Policy paper

Award to recognise distinguished service by the ambulance service

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The Queen’s Ambulance Service Medal (QAM) to be awarded to recognise distinguished service by the ambulance service.

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The Secretary of State for Health (Mr Andrew Lansley) has informed the House that Her Majesty the Queen has graciously approved a proposal for the issue of a Queen’s Ambulance Service Medal (QAM) to recognise distinguished service by the ambulance service.

The Command Paper [Cm 8140] was laid before Parliament on 11 July 2011 instituting the QAM. A copy of the Command Paper is available with further information on the criteria for eligibility, along with details on how to nominate individuals for the Medal.