Eight GPs awarded MBEs in Queen's birthday honours 2016

Eight GPs have been made MBEs in the Queen's birthday honours list 2016 following recognition for services to general practice, medicine and medical education.

The eight join over 1,000 other candidates to receive an award on the 2016 birthday list, including 312 earning a British Empire Medal (BEM), 477 MBEs and 215 OBEs.

GPs recognised in the Queen's birthday honours include:

Professor Helen Louise Ann Houston – professor of general practice, School of Medicine, Cardiff University. For services to medical education and health services in south Wales.

Dr Charlotte Pamela Logue – general practitioner and specialist in genito-urinary medicine, Causeway Coast. For services to medicine.

Dr Helen Margaret McKendrick – general practitioner and founding partner, Vauxhall Primary Health Care Practice, Liverpool. For services to general practice.

Dr Andrew Ian Naylor – general practitioner, Leverburgh Surgery. For services to healthcare on the Isle of Harris, Western Isles.

Dr Simon Opher – general practitioner and founder, Art-Lift. For services to healthcare and patients' wellbeing in Gloucestershire.

Dr Clifford Richards – GP adviser and clinical lead, Cheshire and Merseyside. For services to healthcare.

Professor Deborah Janette Sharp – professor of primary healthcare, University of Bristol. For services to primary care.

Dr Margaret Anne Talbot – general practitioner, Greater Manchester. For services to general practice.

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