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Fiona Ross, former dean of Kingston and St George’s made Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 2015 Honours List.

Fiona-RossProfessor Fiona Ross has been made Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2015 New Year’s Honours List for her services to nursing.

Fiona says: “I am amazed, delighted and honoured to receive a CBE. I have been privileged to work at Kingston and St George’s universities where, perhaps because of its unique partnership, there has always been a pioneering spirit as well as a desire to be the best. It has been great to work with colleagues across the University, who I have learned from and who have supported me to improve education, build evidence and advance our understanding of professional practice in health and social care.”

Fiona is now Professor of Primary Care Nursing and Director of Research at the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education however she continues to work for Kingston and St George’s as a research professor on NIHR studies and is chair of Kingston University’s equality committee.