in person Nurses received particular recognition for their role in healthcare delivery in the new year honours list

Published: 10/01/2001, Volume 112, No. 5787 Page 32

Professor Liam Donaldson, chief medical officer , has been awarded a knighthood.A former director of Northern and Yorkshire regional office as well as regional public health director, Sir Liam took up post as CMO in 1998.

Catherine Elcoat, chief nurse at University Hospital Birmingham trust, becomes a dame. She took up her current post last year, having been deputy head of the Clinical Governance Support Team, of which she was a founding member.


Michael Buckley, health service ombudsman for England, Wales and Scotland.

Charles Gough, former chair of the doctors'and dentists' review body, for public service.

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Jayne Barnes, director of nursing and service modernisation with West Yorkshire Metropolitan and Tees, East and North Yorkshire Ambulance Services.

Professor Christine Beasley, director of nursing for London region.

Janet Soo-Chung, chief executive of East Riding health authority and member of the inequalities and public health taskforce.

Moira Gibb, director of housing and social services for Kensington and Chelsea and president of the Association of Directors of Social Services.

Valerie Gooding, chief executive of BUPA, for services to business.

Robert Heron, head of the health regulation branch at the Department of Health.

Chris Spry, chief executive of Greater Glasgow health board until last year, for services to the NHS.

Stephen Thornton, chief executive of the NHS Confederation until the end of last year, when he left to head PPP Healthcare Medical Trust.

Pauline Werhun, director of nursing and clinical development at Sandwell Health Care trust, for services to staff recruitment and retention.

Professor Richard Baker, director of the clinical governance research and development unit at Leicester University, for services to clinical audit.

Dr Prasanta Ranjan Bhowmik, GP in Newham, London.

Heather Drabble, chief nurse at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals trust, for services to healthcare.

Elizabeth Gillies, nursing professional officer at the National Board for Nursing , Midwifery and Health Visiting for Scotland, for services to nursing in Scotland.

Professor Martin Jarvis, principal scientist at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, for services to smoking research.

Deborah Mellor, department head, NHS employment branch at the DoH.

Dr Philip Monk, public health consultant at Leicestershire health authority, for services to public health.

Debbie Murdock, nurse manager at Rampton Hospital and former chair of the Royal College of Nursing council, for services to healthcare and the RCN.

Gillian Poole, matron at the Nuffield Hospital in Wolverhampton, for work with the coronary aftercare group.

Jennifer Rodgers, formerly director of nursing and quality at Frimley Park Hospital.

Dr George Geddes Shirriffs, GP, Aberdeen, for services to the Scottish council for postgraduate medical and dental education.

Kathy Ann Sienko, nurse consultant for rehabilitation, for services to healthcare and ethnic minority communities.

June Smail, head of nursing at Gwent health authority, for services to healthcare.

Mary Waddell, director of nursing at Eastern health and social services board.

Michael Watson, editor of BDA News , for services to the British Dental Association.

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Pauline Arksey, formerly non-executive director at the South Birmingham Mental Health trust, for services to the National Schizophrenia Fellowship.

Dr David Edward Britton, GP, Nottinghamshire.

Jill Farwell, executive director at the Children's Hospice South West, for services to palliative care.

Christine Feather, co-ordinator, Project Action on Clinical Effectiveness.

Jane Holroyd, nurse manager for critical care at Tameside and Glossop Acute Hospitals trust.

Andrew Lough, estates manager at Lothian University Hospitals trust.

Bernadette Marshall, senior nurse manager and professional head of midwifery at West Midlands Hospitals trust.

Glenys Matthews, specialist diabetic nurse at Royal Gwent Hospitals trust.

Pauline Matthews, sister in the endoscopy unit at Dorset County Hospital.

David Thomson Paton, emergency planning officer at Fife health board.

Catherine Pollock, vice-chair, Lomond and Argyll primary care trust.

Margaret Simpson, central functions senior assistant at the DoH.

David Thomas, chair of Bridgend community health council.

Oksana Wolstenholme, head of nursing and midwifery at Bradford Hospitals trust.