Consultant Dermatologist Nick Levell made MBE

Professor Nick Levell, Consultant Dermatologist at NNUH, has been made MBE in the King’s Birthday Honours list 2024.

The national recognition has been given for his commitment to the field of dermatology as well as furthering charitable and research causes through his work with the Dowling Club and the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR).

Nick said: “I feel very humbled by this award which I think reflects the amazing work done by our brilliant dermatology admin, secretarial, nursing and medical teams at NNUH to provide care for people in Norfolk. It has been a huge privilege to work alongside you all for the last 30 years.  Thank you!”

The Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) is granted to those who have given outstanding achievement or service to the community. The honour was granted for his extensive portfolio of work both within our Trust and externally.

Nick works with NHS England as the GIRFT National Clinical Lead for Dermatology with departments around England using data to reduce unwarranted variation in practice.

His role as Specialty National Lead for the Research Delivery Network within the NIHR focuses on developing dermatology research capacity in the UK and supporting delivery of clinical research studies to support progress and innovation in health care.

He is a trustee of the UK Dermatology Clinical Trials (UKDCTN) network of over 1,000 members, on its executive and steering group helping to develop high quality clinical research studies in the UK.

He is part of the Canadian Research Network C-NEST, developing a dermatology research network in Canada, bringing experience from the UKDCTN and NIHR to this role.

He is a former president of the British Association of Dermatologists and is their Honorary Treasurer.

Until July 2024 he is the President of the Dowling Club, of which he is also a Trustee, an educational charity with over 400 members delivering dermatology education for doctors.

Additionally, he is an honorary Professor at University of East Anglia and supervises students and trainees doing dermatology research.