Two nurses have received honorary awards from Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge
Barbara Stuttle CBE received an Honorary Doctor of Health Sciences award for her leadership skills within the health sector. Ms Stuttle is director of quality and nursing for South West Essex PCT. She has a nursing background spanning over 38 years, working mainly in community and primary care services.
Ruth May, chief nursing officer for NHS East of England leads on the contribution of nurses, midwives and allied health professionals and picked up an Honorary Doctor of Science Award.
Dame Karlene Davis was also named Honorary Doctor of Health Sciences for her lifelong devotion to improving the status of midwives in Britain and advancing the British midwifery service. Dame Karlene was general secretary of the Royal College of Midwives from 1997 to 2008.