Nomination Forms – 2022 Scottish First Aid Awards

Each year St Andrew’s First Aid recognises extraordinary people and organisations across Scotland who have performed outstanding acts of first aid or championed first aid within their workplace.

Last time, the awards received a record-breaking number of nominations and we look forward to celebrating with each of the nominees in March 2022!

Awards Event Details: The 2022 Scottish First Aid Awards will be held on Friday 11th March, 2022 at Radisson Blu in Glasgow. Tickets will go on sale from 13th October. Each nomination receives one complimentary ticket to the event. You can view more details about the Awards event here.

Nomination Deadline: All submission forms and supporting documents must be received by 5:00pm Wednesday 1st December 2021.

Assistance: If you have any issues completing this online form or have questions about the nomination process, please don’t hesitate to contact the Awards team on 0141 332 4031 or awards@firstaid.org.uk

NOMINATION FORMS

  • First Aid Hero
    An individual (18 years or older) who saved (or provided significant assistance in saving) a life through the delivery of first aid; or applied significant first aid techniques in a high-pressure situation.
  • Young First Aid Hero
    A young person (under the age of 18) who saved (or provided significant assistance in saving) a life through the delivery of first aid; or applied significant first aid techniques in a high-pressure situation.
  • The Amy Allan Young Volunteer of the Year
    A St Andrew’s First Aid young volunteer (aged 5 – 24) who has excelled at learning, developing, practising or supporting first aid to an exemplary level – ultimately ensuring more people can be the difference between life and death.
  • St Andrew’s First Aid Volunteer of the Year
    A St Andrew’s First Aid volunteer aged 25 years or older, who has excelled at learning, developing (themselves and others), practising or supporting first aid to an exemplary level – ultimately ensuring more people can be the difference between life and death.
  • Community First Aid Champion
    This award is given to an individual or organisation who has excelled in promoting first aid, or mental health first aid, and educating their community – ultimately being ambassadors for health and safety.
  • St Andrew’s First Aid Corps Company of the Year
    This Award recognises the outstanding achievements of St Andrew’s First Aid Volunteer Corps Companies across the country. The Corps Company of the Year will be chosen based on activities throughout the past year, participation rates of volunteers, volunteering opportunities, as well taking into consideration governance and record-keeping.
  • Organisation of the Year for First Aid Excellence
    An organisation  which demonstrates an outstanding level of investment in first aid and mental health awareness, an investment in equipment and training of staff and ultimately creates a workplace that encourages staff to support each other physically and mentally.
  • First Class Award
    This award recognises an educational establishment or an individual within the education sector, who promotes an exemplary level of first aid knowledge and practice amongst staff and students and has helped build resilience through mental health awareness.
  • Emergency Services Hero of the Year
    An individual or team who works for one of Scotland’s emergency services (NHS, Police, Fire, Ambulance, Coastguard and Mountain Rescue) who saved (or provided significant assistance in saving) a life through the delivery of first aid (either physical or mental); or applied significant first aid techniques in a high-pressure situation. This award recognises the skill and dedication of our emergency service workers whose actions save lives across Scotland.
  • *NEW Scottish Volunteer of the Year (from any volunteer group)
    This is a new award to recognise those volunteers who give up their own time to work in their communities and have done inspiring work. They will have/ had a significant positive impact in their communities particularly during the pandemic.

Terms & Conditions: By submitting and/or accepting a nomination you are agreeing to the terms and conditions as outlined here.

Good luck!