Louth Hospital anaesthetist Dr Anthea Mowat has been elected by the British Medical Association from among its 150,000 members to become Deputy Chair of its Representative Body for the next three years.
The office of Chair of the Representative Body is one of the BMA’s four Chief Officer roles, the others being President, Chairman of Council and Treasurer.
The Chair of RB runs the annual meeting of representatives, the parliament and policy-setting body of the BMA.
Anthea works in Anaesthesia and Pain Management at Boston’s Pilgrim Hospital and also at Louth and received a 25-year long service award from then Trust Chief Executive, Andrew North, in 2012.
She has also been recipient in 2009 of the Pask Certificate of Honour from the Association of Anaesthetists, and in 2010 of the BMA Association Medal.
She is Deputy Chair of the Staff and Associate Specialist Committee of the BMA, and long-time leader of the Agenda Committee. She is also Deputy Chair of the BMA East Midlands Regional Council.
Anthea moved to Lincolnshire in 1986 with husband Andrew, who is a General Practitioner in Louth.
In addition to her medico-political work, she is a Governor at Partney C of E Primary School, and a member of Partney Choir.