10th June 2016
Founding director of the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) recognised for her contribution to improving children’s lives
iHV founding director, Dr Cheryll Adams, is to become a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) after being named in Her Majesty’s 90th Birthday Honours List.
Cheryll, who has been working in family and public health for more than 30 years, was selected for the honour in recognition of her contribution to the health visiting profession and the important role it plays in improving outcomes for children, families and communities.
She co-founded the Institute of Health Visiting in 2012 to raise standards in health visiting through education and research, and to reduce inequalities in health by ensuring every family receives a universally high quality of care.