We are absolutely delighted to have won, not one, but THREE awards on Friday, in the Air Ambulances UK Awards of Excellence.

DSAA's Medical Lead, Dr Phil Hyde, was awarded Doctor of the Year. Phil's passion for humanity makes him a leader and visionary who has had an extraordinary year, even by his own exceptional standards.

A collaboration between DSAA, Southampton Oxford Retrieval Team, Wales and West Acute Transport for Children Service and Bristol Children's Hospital Trauma Team Leaders, was awarded Innovation of the Year, for formally supporting paediatric time-critical inter-hospital transfers in the South West region.

Finally, the prestigious Life Time Achievement Award was presented to our Chief Executive Officer, Bill Sivewright, for his outstanding contribution to the work of of DSAA and the air ambulance community over the last 11 years.

We are immensely proud to have been shortlisted in so many categories this year, highlighting the incredible role that everyone has played in delivering our life-saving service.

More information on these amazing achievements will follow this week.