Life Achievement Award
The above will be awarded in honour of Dr John Denmark in recognition of his time, significant contribution to development of mental health services for Deaf people and for support to Deaf people with mental health issues.
In relation to Dr Denmark, he was a founder member of ESMHD:
- Established first Psychiatric Service for Deaf people in the UK
- He oversaw initial research into the needs of Deaf people with mental health issues in NI;
- He played a major role in initiating the development of services for Deaf people in NI
- The Denmark family are associated with the development of services for Deaf people in NI – Jordanstown school for Deaf and Visually Impaired Children
Nick Kitson Memorial Poster Prize 2014.
This Prize will be awarded to the Presenter of the best Poster at the 2014 World Congress in memory of Dr Nick Kitson and his academic legacy.