • Mental Health Hero
  • National Lottery Award
  • Ultimate lifesaver
  • Unsung Hero
  • Young Hero

  •  The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards will be broadcast on Channel 4 and All 4 on Sunday at 7.30pm.

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