Director of Operations receives Queen’s Ambulance Medal in New Year’s Honours List

The Trust is delighted and very proud to announce that Derek Cartwright, Director of Operations, was awarded the Queen’s Ambulance Service Medal in the New Year’s Honours List.  He received his medal from Prince Charles at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on the 15 May.

Derek has worked for the ambulance service for almost 30 years and is one of five recipients of the medal, which is awarded to members of the NHS ambulance service who have demonstrated exemplary, distinguished and meritorious service.   Derek is the second member of staff to receive this significant award after the Cumbria and Lancashire Head of Service, Peter Mulcahy, who received it in 2012.