New Year’s Honour’s List 2024

Recognition for leading figures in dementia care 

Kate Lee, Chief Executive of the Alzheimer’s Society, has been honoured with an OBE for her services to charity. Alongside Kate, five more people have been recognised for their work with people who have dementia. They are: 

Karen Spiers – Senior Charge Nurse, NHS Lanarkshire. For services to Dementia Care in Hospital. 

Joanne Williams – Chief Executive Officer, Forget-me-not Chorus. For services to People with Dementia and their Families. 

David Mynott – Volunteer, Torfaen Dementia Group. For services to People with Dementia and their Carers. 

Versha SOOD-MAHINDRA – Lately Dementia Lead, BUPA. For services to Community Cohesion and to People with Dementia in Cardiff.  

Debra Veigas – End of Life Care Admiral Nurse, Wakefield Hospice and Dementia UK. For services to People with Dementia and to End of Life Care in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. 

We send our warmest congratulations to all who’ve been honoured. You can read the full New Year 2024 honours list here: