Representation and Education


Mon, 20 April 2020
Our profession finds itself in especially challenges circumstances right now, and BCVA wants to remind members that there are some invaluable resources to support your mental health.   Vetlife provides a 24/7 phone and email helpline, professional mental health support, financial assistance, ...
Tue, 7 April 2020
Marketing Authorisation Holders (MAHs) have informed the VMD of supply problems with certain lactating cow intramammary antibiotics, and today the VMD issued a new date for the availability of Albiotic 330mg/100mg Intramammary Solution. Find out more here
Tue, 17 March 2020
BBC’s Countryfile offers viewers a window on rural life and often showcases the lives of those working in food production in the UK. However, BCVA was concerned with a segment from the 17 March edition, which focussed on the apparent failings of food standard schemes.   The dramatic scenes of animal neglect will have been shocking to us all, yet BCVA believes such reprehensible...
Fri, 6 March 2020
The British Cattle Veterinary Association (BCVA) welcomes the publication of Defra’s pragmatic response to the 2018 Godfray review, and its far-reaching approach to bTB (bovine Tuberculosis) eradication by 2038. The report reflects the complexity of dealing with such a destructive disease and the recognition that multiple approaches are going to be necessary in tackling this together.  BCVA...
Mon, 2 March 2020
BCVA members have just a few days to go to inform a government scheme to financially reward farmers in exchange for defined animal health and welfare actions.  We are asking for your views by 5 March to help us shape how this is developed. The Animal Health Pathway is a new model designed to define how English farmers could receive financial support from the Government. It would concentrate...

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