Chloe Mackintosh has been named Vet Nurse of the Year 2020 by the Blue Cross pet charity.
Chloe is a nurse at the RSPCA, in Harmsworth, North London, and was nominated for her passion and commitment to animal welfare.
In addition to her full-time job she also finds time to write a blog, ‘The Charity Vet Nurse’, to highlight many clinical and ethical issues of working for a charity, to raise awareness of the profession and encourage other vet nurses to consider a career in charity.
She also helps with fundraising activities, including an appeal for funds for waterproof bedding and a new oxygen tent for the hospital and she ran an appeal for donations and funds to help the animal victims of the Australian Bush Fires and sent 40 boxes of donations to Australia, as well as raising more than 1,000 Australian dollars.
Chloe was presented with her award at a virtual ceremony during the British Veterinary Nurse Association (BVNA) online ‘This Is Us’ event.