The 2021 BAPM Gopi Menon Awards showcased the talent and dedication shown by individuals and teams in the field of perinatal medicine. 

Our judges had a difficult task shortlisting the nominees and deciding on a winner. You'll find all of the shortlisted nominees below.

The categories

  • Improving quality in perinatal care
  • Supporting the perinatal team
  • Excellence in research or innovation
  • Making a difference for families
  • Outstanding contribution to BAPM by a trainee
  • Outstanding contribution to BAPM by a nurse, ANNP, midwife or AHP

Category winner: Sarah Bates and Tracey Kay

For this award we couldn’t separate two outstanding candidates. Both of them worked on the PeriPrem project and demonstrated amazing teamwork, so it seemed fitting to celebrate both of them as joint winners. 


Category winner: the MIST and MISTe project.

In this category we also wanted to make a special commendation. The Looking Beyond Project came a close second in the scoring and we wanted to highlight the great work being done by this team on addressing inequalities.


Category winner: Janet Berrington and the Neonatal Biobank


Category winner: Josie Anderson for her work on the 'Parents Aren’t Visitors' campaign


Category winner: Amarpal Bilkhu

We also made a special commendation to Ilana Levine as she also contributed a huge amount to BAPM this year, most notably for her work on the breastfeeding toolkits. 


Category winner: Jo Hodson and Sara Clarke

The judges couldn’t separate the applicants for these awards, both Jo Hodson and Sara Clarke were announced as the winners of this award for 2021. 

British Association of Perinatal Medicine (BAPM) is registered in England & Wales under charity number 285357 at 5-11 Theobalds Road, London, WC1X 8SH.
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