The outstanding work of six individuals from across the UCLPartners academic and healthcare community has been recognised in this year’s honours list.
Each year the New Year’s Honours list recognises the achievements of a wide range of extraordinary people across the United Kingdom. This year, 1,123 people received an award, with health sector recipients making up 10% of all honours.
Honours included damehoods for Cathy Warwick, former chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives and Clare Marx, outgoing president of the Royal College of Surgeons, and a CBE for Dr Robin Lovell-Badge, from the Francis Crick Institute, for services to genetics and stem cell research. There was also a Knight Grand Cross for medical scientist Sir Keith Peters.
The achievements of individuals from the NHS feature in the list, with CBEs for Hilary Garratt, NHS England’s Director of Nursing and Dr Anne Rainsberry, former Regional Director (London) for NHS England.
Honours awarded to those from the UCLPartners community included:
University College London Hospital
Knighthood: Professor Terence Stephenson, Honorary Consultant Paediatrician, for services to healthcare and children’s health.
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Knighthood: Tim Melville-Ross, Trust Chair and Chair of the Higher Education Council for England, for services to higher education.
Barking, Havering, and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
OBE: Wendy Matthews, Director of Midwifery and Deputy Chief Nurse, for services to midwifery.
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
CBE: Professor Tim Briggs, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, for services to the surgical profession.
University of Edinburgh, Health Data Research UK
CBE: Professor Andrew Morris, Vice Principal of Data Science (University of Edinburgh) and Former Chair of UCLPartners Informatics Board, for services to science in Scotland.
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
MBE: Dr Jake Dunning, Honorary Consultant, for contributions to Ebola research.
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