WORKFORCE: Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Chairman, Tony Pedder, has been awarded an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

The OBE is in recognition of his years of commitment and outstanding service to the National Health Service as well as his significant contribution to industry and voluntary services.

Mr Pedder became Chairman of Sheffield Teaching Hospitals in 2012. His involvement in the health sector started in 2006 when he became chair of Sheffield NHS Primary Care Trust.