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Nurse Award winners among those on Queen's Birthday Honours list

Many nurses honoured on the the occasion of the Queen's 90th birthday, including a leading RCN member

Winners of the RCNi Nurse Awards (formerly the Nursing Standard Nurse Awards) are among the healthcare professionals named in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

2011’s Nurse of the Year winner Fiona Murphy has been made an MBE for services to nursing, bereavement services and organ donation.

Gwen Moulster, who won the Learning Disability Nursing Award category this year as part of the Health Equalities Framework team, has been made an OBE.

In addition, 2015’s Enhancing the Experience of Care Award category winner, Tanya Strange, becomes an MBE for services to nursing care in south east Wales.

Becoming an MBE alongside the award winners is RCN professional lead for infection prevention and control Rose Gallagher. Ms Gallagher led the infection control nursing team at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire, through the outbreak of Clostridium difficile before taking up her role at the RCN in 2007.

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Winners of the RCNi Nurse Awards (formerly the Nursing Standard Nurse Awards) are among the healthcare professionals named in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

2011’s Nurse of the Year winner Fiona Murphy has been made an MBE for services to nursing, bereavement services and organ donation.

Gwen Moulster, who won the Learning Disability Nursing Award category this year as part of the Health Equalities Framework team, has been made an OBE.

In addition, 2015’s Enhancing the Experience of Care Award category winner, Tanya Strange, becomes an MBE for services to nursing care in south east Wales.

Becoming an MBE alongside the award winners is RCN professional lead for infection prevention and control Rose Gallagher. Ms Gallagher led the infection control nursing team at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Buckinghamshire, through the outbreak of Clostridium difficile before taking up her role at the RCN in 2007. 

And Ruth Northway, professor of Learning Disability Nursing at the University of South Wales and former consultant editor of RCNi journal Learning Disability Practice, was made an OBE.

The list of honours marking her majesty’s 90th birthday are:

Royal Victorian Order

Roisin Tierney, nursing sister, St James's Palace, London.

CBE

Cheryll Adams, founding director, Institute of Health Visiting.

Penelope Snell, vice-president, National Gardens Scheme (for services to the voluntary sector supporting nursing and healthcare).

OBE

June Andrews, nurse professor, director Dementia Services Development Centre, University of Stirling


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Gwen Moulster, co-chair, UK Learning Disability Consultant Nurse Network.

Ruth Northway, professor of learning disability nursing, University of South Wales.

Ian Peate, visiting professor, St George’s University of London and Kingston University, London, and head of School of Health Studies, Gibraltar Health Authority.

Pauline Watts, lead nurse for quality, mental health, learning disability and dementia, Public Health England.

MBE

Elizabeth Browne, former paediatric nurse, Ulster Hospital.

Vari Drennan, professor of healthcare and policy research, Kingston University, London and St Georges University of London.

June Finnie, advanced nurse practitioner, neurosurgery, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.

Rose Gallagher, professional lead for infection prevention and control, RCN.

Jane Hart, Macmillan lead cancer nurse, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, south Wales.

Fiona Murphy, assistant director of nursing bereavement and donor support, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.

Teresa Rennie, Macmillan lead nurse for haematology and oncology services, NHS Lanarkshire.

Ann Scott, former nurse consultant, mental health services for older people, South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Ireland.

Christeen Smith, senior clinical nurse specialist, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh.

Pamela Smith, professorial fellow in nursing studies, University of Edinburgh.

Tanya Strange, divisional primary care nurse, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board..

British Empire Medal

Sarah Beck, Cancer Research UK, Banbridge, County Down.

Kathleen Evans, joint quality and contract monitoring lead (nursing) Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board.

Jean Fletcher, for services to nursing care in Stourbridge, West Midlands and to the National Trust.

Margaret Russell, staff nurse, Wishaw General Hospital, North Lanarkshire.

Royal Red Cross

Sara Hawkins, Mari Roden, Harriet Sloss and Sarah Thom – Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps.

Rebecca Ward, Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service. 

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