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European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2016: EPRUMA pledges to promote the responsible use of veterinary antibiotics

European Antibiotic Awareness Day 2016: EPRUMA pledges to promote the responsible use of veterinary antibiotics

Placed at 16-11-2016

Brussels, 18 November 2016: EPRUMA welcomes the 9th edition of European Antibiotic Awareness Day, and takes the opportunity to reiterate its commitment to promoting the responsible use of all veterinary medicines, including antibiotics.

Vets and doctors ask patients, are you antibiotic aware?

Vets and doctors ask patients, are you antibiotic aware?

Placed at 16-11-2016

Leading human and animal medical organisations – the British Medical Association (BMA), British Veterinary Association (BVA), Public Health England (PHE) and Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) – have joined forces for the first time to launch a ‘One Health’ poster for waiting rooms to ensure responsible use of antibiotics ahead of this year’s European Antibiotics Awareness Day (EAAD, 18 November). 

OIE Strategy tackles the threat of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in Animals

OIE Strategy tackles the threat of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) in Animals

Placed at 16-11-2016

Animal health and welfare depend on the availability, effectiveness,and appropriate use of quality antimicrobial products. The OIE publishes today its Strategy on Antimicrobial Resistance and the Prudent Use of Antimicrobials to tackle the antimicrobial resistance threat.
 

BSAVA President reflects on ways of learning

BSAVA President reflects on ways of learning

Placed at 06-11-2016

It’s more than 30 years since I qualified as MRCVS – and inevitably in those three decades so much has changed in our veterinary schools when it comes to how we train the future of our profession

UK pets at risk as two-thirds of owners unaware of legal welfare needs

UK pets at risk as two-thirds of owners unaware of legal welfare needs

Placed at 04-11-2016

The UK prides itself on being a nation of animal lovers but only one in three pet owners (35%) are familiar with their pet's legal welfare needs[i], reveals a coalition of veterinary organisations today ahead of the tenth anniversary of the landmark Animal Welfare Acts (8 November). 




 

Clinical Abstract applications now open for BSAVA Congress 2017

Clinical Abstract applications now open for BSAVA Congress 2017

Placed at 27-09-2016

Applications are now open for abstract presentations at BSAVA Congress 2017. Submit now and you could be integral part of this important section in the Congress programme.

The Clinical Abstract can be on any veterinary subject, such as announcing the preliminary results of a new study, describing interesting cases or discussing new techniques - submissions from those in general practice are especially encouraged. 

Disasters of upbringing, are these the pathways to aggression in people and dogs?

Disasters of upbringing, are these the pathways to aggression in people and dogs?

Placed at 20-09-2016

Disasters of upbringing, are these the pathways to aggression in people and dogs?Date: Wednesday 30 November 2016Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE  Accreditation: 5 CPD points

  Deadline approaching for the BSAVA 2017 International Scholarship

Deadline approaching for the BSAVA 2017 International Scholarship

Placed at 27-07-2016

Time is running out to apply for the BSAVA 2017 International Scholarship. If you are an overseas member but attending next year's Congress in the UK exceeds your budget, then why not consider applying?

  BSAVA launches Masters in Clinical Veterinary Research

BSAVA launches Masters in Clinical Veterinary Research

Placed at 25-07-2016

Vets keen to answer clinical questions with confidence can now complete a Masters by Research.

BVA urges UK governments to protect the status of vets and VNs in Brexit negotiations

BVA urges UK governments to protect the status of vets and VNs in Brexit negotiations

Placed at 11-07-2016

Following the EU referendum (23 June), the British Veterinary Association (BVA) is urging UK governments to protect the status of EU veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses who are currently living and working in the UK.