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Professor Roy Spence awarded CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021

Professor Roy Spence, Professor of Surgery at Queen's and a Consultant Surgeon at Belfast City Hospital, has been recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Professor Roy Spence

A Consultant Surgeon specialising in cancer, Professor Spence is also Chairman of Cancer Focus Northern Ireland, and had previously been awarded the OBE.

He has been awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for services to healthcare in Northern Ireland.

Commenting on the recognition, Professor Spence said:

"I am both delighted and humbled to receive the CBE in Her Majesty's recent Birthday Honours List. I have been so fortunate to have worked with some great people over the past 40 years – and so very lucky to have such a supportive family."