Chesney Awards open for radiography students in the Midlands region

Nomination deadline is 23 September 2022

Published: 24 February 2022 Students

Nominations are encouraged from SoR members to award students who are undertaking their practical training within the Midlands region and have gone above and beyond normal standards or consistently demonstrated their understanding of patient care / enhancing patient experience.


Twin sisters Muriel  and Noreen Chesney were famous   in the radiography world. Muriel passed away, aged 89 years of age in 2010 and Noreen, 93 years of  age in 2014. Joint authors of several textbooks and papers, experienced and very well respected teachers of Radiography, they were both enthusiastic supporters of The International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists and their association with Radiography carried on long into  retirement.

Muriel and Noreen were superintendent teachers in the Midlands region; Muriel at Birmingham and Noreen at Coventry and Warwick, and it is with that in mind Midlands Region are launching a student award in memory of their outstanding contribution to radiography.

The Midlands Region Chesney Award of a certificate and  £100 and will be presented to recognise the recipient's exemplary patient care. This may be an example of a student going above and beyond normal standards or a student who has consistently demonstrated  their understanding  of patient care and / or enhancing patient experience. 

The award is in it's second year and is open to any of our undergraduate student member of The Society of Radiographers whose clinical placement base is within the Midlands Region. Nominations can be made by any SoR member by completing the nomination form and sending to our Regional Chair or Secretary.

The winner will be announced at the MRC Regional Study Day in November.


Nominations can be made by any SoR member by completing the form below.

All nominations must be received by 23 September 2022

The winner will be announced at the MRC Regional AGM