How To Nominate

Air Ambulance Campaign of the Year

Sponsored by Lottery Fundraising Services

Judges are looking for: The Judges will be looking for evidence of a planned campaign or communications strategy; evidence of the publicity generated and the benefits to the air ambulance organisation or sector.  The campaign must demonstrate outstanding creativity, consistency of the brand message and the achievement of key objectives.

Evidence of campaign/communications strategy planning; evidence of publicity generated and/or benefits derived from publicity or campaign. Demonstration of outstanding creativity, consistency of brand message and achievement of key objectives of the campaign.

Air Ambulance Doctor of the Year

Sponsored by Leonardo Helicopters

Judges are looking for: A noteworthy incident involving clinical and/or professional patient care with supporting evidence of clinical or professional intervention. Information provided should detail the treatment or care, and patient outcome; alternatively, entries should provide evidence to support exceptional clinical or professional duty with an air ambulance operation over a 12 month period.

Innovation of the Year

Sponsored by Sloane Helicopters

Judges are looking for: Judges will be looking for genuine innovations that have substantially improved patient care through the support to and/or operation of an air ambulance.

Air Ambulance Paramedic of the Year

Sponsored by BMW

Judges are looking for: A noteworthy incident involving clinical and/or professional patient care with supporting evidence of clinical or professional intervention. Information provided should detail the treatment or care, and patient outcome; alternatively, entries should provide evidence to support exceptional clinical or professional duty with an air ambulance operation over a 12 month period.

Air Ambulance Pilot of the Year

Sponsored by Safran UK

Judges are looking for: A noteworthy incident with supporting evidence of outstanding airmanship during an air ambulance mission; alternatively, evidence to demonstrate exceptional professional airmanship with air ambulance operations over a 12 month period.

Air Operations Support Staff of the Year

Sponsored by Allianz UK

Judges are looking for: A sustained period of exceptional service in an operations support role and/or a noteworthy incident involving HEMS operations. Information provided should detail the individual’s ongoing exceptional service with an air ambulance operation over a 12 month period or longer; or their noteworthy role in an incident within the last 12 months.

Charity Staff Member of the Year

Sponsored by Bayards Heliport Solutions

Judges are looking for: An outstanding example of contributions to an air ambulance charity; employment record and evidence of high professional standards of performance and achievement.

Charity Volunteer of the Year

Sponsored by Tower Lotteries

Judges are looking for: Examples of volunteer work and benefits to the charity; fundraising or volunteer history; individual funds raised;  length of service

Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by Specialist Aviation Services

Judges are looking for: A demonstration of a personal passion for the air ambulance sector as a whole and/or an air ambulance charity in particular over a long period of time.  Someone who has contributed to, and /or changed the course of events for the sector/an air ambulance charity for the better.

Outstanding Young Person of the year

Sponsored by Babcock MCS Onshore

We are looking for an outstanding young person (6 – 18 years) who has accomplished something fantastic for their air ambulance charity. The young person may be a patient, volunteer or part of a school or college initiative that has promoted a positive image of young people and their support for their air ambulance charity; the young person may be a committed fundraiser or they may have contributed in any other way.

Special Incident Award

Sponsored by Airbus Helicopters

Judges are looking for: Description of the 999 call; explanation of the team’s skills; explanation of clinical interventions; explanation of exceptional nature of the case; outcome of patient(s).