AiMH UK Annual Awards & Bursaries

Promoting excellence in infant mental health practice

AiMH UK Annual Award Categories

AiMH UK offers four individual awards and one team award.

Three individual awards will be given in recognition of individuals from the UK who have made important contributions to the infant mental health community in the course of their careers

The fourth individual award was added this year to honour the work of Gwen Kirkwood.

The team award will be given to a team in the UK who are working together to make a significant contribution to meet the emotional needs of infants in their community.  

We invite nominations from the fields of health, mental health, early care and education and early intervention.

Closing date Friday 19th January 2024

‘To recognise those who have highlighted and promoted the work of infant mental health in their discipline or organisation’  

‘In recognition of a Health Visitor or Early Years Practitioner who has shown a commitment to raising awareness of infant mental health’    

‘To recognise those who have demonstrated a significant contribution to infant mental health in terms of practice or through their work in research and policy’ 

‘In recognition of an infant mental health team working collaboratively and creatively to improve infant mental health outcomes for babies in their community’

Please submit your nominations with the required materials: 

  • A 250-500 word statement indicating why the nominee should receive the award 
  • A copy of the nominee’s resume or brief biography. 
  • Two letters of support who endorse your nomination. 

Please submit all nomination materials to Lin Carruthers @ 

AiMH UK Award Winners of 2023