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Andy recognised with a medal


To mark The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, a special commemorative medal has been awarded to eligible emergency services personnel as a token of the nation’s thanks and to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s 70-year reign.

Set nationally by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) the eligibility criteria for the jubilee medals were only open to emergency services staff

Furthermore, emergency services personnel who have been in paid service, retained or in a voluntary capacity, who must publicly face the prospect of dealing with emergencies as part of their conditions of service, and have completed five full calendar years of service on 6 February 2022 were deemed eligible for a medal.


Andy Curran, Consultant in Emergency Medicine has been seconded from his substantive role at LTHTR to be Associate Medical Director for NWAS since its creation in 2006 and has been Medical Director for the Northwest Air Ambulance Charity since 2017.

His medals were presented by NWAS Corporate Consultant Paramedic Steve Bell on behalf of Her Majesty the Queen.

Well done, Andy!


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