Dame Yvonne Moores DBE awarded Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award by Honour Society of Nursing

CoPMRE is pleased to announce that Dame Yvonne Moores DBE, former CoPMRE Chair and stalwart supporter, has been awarded a Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award by the Honour Society of Nursing.

Only five other people have ever received it in its 25 years history, including the iconic Audrey Hepburn and Princess Anne. The ceremony will take place in Indianapolis. What an amazing honour for a remarkable lady! Please join us in congratulating Dame Yvonne for this outstanding achievement.

Dame Yvonne is a former Chief Nursing Officer for England and Director of Nursing for the Department of Health in 1992-99. She played a key role as an adviser to governments on policy and quality issues. Dame Yvonne was a Pro-Chancellor at BU from 2006 to 2013 and a Non-Executive Director at Poole Hospital for eight years, as well as the Vice-Chairman of the Board for four years. She is Patron and Trustee of the Poole Africa Link which is supporting the development of healthcare in South Sudan, through education and training of doctors, nurses and midwifes and in taking vital medical equipment to Wau Hospital.