Michael Wilson, chief executive of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust (SASH) has been awarded a CBE (Commander of the British Empire) in Her Majesty The Queen’s 90th Birthday Honours for Services to the NHS.
This recognition comes after over 33 years of dedicated service to the NHS where he has continued to be an inspirational and highly experienced leader who has personally made a significant contribution to improving some of the worst performing acute hospitals in the country.
Alan McCarthy, Chairman of Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust said: “This outstanding tribute is a well-deserved recognition of Michael’s devotion and service to the NHS and the tremendous achievements of over 30 years.
“With an unwavering personal commitment to ensuring the best and safest care, he has spent significant time investing in and motivating staff, releasing their energy and confidence so that SASH has a bright future and allowing the Trust to deliver outstanding results.”
Michael Wilson CBE, chief executive, SASH, said: “I am truly humbled to be honoured in this way especially at the time of the momentous celebrations for The Queen’s 90th Birthday. I wish to recognise the commitment and professionalism of everyone at SASH and across the NHS as a whole as I receive this remarkable award”.