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2016 New Year Honours for health and social care services

The 2016 New Year Honours recognise the achievements of a wide range of people throughout the health and social care sector.

People from across the health and care community have been acknowledged for their service in the latest New Year Honours awards.

Knighthoods

  • Dr Michael Graham Jacobs, Clinical Lead in Infectious Diseases, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. For services to the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases.
  • Harpal Singh Kumar, Chief Executive, Cancer Research UK. For services to cancer research.

Companions of the Order of the Bath

  • Professor Paul Anthony Cosford, Director for Health Protection and Medical Director, Public Health England. For services to public health.

Dames Commander of the Order of the British Empire

  • Professor Lesley Jean Fallowfield, Director, Sussex Health Outcomes Research and Education in Cancer, University of Sussex. For services to psycho-oncology.

  • Professor Margaret Mcrae Whitehead, Head, Department of Public Health and Policy, Institute of Psychology, Health and Society, University of Liverpool. For services to public health.

  • Professor Til Hilary Margaret Wykes, Vice-Dean of Psychology and Systems Sciences and Professor of Clinical Psychology and Rehabilitation, King’s College London. For services to clinical psychology.

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

  • Professor Viv Bennett, Chief Nurse, Public Health England. For services to nursing.
  • Sharon Tracey Blackburn, Policy and Communications Director, National Care Forum. For services to nursing and the not-for-profit care sector.
  • Dr Timothy John Gilby Brooks, Head, Rare and Imported Pathogens Laboratory, Public Health England. For services to public health.
  • Professor David Alastair Standish Compston, Professor of Neurology, University of Cambridge. For services to multiple sclerosis treatment.
  • Professor Charles Frank Craddock, Professor of Haemato-Oncology, University of Birmingham, and Consultant Haematologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. For services to medicine and medical research.
  • Professor Melanie Jane Davies, Professor of Diabetes Medicine, University of Leicester, and Honorary Consultant, University Hospitals of Leicester. For services to diabetes research.

  • Paul Farmer, Chief Executive, Mind. For services to mental health.

  • Sandra Jane Keene, Director of Adult Social Services, Leeds City Council, and President, ADASS. For services to social care.
  • Professor Deirdre Anne Kelly, Consultant Paediatric Hepatologist, Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. For services to children and young people with liver disease.

  • Professor Karen Anne Luker, Lately Dean, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester. For services to nursing and midwifery.
  • Dr Geraldine Mary Strathdee, OBE, National Clinical Director for Mental Health, NHS England. For services to mental health.

  • Keith Malcolm Willett, National Director for Acute Care, NHS England, and Professor of Orthpaedic Trauma Surgery, University of Oxford. For services to the NHS.

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

  • Maree Lisette Barnett, Head of Emerging Infections, Department of Health.
  • Neil Richard Bentley, Head of Specialist Microbiology Technical Services, Public Health England. For services to public health.
  • Lorraine Bewes, Chief Financial Officer, Chelsea and Westminster NHS Foundation Trust. For services to NHS financial management.
  • Martin Russell Bromiley, Founder, Clinical Human Factors Group. For services to patient safety.
  • Dr Adrienne Cooper, Strategic Director, Adult Social Services, Housing and Health, Sutton Borough Council. For services to adult social services.
  • Stephen Groves, National Head of Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response, NHS England. For services to public health.
  • Dr Jennifer Margaret Harries, Director, South of England, Public Health England. For services to public health.

  • Professor Amanda Caroline Howe, Professor of Primary Care, University of East Anglia and President-Elect, World Organization of Family Doctors. For services to primary care.
  • Daljit Lally, Deputy Chief Executive, Northumberland County Council and Joint Executive Director, Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. For services to integrated care.
  • Dr Daniel Stuart Martin, critical care doctor, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. For services to the prevention of infectious diseases.
  • Michelle Mitchell, Chief Executive, Multiple Sclerosis Society. For services to older people and the voluntary sector.
  • Professor Helen Margaret Odell-Miller, Professor of Music Therapy and Director, Music Therapy Research Centre, Anglia Ruskin University. For services to music therapy.
  • Professor Nichola Jane Katharine Rumsey, Professor of Appearance Psychology, University of the West of England. For services to people affected by an altered appearance.
  • Dr Oliver John Shanley, Executive Director, Quality and Safety, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust. For services to mental health and disabilities nursing.
  • Professor Stephen William Smye, theme lead, National Institute of Health Research Clinical Research Network. For services to healthcare research.
  • Heather Patricia Strawbridge, Chair, South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust. For services to health and care.
  • Jane Tomkinson, Chief Executive, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. For services to NHS financial management.

Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

  • Beverley Barclay, Director of Clinical Services, The J’s Hospice, Essex. For services to nursing, particularly young adults with life-limiting conditions.
  • Dr Nisreen Hanna Booya, lately medical director, South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. For services to healthcare, particularly mental health.
  • Ailsa Margaret, Mrs Bosworth, Chief Executive and founder, National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society. For services to people with rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Janet Burns, Chair, National Dignity Council. For services for the promotion of dignity in care for all.
  • Philippa Davies, lately Deputy Director of Nursing, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. For services to nursing.
  • Jane Sarah Prosser Davies-Slowik, Associate Dental Dean, Health Education West Midlands and Special Care Dentist, Wolverhampton NHS. For services to improving oral health of disadvantaged people.
  • Avril Mary Devaney, Director of Nursing, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. For services to nursing of people with mental health problems.
  • Stephen Mark Evans, Paramedic, North West Ambulance Service. For services to first response and voluntary service to young people.
  • Julie Flaherty, Nurse Consultant, Paediatric Assessment and Decision Area, Salford Royal Foundation Trust. For services to paediatric nursing in Greater Manchester.
  • Professor Alfred Paul Forster, lately chair, Prostate Cancer UK. For services to patients with prostate cancer.
  • Dr Rachel Jane Furley, Paediatrician, Cambridgeshire. For services to sick and disabled children in the UK and Belarus.
  • Deborah Glover, Editor, Primary Care Nursing Review. For services to nursing and nursing journalism.
  • Richard Paul Griffin, Director, Institute of Vocational Learning and Workforce Research, Buckinghamshire New University. For services to health and care.
  • Dr Charles Thomas Heatley, GP and Clinical Director for Elective Care, NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group. For services to primary healthcare.
  • Susan Johnson, JP, Chair, Macmillan Cancer Support, Hyndburn Fundraising Committee and area chair, East Lancashire Committees. For services to supporting patients with cancer.
  • Elizabeth Lees, Deputy Director, Nursing and Patient Experience, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust. For services to nursing.
  • Wendy Penelope Maxwell, Founder, Chill4Us Carers. For services to carers.
  • Cyd McCarthy-Akrill, Regional Director, Hull and Yorkshire, Barchester Healthcare. For services to people with learning disabilities and complex needs in Hull and Yorkshire.
  • Judith Barbara McGregor, Head of Programmes, Skills Academy for Health North West, Health Education England. For services to health education in the NHS.
  • Annie Brenda Ollivierre-Smith, Cath Lab Manager and Lead Cardiac Nurse, BMI The London Independent Hospital. For services to cardiac nursing.
  • Professor Allan Anthony Pacey, Professor of Andrology, Department of Oncology and Metabolism, University of Sheffield. For services to reproductive medicine.
  • Paula Phillips, nurse consultant, Child and Adolescent Forensic Mental Health Services, South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. For services to mental health nursing.
  • David William Prout, Perinatal Community Mental Health Nurse, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. For services to community mental health nursing.
  • Eric Rooney, Consultant in Dental Public Health, Public Health England. For services to dentistry.
  • Julia Aline Samuel, Founder Patron and Trustee, Child Bereavement UK. For services to bereaved children.
  • Carol Ann Stonham, senior nurse practitioner, Minchinhampton GP Surgery, Gloucestershire. For services to nursing.
  • Samantha Jane Swinglehurst, lead nurse, specialist practice, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. For services to child and adolescent mental health services.
  • Lucy Alexandra Watts, for services to young people with disabilities.
  • Graeme Kendal Whippy, senior manager, group disability programme, Lloyds Banking Group. For services to people with dementia and disabilities.
  • Helen Macpherson Young Wilcox, vice-chair, Skills for Care. For services to social care.
  • Dr Anthony Ffoulkes Williams, Chair, Subgroup on Maternal and Child Nutrition, Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition. For services to nutrition in infants and children.

Medallist of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)

  • Maurice Charlesworth, senior volunteer, Age UK Lambeth. For services to older people in Lambeth, London.
  • Dr Darren Frazer Daniels, Chief Executive, UK Sepsis Trust. For services to improving services for sepsis sufferers.
  • Pauline Anne Donaldson, Treasurer, Tyne and Wear ME/CFS Support Group. For services to people with myalgic encephalomyelitis and chronic fatigue syndrome and their carers.
  • Fiona Fry, lead specialist nurse in Hepatology, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust. For services to nursing.
  • Patricia Mary Glazebrook, Vice President, Sick Children’s Trust. For services to sick children and their families in Cambridge.
  • John Joe Heuerman, Ambassador, Bobby Moore Fund. For services to cancer research.
  • Helen Clare Meehan, lately specialist palliative care nurse, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. For services to palliative care.
  • Elizabeth Joan Sexton, Chairman, League of Friends of Chippenham Hospital. For services to the community in Chippenham, Wiltshire.
  • Kathryn Ruth Vowden, lately nurse consultant, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. For services to nursing.

Queen’s Ambulance Medal

  • Stephen Payne, Paramedic (Retired), South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS FT.
  • David Whitmore, Senior Clinical Adviser, London Ambulance Service NHS Trust.
  • Thomas McGarey, Risk Manager, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service.
  • Colin Robert Jeffery, Head of Operations, Hywel Dda University Health Board.

Read the full New Year Honours 2016 list.