The Russell Medal
The Russell Medal was established in 2000 as a tribute to Pat Russell, a long time member of the Royal Life Saving Society.
Pat’s sudden and unexpected death was a great sadness to everyone in the Society. However her legacy is an annual award for the most outstanding resuscitation or attempted resuscitation performed during the previous calendar year by a person under 18 years of age .
The young person nominated for the award must be the holder, or the previous holder, of a lifesaving award delivered by a Royal Life Saving Society Member Branch anywhere in the Commonwealth or have attended a training course/event delivered by a Royal Life Saving Society Member Branch.
Recipients of the Russell Medal are (please click recipient name for details of their rescue):
|2016||Tanner Gorille||South Africa|
|2002||Tracey Metekingi Michael Collins||New Zealand|
|2001||Gareth Dixon Carys Dixon||UK|
|2000||Jemima Lorde||St Lucia|
For the Russell Medal nomination form please click here