Nominations Shortlisted for an Award

Innovation and Service Development Award

Ministry of Defence and National Health Service Partnership, Oxford, Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust, Adult Intensive Care Unit
The Critical Care Air Support Teams providing worldwide repatriation of the most critically ill and injured service personnel in conjunction with the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust ICU.

New Inpatient Mental Health facility in British Forces Germany – BFG Health Service
The opening of a new inpatient mental health unit, providing a wider range of treatment and recreational facilities, tailored programmes, and a teaching psychiatric environment.

Defence Patient Tracking System – Defence Medical Services Department, Defence Analytical Services and Advice and Joint Medical Command
Introduction of a patient tracking system allowing all contributing agencies to record and retrieve information from a single authoritative source.

Education and Training Award

Critical Care Air Support Team (Equipment) Training Flight, Tactical Medical Wing, RAF Lyneham in collaboration with the John Radcliffe Hospital, critical care units
The provision of training and education for RAF medical and nursing staff to deliver aeromedical critical care.

RAF Paramedic Training - Chief of staff health/Director General Medical Service (RAF) Department HQ AIR and Great Western Ambulance Service
Partnership for the training of RAF personnel to Registered Paramedic standard.

Combat Casualty Care Training - Royal College for Defence Medicine, Birmingham
Development of training courses for trauma and disaster medicine.

Deployed Healthcare Award

Ministry of Defence and National Health Service Partnership, Oxford – Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust – Adult Intensive Care Unit
The Critical Care Air Support Teams providing worldwide repatriation of the most critically ill and injured service personnel in conjunction with the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust ICU.

Sgt Mark White nominated by Officer Commanding Deployed Air Response Team Squadron, Officer Commanding Tactical Medical Wing
The initial treatment of, safe emplanement and continued care of 16 casualties wounded in a suicide bombing.

Medical Emergency Response Team (Enhanced), Op Herrick, Christmas and New Year 2007/8 - Medical Emergency Response Team (Enhanced) members from RAMC, RN and RAF
Medical Emergency Response Team, based at Camp Bastion, providing resuscitation and pre-hospital critical care from close to the point of wounding and on return by helicopter.

Health Improvement and Promotion Award

Implementing Change after Research into Ethnicity of Peripheral Cold Injury - The Army Primary Health Care Service and the University of Surrey
Research project into the ethnicity of cold injuries resulting in changes in training and issue of equipment and clothing.

The Heat Illness Clinic at the Institute of Naval Medicine - Institute of Naval Medicine, Environmental Medicine Unit, Hants
The investigation of military patients to have suffered heat injury.

Anthrax Vaccination: Side effects and informed choice – The King’s Centre for Military Health Research, London
Investigation of ill health in Gulf War veterans leading to changes in administering of vaccinations.

Ministry of Defence and National Health Service Partnership, Oxford – Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust – Adult Intensive Care Unit
The Critical Care Air Support Teams providing worldwide repatriation of the most critically ill and injured service personnel in conjunction with the Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust ICU.

Mental Health Award

Kings College cohort study – The King’s Centre for Military Health research and ACDMH
Mental health research and partnership between the National Health Service and the Defence Medical Services.

Implementation of the New Mental Health Service in BFG Health Service
Improved access to a multidisciplinary mental health service across BFG.

Reservist Mental Health Programme - Reservist Training and Mobilisation Centre, Chetwynd Barracks, Chilwell
Delivering mental health services to demobilised military reservists who have deployed on operations.

Healthcare Reservist of the Year

Doctor Mark Sheridan, Altnagelvin Hospital, Londonderry, nominated by the Western Health and Social Care Trust
Dr Sheridan is nominated for his input as a consultant anaesthetist, treating patients in difficult operational conditions as a member of the medical retrieval team flying into hostile territory.

Lieutenant Colonel Ackerman, TA Centre Llandaff North, Cardiff, nominated by Colonel Phillip Hubbard, Commanding Officer, Brigade Commander 203 Field Hospital
Lieutenant Colonel Ackerman is nominated for her deployment as the Clinical Director Field Hospital in Afghanistan and evaluating and mentoring military healthcare professionals in their adaptive foundation training prior to moving into theatre of operations.

Colonel Sam Rawlinson, East of Scotland Blood Transfusion Centre, Edinburgh, nominated by the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service
Colonel Rawlinson is nominated for tours of duty in Iraq and advisory tours to Iraq and Afghanistan proving specialist Transfusion Medicine advice and expertise to trauma surgeons.

Care of Veterans Award

Accelerated access for Veterans – Hull Teaching Primary Care Trust
Providing accelerated access to NHS services where referring practitioner suspects that any condition is related to their military.

Humber Traumatic Stress Service
Specialist trauma service providing veterans with priority care and direct access to Psychology and Occupational Therapy services.

BLESMA for Life – British Limbless Ex-Service Men’s Association, Chadwell Heath, Essex
Providing is physically challenging and emotionally stabilising rehabilitation opportunities for amputees, within a unique fellowship of amputees.

Team of the Year

Joint MOD/DH Smoking Cessation Project –Defence Medical Services Department and Department of Health, London
Development of a smoking cessation service that works in a military environment.

Joint Theatre Clinical Case Conference, Royal Centre for Defence Medicine, Birmingham
Establishment of a conference facility between deployed field hospitals, the receiving NHS hospital in Birmingham, the aeromedical cell in Brize Norton and the rehabilitation centre in Headley Court.

Phoenix NHS Stop Smoking Service network (MOD) Healthy Communities – Lincolnshire Teaching Primary Care Trust and Lincolnshire County Council
Stop smoking promotion in Lincolnshire by MOD and NHS partnership.