RESEARCH INNOVATION AWARD

  • Melissa Cheyney, Associate Professor, Oregon State University, USA
  • Dr Shawn Walker, Director, Lecturer, Breech Specialist Midwife Breech Birth Network, Kings College London, GSTT
  • Andrew Weeks, Consultant Obstetrician, Liverpool Women’s Hospital

STUDENT & TRAINEE AWARD

  • Mary McCauley, Academic Clinical Lecturer and an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist (ST7) Liverpool Women’s hospital and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
  • Lara Carter, Student Midwife, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Joanna Wilson, Student midwife, Anglia Ruskin University

INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION AWARD

  • Mary Sidebotham and Jenny Gamble, Associate Professor and Head of Midwifery Griffith University, Australia
  • Hannah McCauley and Kirsty Lowe senior research associate in midwifery Liverpool school of tropical medicine
  • VIDM Committee (Linda Wylie), Conference Convenor and Committee Member, VIDM (Virtual International Day of the Midwife)
  • Tara R. Livesay, Midwife and Director Heartline Maternity Center, Haiti
  • Darwin Diaz, Project Medical Referent, Medecins Sans Frontières- Timergara Project, Pakistan

INTERNATIONAL MIDWIFE OF THE YEAR

  • Fran McConville, Technical Officer, Midwifery World Health Organisation
  • Atsede Kidane, Director, Atsede’s and Indie’s Clinic, Gubrye, Ethiopia

UK MIDWIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • Jayne Marshall, Foundation Professor in Midwifery, University of Leicester
  • Samukeliso Tennyson, Midwife, Northampton General Hospital
  • Erika Glenny, Caseloading Midwife, King’s College Hospital

MATERNITY TEAM AWARD

  • Highfield Midwifery Team, Wirral Hospital Trust
  • The Maternity Team at Whiston Hospital, St Helens & Knowlsey Trust
  • BMid@Cardiff, Cardiff University

PRACTICE INNOVATION AWARD

  • Rachel Reed, Senior Lecturer, University of Sunshine Coast, Australia
  • Emma Spillane, Co-Director and Training Co-ordinator for Breech Birth Network, CIC, Lead Midwife for Birth Centre and Juniper Continuity Team, Specialist Breech Midwife, Breech Birth Network and St George’s University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Emi Nurjasmi, Midwifery Lecturer, Health Polytechnic, Indonesia
  • Andrew Weeks, Consultant Obstetrician, Liverpool Women’s Hospital

TRANSFORMATION INNOVATION AWARD

  • Zoe Nelson, Maternity Matron, The Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust
  • Melanie Wildman, Postnatal Ward Manager, Royal Oldham Hospital
  • Joanne Parkington, CEO, One to One Midwives
  • Make Birth Better, Collaborative of psychiatrists, psychologists, parents, health visitors, midwifes, doulas, hynobirthers, charities, NCT, AIMS, AIMH, RCM, RCOG
  • Elinore Macgillivray on behalf of OBS Cymru, Senior Improvement Manager, 1000 Lives Improvement
  • Tamba’s Maternity Engagement Team, Project Manager and Project Co-Ordinators, Tamba

IMPROVING SAFETY AWARD

  • Safe Obstetric Systems, Fetal Pillow for making the impacted fetal head at full dilation caesarean section easier and safer
  • Dr Shawn Walker, Director, Lecturer, Breech Specialist Midwife, Breech Birth Network, Kings College London, GSTT

MATERNITY VOICES AWARD

  • Reem Saeed Alghamdi, PhD Candidate in Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Georgie Watson, MVP Chair, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LMS

SUSTAINABILITY INNOVATION AWARD

  • Zoe Nelson, Maternity Matron, The Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust
  • Shona McCann, Specialist Midwife in Perinatal Mental Health, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital, NHS Grampian
  • Jane Raitt, Chief Midwife (Interim), NHS Grampian

INCLUSION AWARD

  • Atsede’s and Indie’s Clinic Midwifery Team, Midwives, Atsede’s Clinic, Gubrye, Ethiopia
  • Teyluva Midwives, Midwives, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Ruth Oshikanlu MBE, Midwife/Pregnancy Mindset Expert, Tune In To Your Baby

BUILT ENVIRONMENT AWARD

  • TESIS – Birth Environment Research Group, Architects/Researchers, University of Florence – Department of Architecture, Italy
  • Jane Urben, Head of Midwifery, The Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust Maternity Services

MATERNITY LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT AWARD

  • Joanne Parkington, CEO, One to One Midwives
  • Tara R. Livesay, Midwife and Director, Heartline Maternity Center, Haiti

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

  • Amanda Burleigh, Midwifery Consultant
  • Joanne Parkington, CEO, One to One Midwives
  • Stephanie Michaelides, Senior Midwifery Lecturer, Middlesex University

Congratulations to all of our nominees!

We look forward to revealing the winners on the 12th November