Forth Valley Dietitian Awarded OBE

Morag MacKellar, Allied Health Professions (AHP) Manager for Children’s Services, was awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017 for services to Dietetics and Public Health.

In a long and distinguished career spanning more than 40 years, Morag has held a wide range of roles including Area Dietitian and lead for primary care and community dietetic services. She also played a key role in developing NHS Forth Valley’s Food Policy, the first of its kind in Scotland.  Morag has held a number of national roles and is currently chair of Nutrition and Diet Resource (UK), a nutrition information charity.

During her career she has worked in several locations across Forth Valley including the former Bellsdyke Hospital, Royal Scottish National Hospital and Falkirk and District Royal Infirmary. Morag is currently based at Stirling Community Hospital where she has a key role in co-ordinating a wide range of services and support for children across Forth Valley.