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Covid-19 BCVA Updates

Fri, 20 March 2020
CALL TO ACTION FOR THE VETERINARY COMMUNITY  Mechanical ventilators are critically important in supporting the recovery of patients hospitalised by COVID-19. Government and the NHS are ramping up our ventilator supply to prepare for expected increases in the number of patients suffering from severe respiratory problems. We have successfully procured additional ventilators through supply...
Thu, 19 March 2020
Having taken advice and considered the evidence, BCVA will not be running our organised CPD events until further notice. Current thinking suggests this recess will remain in place until at least the end of May, when we will review the situation.  We are in contact with those affected and want to reassure all members that your health and safety is our...
Thu, 19 March 2020
Nikki Hopkins, BCVA President, offers the latest available advice for members. This information will be updated as we have more to share.   BCVA would like to reassure our members that we are working hard to clarify circumstances relating to our profession around the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as offer you support and resources. We are...
Wed, 18 March 2020
In response to the Coronavirus outbreak, RCVS Council has announced that it will temporarily suspend its extra-mural studies (EMS) requirements for UK veterinary students.  In normal circumstances UK veterinary students are required to undertake a minimum of 38 weeks of EMS during their degree. However, after consultation with the Veterinary Schools Council and with...

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