Now her services to cancer charities through breast screening services and cancer support that have earned the broadcaster an OBE.
Sheila and Trevor Fairhurst, parents of 19-year-old Carly, whose then boyfriend was convicted of her manslaughter in 2006, are awarded MBEs for their services to people who have suffered domestic abuse.
On the business side of things, Global founder and executive president Ashley Tabor picked up an OBE for services to media.
Ulster's Best, 34, who won his 100th cap for his country a year ago, has been appointed an OBE for services to rugby.
And Tony Gearing, who founded the Young People of the Year or "YOPEY" awards in 2005, has also been made an MBE.
An Islip woman says she's humbled to have been given a British Empire Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Prison governor Austin Treacy received an OBE for services to reducing re-offending and community safety.
Pam has also recently broken an arm, which means she will have to miss this year's Europeans, but she does have a trip to Buckingham Palace to look forward to.
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FORMER Rangers star Steven Davis has been awarded an MBE for his services to football in Northern Ireland.
She served as Britain's Fed Cup coach from 2011 to 2016 and also mentored Davis Cup captain Leon Smith.
Gillian McCarthy, from Austerlands, was also awarded an OBE for Services to Employers and Employees.
Ms Buchanan has been a serving officer for 28 years, working closely with the community and voluntary organisations in the Armagh area.
The biannual awards recognise exceptional work by British and Commonwealth citizens, most of whom are not known to the wider public.
Mrs Oakley, a mother of two, will receive her MBE at an investiture yet to be arranged and will be joined in retirement by her husband in a few weeks.
Other notable recipients within the entertainment industry include comedian Billy Connolly who will receive a knighthood for services to entertainment and charity.