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2017 New Year Honours for health and social care services

The 2017 New Year Honours recognise the achievements of a wide range of people throughout the health and social care sector.

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

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire

Sir Cyril Chantler, Emeritus Professor Guy’s, King’s, and St Thomas’s Medical School For services to leadership in healthcare

Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Professor Caroline Leigh Watkins, Professor of Stroke and Older People’s Care, College of Health and Wellbeing, University of Central Lancashire For services to nursing and older people’s care
Professor Elizabeth Nneka Anionwu CBE, Emeritus Professor of Nursing For services to nursing and the Mary Seacole Statue Appeal

Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire

David Morgan Sloman, Chief Executive, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust For services to the NHS
Professor Nicholas Andrew Black, Professor of Health Services Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine For services to healthcare research
David Behan CBE, Chief Executive, Care Quality Commission For services to health and care

Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Edward Webb, Lately Deputy Director, Tissue, Embryology, Donation and Sponsorship, Department of Health For services to health science
Mrs Angela Rippon OBE, Development Lead, Dementia Friendly Communities For services to dementia care
Professor Peter Leslie Weissberg, Lately Medical Director, British Heart Foundation For services to medical research and cardiovascular health
Professor Geraldine Walters, Lately Director of Nursing & Midwifery, King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust For services to nursing and midwifery
Dr Stephen Charles Inglis, Lately Director, National Institute for Biological Standards and Control, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency For services to health protection
Mrs Cecilia Anim, President, Royal College of Nursing and Clinical Nurse Specialist in Women’s Health For services to women’s health
Professor Kamaldeep Singh Bhui, Professor of Cultural Psychiatry and Epidemiology, Queen Mary’s University of London For services to mental health research and care
Professor Jack Martin Cuzick, Director, Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine and Head, Centre for Cancer Prevention For services to cancer prevention and screening
Michael Patrick Pragnell, Chairman, Cancer Research UK For services to cancer research
Mrs Helena Rebecca Herklots, Chief Executive, Carers UK For services to carers

Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Dr Lorna McLeod Williamson, Lately Director of NHS Blood and Transplant For services to the advancement of blood, tissue and stem cell donations
Ms Gail Adams, Head of Nursing, UNISON For services to nursing and public healthcare
Professor Ghulam Jeelani Mufti, Professor of Haemato-oncology, School of Medicine, King’s College London For services to haematological medicine
Professor Deborah Ann Sturdy, Nurse Adviser, Care England For services to older people, dementia care and nursing
Professor Keri Vivien Thomas, Founder and National Clinical Lead, The National Gold Standards Framework Centre in End of Life Care For services to end of life care
Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent, Head of Maternity, NHS England For services to midwifery
Mrs Ailsa Margaret Rutter, Director, FRESH Smoke-free North East For services to tobacco control
Professor Rachel Anne Munton, Lately Managing Director, East Midlands Academic Health Science Network For services to healthcare
Mrs Lynda Ann Bonner, Founder, National Nursing and Midwifery Nursing Network For services to the treatment of venous thromboembolism
Ms Sarah Elizabeth Brennan, Chief Executive, Young Minds For services to children and young people’s mental health
Professor Gene Solomon Feder, General Practitioner, Helios Medical Centre, Bristol and Professor of Primary Care, University of Bristol For services to healthcare and victims of domestic abuse
Mrs Jane Ann Gray, Consultant Nurse For services to homeless and vulnerable people in the Midlands
Mrs Christine Janette Craik, Director of Occupational Therapy, Brunel University For services to occupational therapy, particularly mental health services and education
Ms Alison Sarah Baum, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Best Beginnings For services to tackling child health inequalities
Ms Rosalind Margaret Alstead, Director of Nursing and Clinical Standards, Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust For services to nursing
Ms Susan Baker, Director, Time to Change For services to mental health
Mr Terry Arthur Dafter, Lately Director of Adult Social Care at Stockport Council For services to children’s and adult social care
Mr Alexander Clive Fox, Chief Executive Officer, Shared Lives Plus For services to social care
Mrs Bernie Ryan, Directorate Manager, St Mary’s Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Manchester For services to supporting people affected by sexual assault

Members of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Ms Jacqueline Dyer, Vice-Chair, NHS Mental Health Taskforce For services to mental health
Mr Kenneth Hoskisson, Chair, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust For services to the NHS and voluntary service to end of life patients
Professor Elizabeth Jane Kay, Associate Dean for Equality and Inclusion and Foundation Dean Peninsula Dental School For services to dental education
Dr Stuart Glynn Wood, Head of Music Therapy, Barchester Healthcare For services to music therapy and care
Mr Philip Neil Large, Chair, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust For services to healthcare
Dr Victoria Ann Goodwin, Senior Research Fellow, University of Exeter For services to physiotherapy
Professor Deborah Bowman, Professor of Medical Ethics, St George’s, University of London For services to medical ethics
Professor Miranda Rachel Wolpert, Founder, Evidence Based Practice Unit, AFNCCF and UCL and Co-Founder, the Child Outcomes Research Consortium For services to child and adolescent mental healthcare
Mrs Sylvia Ingrid Morris, Founder and Chair of Karen Morris Memorial Trust, Cambridgeshire For services to leukaemia patients and their families
Mr David Wilkinson, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Postgraduate Dean, Health Education England, Yorkshire For services to the NHS
Mr Richard James Delderfield, Honorary President, Bloodwise For services to leukaemia and lymphoma research
Dr Howard James Leicester For services to improving patient services in the NHS
Dr Anthony Hill, Lately Director of Public Health, Lincolnshire County Council and NHS Lincolnshire For services to public health
Miss Sarah Marianne Murray, Senior Lecturer, Head of Centre and Programme Lead, Institute of Dentistry, Queens Mary University of London For services to oral health
Ms Rachel Isabel Griffiths, Mental Capacity Act lead, Care Quality Commission For services to vulnerable people
Dr David Michael Hegarty, Chair, Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group and Chair of West Midlands Clinical Senate For services to primary care
Dr Peter Dickson, Principal in General Practice and Senior Policy Adviser, National Clinical Assessment Service For services to primary care and the National Clinical Assessment Service
Dr Premila Nalini Webster, Director of Public Health Education and Training, Nuffield Department of Population Health, University of Oxford For services to public health
Dr Helen Jayne Livingstone, Specialist Palliative Care Consultant, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust For services to the care of end of life healthcare
Mrs Anne Judith Jolly, Founder and Manager, Sudden Adult Death Trust UK For services to raising awareness of sudden arrhythmic death syndrome
Mr Jonathan Bernard Benjamin For service to national campaigning on awareness of suicide and mental illness
Professor Andrew John Timothy George, Chair, Hammersmith Hospital Research Ethics Committee For services to research participants and the ethical governance of clinical research
Mrs Jennifer Cooke For services to supporting people with neuro-disabilities
Mrs Tessa Mary Morrish, Chair, Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Appeal, North Hampshire and Cystic Fibrosis Care, Frimley Park Hospital Surrey For services to people with cystic fibrosis
Mrs Claire Lomas For charitable and voluntary services to spinal injury research
Ms Gillian Joan Adele Palmer, Founder, Marie Collins Foundation For services to abused children
Mrs Susan Mary Farrington Smith, Chief Executive, Brain Tumour Research For services to brain tumours research and awareness raising
Mr Frank Stansil, Fundraiser, King’s College Hospital Charity For services to health charities

Medalist of the Order of the British Empire (BME)

Mrs Elizabeth Wilson Robinson, Bereavement Manager, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust For services to healthcare
Mr Mark Kenneth Smith, Founder, Ryan Smith Foundation For services to supporting people with brain injuries and their families
Professor Peter Andrew Heasman, Volunteer Member, NHS Research Ethics Committees For services to providing ethical review and support to researchers
Mrs Jean Evelyn Huggan, Volunteer, Milton Keynes Bereavement Service, Buckinghamshire For services to bereaved families
Dr Siow Yen Andersen, Safeguarding Lead, North Leeds For services to safeguarding children and prevention of domestic violence in north Leeds
Mrs Louise Stephanie Ellis, Chair, Hampstead, Research Ethics Committee, Health Research Authority For services to the research ethics service
Mrs Tracy Foster, Play Specialist, Paediatric Burns Service, Mid Yorkshire Hospitals For services to children with severe burns in Yorkshire
Mr Siraaj-UI-Haq Nadat, Senior Quality of Life Facilitator, Changing Our Lives For services to people with disabilities in the west Midlands
Mr Hamish Murray Andrew Elvidge, Founder, The Matthew Elvidge Trust For services to suicide prevention and bereavement support
Mr Devan Alexander William Witter, Founder, Devan Group, East Yorkshire For services to children’s mental healthcare and wellbeing
Miss Brenda Clark, Founder, Youth Cancer Trust Charity For services to children with cancer

Queen’s Ambulance Medal

Robert Glyn Williams Former Chief Executive, North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Paul Albert Smith Sector Delivery Manager, London Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Nigel Rees Head of Research and Innovation, Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust
Andrew Challenger Senior Education and Development Lead, Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust
Published 30 December 2016