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King’s New Year Honours for RCP fellows

Many RCP fellows were included in the King's New Year Honours for their contribution to healthcare in the UK and internationally.

Commenting on these physicians’ success PRCP Dr Sarah Clarke said: “Congratulations to our former President Dame Carol Black, and all those who have been honoured.

"Physicians make a significant contribution to public wellbeing, both through national-level influencing and frontline care. With the NHS under continual significant pressure, it is especially important to recognise the hard work and dedication of its staff."

View the full list of awards below:

Dame Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE)

Professor Dame Carol Mary BLACK DBE FRCP, independent adviser on combatting drugs
For public service

Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)

Dr Jennifer DIXON CBE FRCP, chief executive, The Health Foundation
For services to the NHS and to public health

Knights Bachelor (Kt)

Professor Amritpal Singh HUNGIN FRCP, emeritus professor of general practice, Newcastle University
For services to medicine

Professor John Peter IREDALE FMedSci FRCP, lately interim executive chair, Medical Research Council
For services to medical research

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

Professor Paul EMERY OBE FRCP, versus arthritis professor of rheumatology, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Disease, University of Leeds
For services to rheumatology

Professor Margaret Mary RAE Hon FRCP, lately president, UK Faculty of Public Health
For services to public health and to public health standards

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)

Dr Dipankar DATTA FRCP, chair, South Asia Voluntary Enterprise
For services to charity

Professor Nicholas OSSEI-GERNING FRCP, course co-director, Africa PCR conference
For services to the field of interventional cardiology

Dr Shriti PATTANI FRCP, lately president, The Society of Occupational Medicine
For services to occupational medicine

Professor Bryan WILLIAMS FRCP, chair of medicine, University College London and lately director of research, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
For services to medicine

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

Professor Anthony David EDWARDS FRCP, professor of paediatrics and neonatal medicine, King’s College London
For services to health research

Dr Benjamin Marc ELLIS MRCP, consultant rheumatologist
For services to healthcare, to equality and to the Jewish community

Professor Stephen James Weston EVANS Hon FRCP, emeritus professor of pharmacoepidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
For services to the safety of medicines

Dr Alison Maynard HILL FRCP, chair, Bikeability Trust, and chair, Cyclox
For services to cycling

Professor Antony JOHANSEN FRCP, consultant ortho-geriatrician, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
For services to older people

Professor Saye Hock KHOO FRCP, professor of pharmacology and therapeutics, University of Liverpool
For services to infectious diseases and pharmacology

Dr Hamsaraj Gundal Mahabala SHETTY FRCP, consultant physician, University Hospital of Wales
For services to stroke services in Wales

Lady (Julia Elizabeth) WALPORT (Dr Julia Neild) FRCP, lately trustee, The Amber Trust and trustee, Ealing Youth Orchestra
For Services to young people and to charity

Medallists of the Order of the British Empire (BEM)

Dr Robert Harvard DAVIES FRCP, doctor, neuro-development team, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
For services to the NHS

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) Military Division

Wing Commander Matthew Elfed LEWIS FRCP, RAF consultant advisor in aviation medicine