Our sponsors

Our 2019 sponsors

MDDUS Sponsor Logo

MDDUS is a mutual defence organisation founded by and for healthcare professionals, with an expert staff of doctors, dentists, lawyers and risk advisers who are leaders in the medico- and dento-legal field.


We are proud to be associated with the BMJ Awards and to support the Stroke and Cardiovascular team award, which recognises the innovative work being carried out by dedicated healthcare professionals who are working to improve care in cardiology, vascular and stroke medicine.

We offer access to professionally trained advisers available to speak to you 24 hours a day – 365 days a year – and support with disciplinary and GMC matters, Coroners Inquests and indemnity against claims of negligence.

We are proud to be the principal sponsor of The BMJ Awards and to support the Stroke and Cardiovascular Team of the Year award.

Alliance Medical Sponsor Logo

Alliance Medical is Europe’s leading diagnostic and molecular imaging services provider delivering high-quality diagnostic solutions in partnership with public organisations.


We form an effective part of the health economy in each of the countries in which we operate and see our role as supporting the existing healthcare infrastructure, often providing innovative partnership solutions to local challenges in a way that builds on the strengths of the existing core services and enables these to remain intact and viable.

We achieve this through the successful integration of diagnostics into existing care pathways, bringing together clinical expertise, resources and knowledge to enhance pathways, optimise technologies and address inequalities. Our goal is to help significantly improve outcomes in major disease categories, for example cancer, neurological disorders and heart disease, for the benefit of all.

The Diagnostics category is proudly sponsored by Alliance Medical

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The Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM) is proud to sponsor the Clinical Leadership Team award 2019 with the General Medical Council.


FMLM supports the delivery of better healthcare outcomes for patients in the UK by promoting excellence in medical leadership and management through networks, resources and career opportunities for doctors of all grades and specialties.

FMLM is the UK professional home for current and aspiring medical leaders and managers and supports a dynamic membership community. FMLM is responsible for setting the new, professional standards for medical leadership and management in the UK.www.hospiceuk.org

We are proud to sponsor the 2019 BMJ to sponsor the 2019 BMJ Clinical Leadership Team award with the General Medical Council.

General Medical Council Sponsor Logo

The GMC is proud to sponsor the Clinical Leadership Team award with the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management for the third consecutive year.


We know good medical leadership is essential for raising professional standards and creating open and honest cultures within teams and organisations, so that patients receive the best possible treatment and care. This is why we’re working hard to support the medical leaders of today and tomorrow.

We are proud to sponsor the 2018 BMJ to sponsor the 2018 BMJ Clinical Leadership Team award with The Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM).


The Dunhill Medical Trust specialises in investing in high quality research into the understanding of the causes and treatments of disease, disability and frailty related to ageing.  It also provides financial support for community organisations seeking to improve the health and well-being of older people.

LEO Sponsor Logo

In line with our mission to help people achieve healthy skin and drive a higher profile for dermatology, LEO Pharma is proud to support the dermatology team category of the BMJ Awards for 2019.


Now in their 11th year, these are the UK’s premier medical awards programme, recognising and celebrating the inspirational work done by doctors and their teams.

This will be the third time that dermatology has featured and represents a fantastic opportunity to highlight and recognise the excellent work being done by the dermatology community across the country to address the many challenges, both physical, emotional and social faced by the millions of people living with skin conditions in the UK and to ultimately improve patient outcomes.

LEO Pharma are the proud sponsors of the BMJ Awards Dermatology Team of the Year 2019.

Macmillan is proud to continue to support the BMJ awards.


We’re here to help people with cancer live life as fully as they can, providing physical, financial and emotional support. So whatever cancer throws their way, we’re right there with them, whether it’s through our support line, our information and support centres or our information booklets.

And our Online Community is a space for people to talk to others who understand what they’re going through.

We also work together with healthcare professionals like you to offer opportunities to develop and learn so you can keep providing the best treatment and support. For more information, visit macmillan.org.uk/patientsupport

Macmillan are honoured to continue to support the Cancer Care category in 2019.

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The Royal College of Anaesthetists is pleased to sponsor the Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Team of the Year category in the 2018 BMJ Awards.


The Royal College of Anaesthetists is the professional body responsible for anaesthesia throughout the UK, and ensures the quality of patient care through the maintenance of standards in anaesthesia, critical care and pain medicine.

Perioperative medicine describes the practice of patient-centred, multidisciplinary and integrated medical care of patients from the moment of contemplation of surgery until full recovery. The College is proud to be leading on the development of quality improvement projects in perioperative medicine across the UK, through defined competencies within anaesthetic training, evidence-based national standards, and world-class research.

The delivery of effective perioperative medicine for enhanced patient benefit is a natural evolution in healthcare using existing skills and expertise within the NHS.

Anaesthetists are the largest single specialty group of doctors within the NHS and play a critical role in the care of patients before, during and after surgery. Over two-thirds of hospital in-patients come into contact with an anaesthetist at some stage during their admission.


The Royal College of Anaesthetists are the proud sponsors of the Anaesthesia & Perioperative Medicine category 

Patchwork is on a mission to digitally transform flexible working in healthcare. Founded by doctors and built in partnership with the NHS, we connect clinicians directly with shifts in healthcare organisations – significantly reducing agency spend whilst improving engagement between employers and temporary workers. Proudly sponsoring the “Digital Innovation Team” category.

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