Former NCPC Chief Executive awarded OBE

5 January 2015
We are absolutely delighted that Eve Richardson, who retired as Chief Executive of the National Council for Palliative Care - the lead charity for Dying Matters - in March last year after 14 years at the helm, has been awarded an OBE in the New Years Honours list.

Speaking today Claire Henry, who took over from Eve as Chief Executive of the National Council for Palliative Care in April 2014, said: “We’re delighted that Eve Richardson’s outstanding contribution to end of life care has been recognised in the New Year's Honours list.

"Eve played a crucial role in ensuring end of life care was high on the national agenda and her OBE is very well deserved.”

Also honoured is Dr Kate Granger, who gave the Dying Matters lecture in 2014 and who has been awarded a very well deserved MBE. Barbara Gelb, Chief Executive of Together for Short Lives, a charity we work very closely with, has also been awarded an OBE.

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