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Two Fife medics have been recognised with honours at the prestigious Scottish Health Awards

The annual ceremony, which took place at the O2 Academy in Edinburgh, brings recognises the incredible efforts of healthcare staff from across the country.

Taking home the Doctor's Award was consultant in palliative medicine, Dr Jo Bowden, who was recognised for her work to reconfigure palliative and end-of-life care in Fife. Dr Bowden was one of two Fife medics nominated for the award, with consultant haematologist, Dr Kerri Davidson, also nominated.

Consultant ophthalmologist, Dr Andrew Blaikie, received the Global Citizenship Award for his work to improve eye health in Africa. Dr Blaikie was unable to attend the event in-person and sent a pre-recorded video message from Zimbabwe, where he is currently working on a project.

Also nominated was Pierette Melville, a highly specialist physiotherapist who was a finalist in the Allied Health Professional category.

Huge congratulations to all of our winners and nominees.