Judges

The BMJ Awards Judges

Anaesthesia and Perioperative Care

Rebecca Coombes
Head of Journalism
The BMJ

Anaesthesia and Perioperative Care

Joanna Poole
Anaesthetic Registrar
North Bristol NHS Trust

Cancer Care

Dr Kieran Walsh
Clinical Director,
BMJ Knowledge Centre, The BMJ

Cancer Care

Fergus Macbeth
Retired Clinical Oncologist
Ex-Director NICE Guidelines Programme
Centre for Trials Research, Cardiff University

Cancer Care

Dr Pauline Leonard
Consultant Medical Oncologist
Barking, Havering & Redbridge Unversity Trust

Cancer Care

Daksha Trivedi
Research Fellow & Project Co-lead
READY Trial, NIHR HTA

Clinical Leadership

Clara Munro
Editorial Registrar
The BMJ

Clinical Leadership

Dr Shivali Fulchand
Editor
BMJ Open

Clinical Leadership

Professor Michael West CBE
Senior Visiting Fellow
The King’s Fund

Clinical Leadership

Liz O’Riordan
Speaker, Broadcaster and Author of
The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer

Critical Care

Dr Alison Tonks
Clinical Editor
The BMJ

Critical Care

Dr Matt Morgan
Lead Clinical Editor
BMJ OnExamination

Critical Care

Alison Pittard
Dean
Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine

Critical Care

Dr Sarah Markham
Visiting Researcher
Department of Biostatistics & Health Informatics
Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN)
King’s College London

Dermatology

Dr Giselle Jones
Specialist Reviews Editor
BMJ

Dermatology

Dr Zenas Yiu
NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Dermatology
The University of Manchester

Dermatology

Dr Hiva Fassihi
Clinical Lead National XP Service and Consultant Dermatologist
St John’s Institute of Dermatology
Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dermatology

Mark R A Persad
Patient representative
SE London Dermatology Pathway Group and
British Association of Dermatologists UVB Guidelines Group

Diagnostics

Amy Davis
Consultant Radiologist, Epsom & St Helier NHS Trust
Co-founder and CCO, Hexarad

Diagnostics

David Howlett
Consultant Radiologist
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust

Diagnostics

Andy Howlett
Director of Diagnostics
Medicines Pharmacy Improvement
NHS England & Improvement

Diagnostics

Sheena Pirbhai
Founder & CEO
Stress Point Health

Digital Innovation

Dr Tom Nolan
Champion Judge
Clinical Editor
BMJ

Digital Innovation

Jenny Rasanathan
Clinical Editor
BMJ

Diversity and Inclusion

Mark Richards
Product Owner
Article Transfer Service
BMJ

Mental Health

Dr Kate Adlington 
Freelance Clinical Editor
The BMJ
Academic Clinical Fellow (ST3)
South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health

Nikki Nabavi
Editorial Scholar 2020-21
The BMJ
4th Year Medical Student
University of Manchester

Mental Health

Dr Adrian James
President
RCPsych

Primary Care

Dr Helen Macdonald
UK research editor, The BMJ
Qualified GP

Primary Care

Krishna Kasaraneni
Committee Executive Member
BMA GP England

Primary Care

Helen Salisbury
Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer
Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences

Primary Care

Alex Silverstein
Diabetes Education and Engagement Lead
NHS North West London Collaboration of CCGs.

Quality Improvement

Dr Cat Chatfield
Research Integrity Editor
The BMJ
Former QI Editor
The BMJ

Quality Improvement

Dr Cian Wade
National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow
Academy of Medical Royal Colleges
NHS England & NHS Improvement

Quality Improvement

Kenny Ajayi
Programme Director- Patient Safety Collaborative
Associate Director
Quality Improvement & Safety
Imperial College Health Partners

Quality Improvement

Emma Noble
Patient Editor (Education and strategy)
BMJ

Respiratory

Navjoyt Ladher
Head of Education
The BMJ

Respiratory

Dr Ananthakrishnan Raghuram
Consultant Respiratory Physician
Cheltenham General Hospital
Head of Postgraduate School of Medicine
Health Education England, working in the southwest

Respiratory

Professor Nicholas Hart
Clinical Director Respiratory Sleep Critical Care Lane Fox
Director of Research Delivery
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Respiratory

Vivien Payne
Patient Experience Advisor

Stroke and Cardiovascular

Kamran Abbasi
Executive Editor Content
The BMJ

Stroke and Cardiovascular

Dr Helen Routledge
Consultant Cardiologist
Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Stroke and Cardiovascular

Professor Kiran Patel
Chief Medical Officer
Deputy CEO
University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire

Stroke and Cardiovascular

Simon Denegri, OBE
Executive Director
Academy of Medical Sciences

Sustainability and Climate Change

Juliet Dobson
Digital Content Editor
The BMJ

Sustainability and Climate Change

Mala Rao
Co-champion Judge

Sustainability and Climate Change

Richard Smith
Chair
UK Health Alliance on Climate Change

Women’s Health

Emma Rourke
Associate Editor
The BMJ

Women’s Health

Dr Ayisha A Ashmore
National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow
Specialist Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology East Midlands Deanery
Care Quality Commission

Workforce and Wellbeing

Abi Rimmer
Editor
BMJ Careers

Workforce and Wellbeing

Dr David Wrigley
Deputy Chair BMA Council
BMA

Workforce and Wellbeing

Dr Andrew Molodynski
Consultant Psychiatrist
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Workforce and Wellbeing

Dr Ananta Dave
Medical Director
Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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