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Covid-19 BCVA Updates

Fri, 24 April 2020
On Thursday 23 April the government announced that all essential workers in England and members of their households who are showing symptoms of coronavirus will now be able to get tested. Please note that this currently applies to England only. See the separate guidance for: Scotland...
Fri, 17 April 2020
With the restrictions around COVID-19 set to remain in place, BCVA will of course continue to support members with relevant resources to help with the challenges this brings.   Our latest document has been created to protect members and sit alongside your own practice protocols. It is there to assist your decision-making process and to help you record the reasons for...
Fri, 17 April 2020
BCVA members will be aware that all Red Tractor physical assessments were halted in March. The scheme is now preparing to roll-out live streamed farm audits to enable new applicants to be assessed and current members to retain their status throughout the coronavirus pandemic.    Red Tractor has been working with certification bodies...
Wed, 1 April 2020
RCVS has agreed new measures to help UK-practising veterinary surgeons spread the cost of their annual renewal fees over the course of the calendar year in light of the impact of the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. This will allow UK-practising members who prefer not to pay their full renewal fee in one go, to instead spread the cost over three instalments: paying 50% of the full cost by 30 April,...
Wed, 1 April 2020
The Veterinary Defence Society (VDS) has written to members as a result of enquiries relating to how its Professional Indemnity Policy operates under the restrictions and new working practices in place because of COVID-19. The letter signposts resources and suggests that those who fall into the group defined by the government as being at increased risk of severe illness from coronavirus and...

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