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Covid-19 BCVA Updates

Thu, 26 March 2020
As with any new and emerging disease, the situation seems to change or needs to be clarified on a daily basis. As such, we wanted to inform you of a number of developments since our statement dated 24th March. RCVS Guidelines Firstly, the RCVS released some guidance on what they believe is acceptable within the constraints of the current lockdown in a statement initially published on 24 March...
Wed, 25 March 2020
Guidelines for Covid 19 best practice on farms can be downloaded HERE
Wed, 25 March 2020
Any veterinary surgeons who have worked as Red or White Meat Official Veterinarians within the last five years and who have let their designation status lapse are being urged to contact the relevant agency for food standards in their UK country, as their skills are needed now to support efforts to keep the foodchain running during the Covid-19 outbreak. If you fit the bill, and are able to work,...
Tue, 24 March 2020
As the UK government increases its restrictive measures on society in an attempt to slow the spread of Covid-19, BCVA have produced the following guidance for farm vets. This covers what we believe the restrictions mean for you, as well as how you might integrate these changes into your business practices. As a key tenet to this, it is important to remember that your health and safety, as well as...
Mon, 23 March 2020
The Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA) has published a briefing note to inform Official Veterinarians (OVs) of procedures to follow if they are unable to complete statutory TB testing as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.    View the full guidance note.     In summary   The advice indicates ...

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