Chief executive Professor Tricia Hart was awarded an honorary doctorate from Nottingham University in recognition for her long and continued service for the NHS.
Tricia was awarded a Degree of Doctor of Science, adding to her Honorary Professorship to the School of Health and Social Care at Teesside University and Honorary Professorship of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health at Durham University.
Tricia said: “It was a fabulous day for me and for my family. “It was somewhat a pinnacle of a career to end with an honorary graduation in science.”
Also receiving honorary degrees at the summer ceremony was the senior judge Sir Nigel Hamilton Sweeney, the broadcaster Edward Childs OBE and the writer Roger McGough CBE.