Margaret Grayson received the Iris Colvin Lifetime Achievement Award for Health, presented by the Women’s Forum NI on 21 April 2018 at Belfast City Hall. She is warmly congratulated by her friends and colleagues from the NI Cancer Research Consumer Forum, NICTN and others within the HSC and beyond. The award acknowledges Margaret’s exemplary leadership and care for cancer patients. During her career as a Therapy Radiographer, Margaret developed the role of Information and Support Radiographer and won UK Radiographer of the Year in 2004. Following a breast cancer diagnosis in 2004, and retirement in 2010, Margaret has continued to be an energetic advocate for patients through her role as Personal and Public Involvement Representative in cancer research both locally and nationally, including NICRCF Chairperson since 2011. In 2016 she received a special commendation in the Cancer Research UK Flame of Hope ‘Research Engagement Award’ category. Margaret is a very deserving recipient of this lifetime acheivement award and all who know her are delighted she has received this recognition for her work.
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