The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the UK’s most prestigious business awards, given only to companies or individuals who are outstanding in their field. Previously known as the Queen’s Awards to Industry, the first Awards were given in 1966. This year there is a total of 162 business awards: 110 for International Trade, 39 for Innovation and 13 for Sustainable Development.

HCA has been honoured with the Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade, for outstanding achievement in investment and growth of overseas business. This is the third time HCA have been presented with this award which is a tremendous achievement.

What does the International Trade category cover?

Winners have demonstrated that their business has achieved substantial growth in overseas earnings and in commercial success (for their business size and sector) through either outstanding achievement over 3 years or continuous achievement over 6 years.

Further information is available at HCA Hospitals website