Seeking life savers and first aid champions for Everyday Heroes
awards – nominations now open!
Nominations are now open for our annual inspiring awards
celebrating the nation's life savers
The St John Ambulance Everyday Heroes awards are back and we’re
on the lookout for inspiring stories of first aid heroism from the
If you know an inspiring Everyday Hero that’s saved a life
through first aid or championed first aid in their school or
community, we’d love to hear from you. We’ll also be recognising
businesses which have gone the extra mile.
Nominations opened this week with an afternoon tea reception in
the Houses of Parliament, where last year’s winners were celebrated
and honoured in the presence of MPs and other VIPs. The reception
also highlighted our Every Child a Lifesaver
campaign – a joint initiative with the British Red Cross and
British Heart Foundation to support Teresa Pearce’s private
member’s bill to get first aid into secondary schools.
Sue Killen, Chief Executive at St John Ambulance said:
‘Everyone has the ability to save a life and the St John
Ambulance Everyday Heroes awards give us a chance to celebrate
those who are doing just that. We’re on the lookout for anyone who
has gone out of their way to help people through first aid – from
life savers, to campaigners, to teachers, to fundraisers.
‘Each year we hear incredibly inspiring stories of ordinary
people who have done extraordinary things. If you know someone who
deserves recognition for their outstanding first aid achievements,
nominate them for an Everyday Heroes award.’
Last year’s awards saw a host of celebrity supporters, with VIP
attendees including Kirsty Gallacher, Fabrice Muamba, Dr Dawn
Harper, Michelle Heaton, Jaymi Hensley, Ferne McCann, Charlie
Webster, Kimberley Garner, Amelle Berrabah, Quentin Willson, and Dr
To find out about our award categories and to nominate your own
Everyday Hero visit sja.org.uk/everydayheroes.