Shortlist 2018

Charity of the year

  • Birth Companions
  • British Pregnancy Advisory Service
  • St Basil’s

Contribution to midwifery education

  • Vikki Coleman, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
  • Liz Gale, Mandy Stevenson, Yemi Onilude and Angeliki Bolou, University of Greenwich, linking with Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
  • Practice Development Team/South Central Ambulance Service, Royal Berkshire Hospital/South Central Ambulance

Innovation in practice

  • Deborah Livermore, St Georges University Hospitals NHS trust
  • Cass McNamara, Birthsparks Ltd
  • Zoe Samuel, Saint Mary's Hospital Oxford Road
  • Substance misuse team and Narcotics anonymous, Aberdeen Maternity Hospital

Midwife of the year

  • Michelle Lynch, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
  • Shahnaz Shahid, Aga Khan University School of Nursing & Midwifery
  • Memuna Sowe, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust

Midwife or peer supporter in improving breastfeeding

  • Marie Armitt, Tameside and Glossop Integrated NHS Foundation Trust
  • Helen Shanahan, Treliske Hospital Cornwall
  • Justine White, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich

Midwifery leadership

  • Emma Gornall, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals
  • Jessica Read Regional Maternity Lead for London & Clare Capito Deputy Regional Maternity Lead for London, NHS England, Skipton House

Student midwife of the year

  • Lucy Bannister, Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Paula Cerrioni, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, Queen Elizabeth site
  • Charlene Cole, Coventry University

Team of the year

  • JIG-SO (multiagency team), ABM University Health Board
  • The Hull and East Yorkshire Perinatal Mental Health Liaison Service, Department of Psychological Medicine, Clarendon Health Centre, Victoria House, Hull
  • Elaine Pirrie on behalf of Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit, Ayrshire Maternity Unit

Use of technology in midwifery

  • Sarah Chitongo, Middlesex University
  • Infant feeding team Ward 3 Dr Grays, Dr Grays General Hospital, Elgin Scotland
  • Rebecca Tranter, Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

International Contribution to midwifery

  • Olivia Jeacock, Gloucester
  • Helen Loewenstein, Liberia/Nottingham City Hospital
  • Jane Rooney, Liverpool John Moores' University (LJMU)