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NHS England director of nursing in New Year’s Honours list



NHS England’s director of nursing Hilary Garratt has been awarded a CBE in the 2018 New Year’s Honours list.

NHS England’s director of nursing Hilary Garratt has been awarded a CBE in the 2018 New Year’s Honours list.

Ms Garratt, who is also deputy chief nursing officer for England, was given the award for her services to nursing and the safeguarding of vulnerable people.

She heads a list of nursing-related honours, which also features former chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives, Catherine Warwick, who has been made a dame for services to midwifery.

Ms Garratt described the award as a ‘tribute to the many individuals and organisations that are involved in our safeguarding work’.

She said: ‘I am passionate about bringing people and organisations together to protect vulnerable children and adults and it’s been a privilege to work closely with a range of inspiring people, including those with a lived experience of these issues.’

Also featuring on the list is Susan Kennedy, former national co-ordinator for general practice nursing at NHS Education for Scotland, who was awarded an MBE for services to general practice. Matron and manager at Queen’s House Nursing and Residential Home Sandra Plasting has been given a British Empire Medal for her work with older people and the community.

Full list of nursing honours

Dame

Catherine Warwick, former chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives

Professor Hilary Chapman, chief nurse at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

CBE

Hilary Garratt, director of nursing at NHS England

OBE

Wendy Matthews, deputy chief nurse and director of midwifery at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Kevin Clifford, former chief nurse at NHS Sheffield CCG

MBE

Susan Kennedy, former national co-ordinator for general practice nursing at NHS Education for Scotland

Elizabeth Atkinson, cancer specialist nurse at Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Rowena Jones, paediatric oncology outreach specialist nurse at Hywel Dda University Health Board

Louise Rooney, senior nurse at HM Prison Usk

BEM

Sandra Plasting, matron and manager at Queen’s House Nursing and Residential Home

Ellen Mann, nurse at Cwm Taf University Health Board