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Director of the Institute of Health Visiting receives CBE at Buckingham Palace

27th October 2016

Dr Cheryll Adams awarded honour for her contribution to the health visiting profession

Dr Cheryll Adams, executive director of the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV), today received a CBE as part of Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th birthday honours ceremony held at Buckingham Palace.

Dr Cheryll Adams CBE, Executive Director of the Institute of Health Visiting at Buckingham Palace

Dr Cheryll Adams CBE, Executive Director of the Institute of Health Visiting at Buckingham Palace

Dr Adams CBE was selected for the honour in recognition of her contribution to the health visiting profession.

Dr Cheryll Adams CBE said:

“I am absolutely honoured to accept this award on behalf of all the health visitors who do such a fantastic job in improving family and public health, ensuring that every child has the best possible start in life.”

She added:

“Through this award, I hope to highlight the essential role of the health visitor in family life, and that this will be increasingly recognised and valued. Through the Institute, we hope to continue to make a real difference to the lives of children, their families and communities across the whole of the UK – and beyond.”