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Past And Present
The rise of women in the profession
  1. Margaret Cameron

    Margaret Cameron qualified from Glasgow in 1952. She worked as a general practitioner for over 40 years, predominantly as principal of a practice in Dundee. She retired in 1995.

2. The 1950s graduate


WOMEN trying to get into veterinary school in the wake of the Second World War faced considerable difficulties as many places were being taken by young men returning from the armed forces. Perseverance paid off for Margaret Cameron, who succeeded in gaining a place at Glasgow Veterinary College in 1947. Here, in the second article in our series on women in the veterinary profession, she describes her experiences as a student in the late 1940s

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