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The Queen’s Ambulance Service Medal for distinguished service (QAM) guidance is for NHS trust ambulance services in England. The guidance provides eligibility criteria along with nomination details for the medal. It details examples of the type of service that might be recognised and the necessary procedure for the award to be made.
The Queen’s Ambulance Service Medal for distinguished service (QAM) guidance for NHS trust ambulance services in England will recognise individuals working in the ambulance service for distinguished or meritorious service. This means service, which is characterised by exceptional devotion to duty, including service marked by outstanding ability, merit and exemplary conduct. The Queen introduced the new medal for members of the ambulance service on 11 July 2011.