Dr Rosalie Dunn awarded MBE
Dr Rosalie Dunn, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list for her services to the community in Blantyre.
Dr Dunn, who is from Cambuslang, receives this award for her devotion and care to the population of Blantyre as a GP and, in particular, for her work in palliative care.
On learning of her award, Dr Dunn said: "I am absolutely thrilled to be recognized in this way however this MBE is the result of a terrific team effort. The staff and supporters of both The Haven and Crossroads are very much a part of this award. I am very aware that my work has always depended on the commitment and skills of a whole team of people, including the staff in the practice, and I thank them for their support."
Dr Dunn graduated from Glasgow University in 1972 and for the past 34 years she has been a GP in Blantyre. She became the first female GP trainer in Lanarkshire in 1993 and was also one of the first women to achieve the prestigious Fellow Royal College of General Practitioners (FRCGP) award by assessment in 1994.
For over 20 years now Dr Dunn has worked tirelessly for Crossroads, an organisation which aims to improve the lives of carers by giving them a break from their caring responsibilities.