The Northern Ireland Clinical Research Network (NICRN) (Primary Care) is delighted to announce that its team of research nurses, Mrs. Claire Leathem, Mrs. Marina Maxwell and Mrs. Donna Hanlon have won a prestigious award at the General Practice Awards 2013 event which was held in London on November 27th. Each year, the best of the best in primary care from across the UK are invited to attend the gala event which celebrates excellence in primary care. Claire, Marina and Donna won the Clinical Team of the Year (Cardiovascular) in recognition of their work in the NICRN (Primary Care). Claire said “We were absolutely delighted and truly surprised to have won this award. We are a small but energetic team who are passionate about the work we do. Our sincere thanks for all the support and encouragement we receive on a regular basis and to the practices, patients and researchers that we have the privilege of working with every day”.’ We heartily congratulate the team and look forward to continued success in projects and awards with such a skilled and enthusiastic team leading primary care research in Northern Ireland.