IN PERSON: From top managers to nurses to play specialists, many health professionals, including those listed here, had their roles rewarded in the Queen's Birthday Honours

Ian Mills, former chair of London region, was knighted for his services to the NHS.

Karlene Davis, general secretary of the Royal College of Midwives, was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire for her services to midwifery and to the NHS.

Knight Ian Mills (pictured above) Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) Neil McKay, chief operating officer, Department of Health.

David Salisbury, principal medical officer, DoH.

Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) Karlene Davis (pictured above) Professor Lesley Rees, director of education, Royal College of Physicians, for services to medical education.

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) Ingrid Alexander, chair, Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work, for services to health and social care.

Professor Elizabeth Anionwu, head, Mary Seacole Centre for Nursing Practice, Thames Valley University, for services to nursing.

Professor Rajinder Bhopal, Alexander Bruce and John Usher professor of public health medicine, Edinburgh University, for services to public health medicine.

Jeffrey Jay, consultant ophthalmologist, Tennent institute of ophthalmology, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, for services to ophthalmology.

Sue Jennings, director, National Patients Access Team, for services to the NHS.

Lucianne Sawyer, president, UK Home Care Association, for services to healthcare.

Professor Peter Selby, director of clinical research, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, for services to cancer research and cancer care.

Professor Nigel Stott for services to primary care and general medical practice.

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) John Barnes, former health emergency planning adviser, South East region.

Michael Dixon, chair, NHS Alliance, for services to primary healthcare.

Marjorie Durie, former director of service development, Ayrshire and Arran health board, for services to nursing and to the NHS.

Thomas Freeman, former chief executive, Horizon trust, Hertfordshire, for services to people with learning difficulties.

Anil Gholkar, consultant neuro-radiologist, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals trust, for services to neurology.

Marjorie Jackson, executive nurse director, Community Health South London, for services to healthcare in London.

Marie Knott, clinical nurse specialist, Kendray Hospital, Barnsley, for services to healthcare for elderly people.

Henrietta Maciver, chief executive, Turning Point Scotland, for services to women offenders and drug misusers.

George McGregor, former director of estates, Greater Glasgow Primary Health Services trust, for services to the NHS.

Fiona Peel, chair, Gwent health authority, for services to the NHS.

John Riordan, medical director, North West London Hospitals trust, for services to medical management.

Professor Lewis Ritchie for services to general practice and primary care medicine in Scotland.

John Stevenson, chair, Scottish Dental Practice Board, for services to NHS dental services in Scotland.

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) Janice Aspinall, acting hospital manager, Selby War Memorial Hospital, North Yorkshire, for services to flood relief.

Victoria Barrett, leading ambulance worker, Warwickshire Ambulance Service, for services to healthcare.

Ramakant Bhartia, GP, South Yorkshire, for services to healthcare.

Gail Bridgman, medical director, Mid Essex Community and Mental Health trust, for services to paediatrics.

Anne Byrne, sister midwife, The Queen Mothers Hospital, Glasgow, for services to nursing and midwifery.

Margaret Cohen, GP, for services to the Derby Breast Clinic.

Samuel Davies, assistant director, mental health and learning disabilities, St Davids Hospital, Carmarthenshire, for services to healthcare.

Parvin Damani, multicultural adviser, Southampton and South West Hampshire health authority, for services to healthcare.

Samuel Davies, assistant director, mental health and learning disabilities, St David's Hospital, Carmarthenshire, for services to healthcare.

Alison Douglas, GP, Aberdeen, for services to healthcare.

Jo Fox, hospital play specialist, Great Ormond Street Hospital, for services to healthcare.

Andrew Henderson, consultant, Oban, for services to medicine.

Mary Hunt, senior food and beverage supervisor, Gloucester Royal trust, for services to the NHS.

Margaret Hunter, secretary, Diabetes UK in Gateshead, for services to people with diabetes.

Alison Morgan, senior manager, Morecambe Bay primary care team, for services to healthcare.

Pamela Morgan, community nursing sister, Morlais medical practice, for services to the community in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales.

Margaret Newsholme, accident and emergency sister, Bradford Royal Infirmary, for services to nursing.

Maureen Scott, GP, Troon, for services to healthcare.

Rosemary Stephenson, director of patient services, Northumbria Healthcare trust, for services to nursing.

David Thompson, disability services adviser, Warrington Community Health Care trust, for services to people with disabilities.

Konrad Zimand, interpreter, for services to the Southern Derbyshire Acute Hospitals trust.