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In today’s #Classof2016 graduation ceremonies, we honour Ann Pascoe and Clare Panniker. Congratulations on your honorary degrees! Ann Pascoe is a dementia campaigner, carer, and founder of Dementia Friendly Communities - a social enterprise that helps families in rural Scotland to recognise and embrace the challenges of life with dementia. Ann was invited to join the Prime Minister's rural dementia communities’ Task and Finish group, which has just been awarded a further two years of funding. Read more here: Clare Panniker is Chief Executive of Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals. Clare is also Lead Chief Executive of an innovative new “group management” model, which consists of Basildon Hospitals, Southend University Hospitals Foundation Trust and Mid Essex Hospital Services. She has just received a Doctor of Health Science award. Find out more about Clare here: