Celebrating a leading light in Northern Ireland dentistry

Philip Henderson has been honoured with Distinguished Membership of the BDA, thanking him for his long, exceptional and valuable service to the BDA. Our debt to him as dentists in Northern Ireland is great, which is why I felt he should be nominated for recognition amongst his peers. I have known Philip since dental school. We were in the same year, all those years ago. It is difficult to quantify... »

BDA Honours and Awards: who’s your dental hero?

The BDA’s Honours and Awards are now open for nominations for the 2016/17 round. Do you know someone who you feel should be recognised for the amazing work they do for dentistry? Then please nominate them for a BDA Honour or Award. The Honours and Awards nominations process takes place each year and is designed to recognise outstanding merit and service given to the profession and/or the community... »

Outstanding service to the local community: Mary Farnell

Sheffield dentist Mary Farnell is to be honoured with the BDA’s Certificate of merit for services to the profession, which will be officially awarded at the British Dental Conference and Exhibition’s Honours and Award’s dinner on Saturday 28 May 2016 in Manchester. Mary was put forward by Oonagh McCloskey, member of BDA Northern Ireland Branch, after seeing Mary’s outstanding work for Crisis at Ch... »

Dedicated long-service to dentistry: Richard Elvin

The Middlesex and Hertfordshire Branch wanted to honour Richard Elvin for his thirty-year involvement with the branch and his long service to dentistry and nominated him for a BDA Honour and Award for 2015. Richard has been an active member in the branch for many years, helping to ensure the success of the Annual Scientific and Presidential meeting, which is held in a variety of European venues. D... »

Bringing out the best in people: John Mellor

John Mellor has been honoured with a Certificate of Merit for Services to the Association for 2015 and will receive his award at the 2016 BDA Conference and Exhibition. John was nominated by Susan Page, Honorary Chair of the Lancaster and Morecambe Section, for his vast contribution to the BDA and to the profession. John is the immediate Past President for the BDA North West Branch. Prior to that ... »

Selfless in support of others: Sarah May

Is there someone in the profession you think should be officially honoured for their work? Do you feel one of your colleagues goes above and beyond the everyday, and has contributed to upholding and improving the standards of dentistry? Then please nominate them for this year’s round of BDA honours and awards. The honours and awards nominations process takes place each year and is designed to reco... »