Cumbernauld woman is honoured in Queen's Birthday Honours List

A Cumbernauld woman who is the chairwoman of NHS Lanarkshire has been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List after being named a MBE last week.

Thursday, 10th June 2021, 4:37 pm
Updated Monday, 14th June 2021, 5:27 pm

Neena Mahal who has been in this post since 2013 and a non-executive member of the Board for eight years prior to that, is receiving the honour for services to healthcare.

The Westerwood resident who was appointed a Deputy Lord Lieutenant in 2014 said: “I am humbled and deeply honoured to receive this recognition. It has come as a total surprise and I am grateful to whoever nominated me.

"I have been enormously proud and privileged to lead NHS Lanarkshire and I want to pay tribute to my colleagues and the staff at NHS Lanarkshire for their achievements, efforts and support.”