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Thu, 21 November 2019
In a first for the profession, 15 of the major UK member organisations, vet schools and policy-making bodies have today come together to affirm their commitment to veterinary medicine based on sound scientific principles, in a new landmark publication produced by RCVS Knowledge and the charity Sense about Science. Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine Matters: Our Commitment to the Future represents...
Fri, 8 November 2019
There has been some recent social media publicity surrounding a naked calendar produced and available for purchase by the student union of the Royal Veterinary College (RVC). In particular, one of the images appears to have been singled out for comment. The image is one of a group of veterinary students in a sheep shed naked, with a number of sheep ‘tipped’ in front of them. The tradition of a...
Thu, 7 November 2019
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Mon, 4 November 2019
Bluetongue virus, in particular BTV8 and BTV4 has been spreading throughout Europe and especially France, Germany, Switzerland and Belgium, which are the nearest countries to the UK under BTV restrictions.  We therefore need to develop a surveillance programme to demonstrate to trading partners that we remain free from disease.  The survey is designed to detect possible incursions into...
Fri, 1 November 2019
The British Cattle Veterinary Association welcomes the encouraging news detailed in today’s release of the most recent Veterinary Antimicrobial Resistance and Sales Surveillance (UK-VARSS) report covering 2018. Overall, production animal antimicrobial sales continued to fall to 29.5 mg/kg, placing the UK as the fifth lowest user of antimicrobials in Europe. The data also showed a slight increase...

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