​BDA honours and awards

At the BDA honours and awards ceremony 2016: A Certificate of Merit was awarded to Mary Farnell for her work as a community dentist, pictured centre with BDA President Stuart Johnston (left) and BDA Chair Mick Armstrong (right)

​​The BDA honours and awards are designed to acknowledge the unsung heroes of our profession; those who have upheld and improved the standards of dentistry.

Do you know a colleague who is:

  • Going that extra mile to support the profession, particularly at a local level?

  • Performing exceptional and outstanding services within the field of dentistry?

  • Playing an active part in furthering the profession, both nationally and internationally?

  • Currently active within the Association, or has given distinguished service over the years?

The awards are aimed at those who have provided outstanding merit and service, rewarding and recognising the efforts of both dentists and non-dentists who have gone that extra mile.

Here is your chance to thank your colleagues, and to enable their efforts to be appreciated more widely by the profession.

How do I nominate someone?

Honours are intended to recognise outstanding contributions from individuals of all ages, backgrounds and at any stage of their careers:

​​​​​If you feel someone has demonstrated outstanding services to the BDA or to UK dentistry, please nominate them, using the form below.

There are five types of honours and four awards, including nominating someone as the BDA’s President. Each award aims to honour service provided from different areas.

The nomination form includes a full list of the honours and awards categories and the criteria required.

The closing date for applications is 31 May 2017.

What happens next?

Nominations are considered by the Honours and Awards Committee based on their merit.

All applications that reach the second stage of consideration are also put forward for nomination for an honour via the UK Government, so please include as much information on your form about how your nominee has provided outstanding service to a community or the profession.

This year’s successful nominations will be announced this autumn and recipients will receive their award at a special event during the British Dental Conference and Exhibition 2016.

Any questions?

If you have any questions, please contact Alison Magee, on tel 020 7535 5833 or email alison.magee@bda.org


Nomination form and summary of categories.docx​ 

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