2009 Runner up – International Journal of Palliative Care Volunteer/Patient/Carer of the Year Award.
2009 Winner, Medical Journalists’ Association, Open Book Awards 2009, Self Help Section (Nothing Personal, disturbing undercurrents in cancer care, Radcliffe Publishing 2008).
2005 ‘Friend of the RoyalCollege of Pathologists’.
2004 The National Blood Service ‘Certificate for support in helping to save and improve so many lives’
2002 North Yorkshire Health Authority Modernisation Board Top Award £8.000 for Cancer Concern self help and support group (services to cancer patients/partnership working).
2000 All-Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer Individual Commendation for outstanding service in the fight against breast cancer.
1999 All Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer Group Commendation, Cancer Concern self help and support group, for services to breast cancer patients.
YorkCollege of Further & Higher Education
– Andy Corner-Walker Memorial Prize.
– 1952 The Royal Drawing Society Group III, Stage 1, Honours Standard.
– 1953 The Royal Drawing Society Group III, Stage 2, Honours.