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New BVA president Malcom Morley suggests “investing in people” vital to tackling systemic veterinary workforce issues

Outstanding veterinary professionals have been recognised with prestigious BVA awards at the association’s annual Members’ Day

The British Veterinary Association’s Members’ Day took place at Clare College in Cambridge on Thursday 29 September 2022. This is an annual event which includes an awards ceremony and the election of BVA’s president, senior vice president and junior vice president.

Equine vet Dr Malcolm Morley was elected as BVA president for 2022/23. Dr Anna Judson has been elected as BVA junior vice president while outgoing president Dr Justine Shotton takes on the BVA senior vice president role.

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has announced the winners of its four prestigious veterinary achievement awards at its annual Members’ Day.

The annual awards recognise the exceptional commitment, work and achievements of vets from across the profession.

They include the BVA’s most prestigious scientific award, the Dalrymple-Champneys Cup and Medal along with the Chiron Award, the John Bleby Cup and the Harry Steele-Bodger Scholarships.

This year’s winners are:

  • Dalrymple-Champneys Cup and Medal: presented to Professor Tim Greet, equine surgery specialist
  • Chiron Award: presented to Dr David McKeown, farm and mixed practice vet, Veterinary Defence Society member services director and mental health volunteer with Vetlife, VetSupport and the Samaritans
  • John Bleby Cup: presented to Mr Paul Freeman, retired mixed practice vet, BVA council and North of England Veterinary Association member and Vetlife trustee
  • Harry Steele-Bodger Scholarships presented to recent veterinary graduate from the University of Edinburgh Dr Rosa Loedel and University of Cambridge student Annabelle Lack

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