Excellence Award for RNOH

Dr Richard Keen award June 2018

The RNOH was a recipient of the Brittle Bone Society Excellence Award 2018 for its outstanding paediatric care for patients with rare metabolic bone conditions. Dr Richard Keen, Consultant in Metabolic Bone Disease, was presented with this award on our behalf. Dr Keen is Consultant in Metabolic Bone Diseases at the RNOH and undertakes important research into treatments for conditions such as Osteogenesis Imperfecta (brittle bone disease).

The award ceremony took place during the Brittle Bone Society’s parliamentary reception, an event which has been sponsored by Lord Shinkwin to honour the charity’s 50th Anniversary and was one of several events which mark this impressive milestone. The reception was held at the Houses of Parliament on June 6th, with the awards event co-hosted by Vice Chairman of the Charity John Phillips and Chief Executive Patricia Osborne who said, “the charity are delighted to get the opportunity to take part in this prestigious event at the House of Commons, sponsored by Lord Kevin Shinkwin and to showcase the outstanding work across the NHS around care for children with Osteogenesis Imperfecta(OI), and also hoped this would focus more attention on developing transitional and adult care services for those with OI and rare metabolic bone conditions”

Other recipients of the award included:

  • Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London
  • Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
  • Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital
  • Sheffield Children’s Hospital
  • Paediatric Osteogenesis Imperfecta National Team (POINT)
  • Botnar Research Centre, University of Oxford
RNOH brittle bone awardsBrittle Bone Society Excellence Award (click image for slideshow).

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