The chief executive of University Hospital Birmingham Foundation Trust has been made a dame in the new year’s honours list.

Dame Julie Moore, a former nurse and chair of the NHS Future Forum’s education workstream was honoured alongside Stephen Bloom, clinical director of pathology and therapy services at Imperial College Healthcare Trust and the Royal Free’s head of medicine Mark Pepys, who both received knighthoods.

Professor Hilary Chapman, chief nurse and operating officer at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust, was given a CBE.

There were OBEs for Chris Sharratt, the former chief executive of Sheffield Children’s Foundation Trust, NHS North East medical director and public health lead Stephen Singleton and Richard Howe, former executive director of estates and facilities at Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust.

Leading advocates of clinical commissioning James Kingsland and Paul Zollinger-Read were among eight GPs honoured in the 2012 list.

Dr Zollinger-Read, director of GP commissioning at NHS East of England and former NHS Cambridgeshire chief executive, has been made a CBE. Dr Kingsland, president of the National Association of Primary Care and the DH’s national clinical commissioning network lead, has been given an OBE.

Meanwyile, NHS Liverpool chair Gideon Ben-Tovim became an OBE and former NHS Kingston chair Neslyn Watson-Druée a CBE.

At the Department of Health, director of financial planning and allocations Richard Murray was made a Companion of the Order of the Bath. NHS Equality Team senior team leader Raymond Warburton and National NHS Sustainability Unit director David Pencheon both received OBEs.

Overall, 7 per cent of the 2012 honours were given for services relating to health. See below for a full list:


Professor Stephen Bloom – Head, Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Imperial College London. For services to Medical Science

Professor Mark Brian Pepys – Professor of Medicine and Head of Medicine Division, University College London Medical School, Royal Free Hospital For services to Biomedicine

Dr Venkatraman Ramakrishnan – Scientist, Medical Research Council, Laboratory of Molecular Biology. For services to Molecular Biology


Order of the Bath

Richard Dixon Murray – Director, Financial Planning and Allocations, Department of Health


Order of the British Empire – Dames Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Professor Judith Eileen Hill – Chief Executive, Northern Ireland Hospice. For services to People receiving Palliative Care in Northern Ireland

Julie Moore – Chief Executive, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Healthcare


Order of the British Empire - Commanders of the Order of the British Empire

Professor Dinesh Kumar Makhan Lai Bhugra – Lately President, Royal College of Psychiatrists, London. For services to Psychiatry

Professor Hilary Anne Chapman – Chief Nurse and Chief Operating Officer, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, South Yorkshire. For services to Nursing

Professor Clare Juliet Fowler – Consultant Uro-Neurologist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Uro-Neurology

Professor James Mansell – Emeritus Professor of Learning Disability. For services to People with Intellectual Disabilities

Professor Trevor William Robbins – Director, Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute, University of Cambridge. For services to Medical Research

Professor James George Steele – Dean, Newcastle Dental School. For services to Dentistry and Oral Health.

Dr Eileen Vizard – Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist. For services to Children and Young People.

Professor John Wallwork – Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Director of Transplantation, Papworth Hospital, Cambridge. For services to Healthcare

Dr Neslyn Eugénie Watson-Druee – Lately Chair, NHS Kingston. For services to Healthcare

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read – Lately Chief Executive, NHS Cambridgeshire. For services to the NHS


Order of the British Empire – Officers of the Order of the British Empire

Thomas James Beattie –For services to Children’s Healthcare in Scotland

Gideon Samuel Ben-Tovim – Chair, Liverpool NHS Primary Care Trust. For services to Health

Professor Dianne Claire Berry – Professor of Psychology, University of Reading. For services to Scientific  Research

Sheena Catherine Byrom – Consultant Midwife, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust. For services to Nursing

Professor Ruth Margaret Chambers – General Practitioner, Tunstall, Stoke on Trent. For services to Primary Care

Dr Eleanor Anne Freeman – Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, Royal Gwent Hospital. For services to Stroke Medicine and Medical Education in Wales

Professor Jean Golding – Emeritus Professor of Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, University of Bristol. For services to Medical Science

Winston James Griffiths – Chair, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board. For services to the NHS in Wales

Dr Lesley Hewson – Lately Chair, National Advisory Council for Children’s Mental Health and Psychological Wellbeing. For services to Children

Dr James Patrick Kingsland – General Practitioner and President, National Association of Primary Care, Wirral, Merseyside. For services to General Practice

Gordon Alexander MacKinlay – President of the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons. For services to Paediatric Surgery

Dr Ian Gordon McPherson – Clinical Psychologist and Director, National Institute for Mental Health. For services to Mental Health

Mary Patricia Morgan – Community Nurse, Nottingham. For services to Primary and Community Nursing

Shelagh Morris – Allied Health Professions Officer and Occupational Therapist, Department of Health

Dr David Charles Pencheon – Director, National NHS Sustainability Unit, East of England SHA, Cambridgeshire. For services to Public Health and the NHS

Dr Susan Sanderson – Chair, Executive Board of the British Dental Association, London. For services to Dentistry

William Sadler Scott – Head of Unit, Blood and Transplant Division, Health and Social Care Directorate, Scottish Executive

Christopher Thomas Sharratt – Lately Chief Executive, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. For services to Child Health

Professor Stephen James Singleton – Medical Director and Regional Director of Public Health, NHS North East, Newcastle Upon Tyne. For services to Public Health

Dr Moira Connell Stewart – Consultant Paediatrician. For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland

Raymond Warburton – Senior Team Leader, NHS Equality Team, Department of Health

Dr Michael Leonard Watson – Director of Medicine, NHS Education Scotland. For services to Postgraduate Medical Education


Order of the British Empire - Members of the Order of the British Empire

Dr Linda Margaret Caughley – Consultant Histopathologist. For voluntary service to the Northern Ireland Cancer Registry

David Collington – Lately General Dental Practitioner, North Road Dental Practice, Glasgow. For services to Dentistry

Sister Catherine Brigid Corrigan – For services to International Health

Dr William Francis Cunningham – General Practitioner, Corbridge Health Centre, Northumberland. For services to Primary Care

Professor Grace Dorey – Physiotherapist. For services to Healthcare

Daren Morgan Edwards – Clinical Nurse Specialist in Plastic Surgery, Barts and the London NHS Trust. For services to Nursing

Jeannette Fish – Founder, Doncaster Cancer Detection Trust and St John’s Hospice, Doncaster. For services to terminally ill patients

Dr Peter John Gordon – Lately General Practitioner and Police Medical Adviser, Northamptonshire. For services to Emergency Care

Margaret Hackney – For services to Healthcare and Families in Hertfordshire

Nicholas John Hillsdon – State Registered Prosthetist, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton. For services to Prosthetics and the community

Simon David Henry Holt – Chairman, South Wales Breast Cancer Network. For services to Healthcare in Carmarthenshire and South West Wales

Richard Howe – Lately Executive Director, Estates and Facilities, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. For services to theNHS

Dr Gabriel Obukohwo Ivbijaro – General Practitioner and Clinical Director, Walthamstow, London. For services to the NHS

Dr Hasmukh Joshi – Lately General Practitioner. For services to Medical Education and to the Royal College of General Practitioners

Mini Joti – Health Visitor, Bridgeton Health Centre. For services to the NHS and the community in the East End of Glasgow

Morella Kayman – Vice President, Alzheimer’s Society. For services to Healthcare

Professor Stephen Lambert-Humble – Head of Dentistry, University of Kent, South East. For services to Dental Care and Education

Elizabeth Anne Leigh – For services to the British Red Cross and to the community in Newbury, Berkshire

Anne Marie Marley – Respiratory Nurse Consultant, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust. For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland

Angela McBain – Past President, British Association of Dental Nurses. For services to Dental Nursing

Ann McCrea – Breastfeeding Co-ordinator. For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland

Jane Elizabeth Plumb – Chief Executive, Group B Strep Support. For services to Child Healthcare

Lila Thakerar – Pharmacist. For services to the community in the London Borough of Harrow

Professor Marion Fraser Walker – Professor of Stroke Rehabilitation, University of Nottingham. For services to Stroke Rehabilitation and Stroke Survivors

David Anthony Watson – Founder, Heart Research UK. For services to Research and Cardiothoracic Surgery

John Russell Charles Wills – Assistant Director, MRC National Institute for Medical Research. For services to Science