NHS South East London ICB Chair Honoured with a Knighthood

24 Jun 2024

Congratulations to our Chair, Sir Richard Douglas CB, who received a knighthood for his services to the NHS in the King’s Birthday Honours this year.

Sir Richard has held several high-profile roles in government and in the NHS over the years, including having primary responsibility for NHS policy and the government’s relationship with the NHS while working at the Department for Health and Social Care, and also as Head of the Government Finance profession.  Sir Richard was also appointed as Non-Executive Director to the Department of Health and Social Care in March 2024.

Sir Richard Douglas CB, Chair for South East London Integrated Care Board said:

“I’m honoured to be receiving a knighthood from the King.

“Working in healthcare throughout the years has been a truly rewarding and undoubtedly collaborative experience. As such, this honour reflects not only my work, but also the invaluable work of my esteemed colleagues throughout the years. Thank you all.”

Andrew Bland, Chief Executive for South East London Integrated Care Board said:

“I’d like to congratulate our chair, Sir Richard, on his well-deserved knighthood after years of dedication to the NHS.

“This honour is a testament to his dedication to improving healthcare in south east London and beyond”.