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ATF Accreditation for FECAVA 2018

ATF Accreditation for FECAVA 2018

The 24th FECAVA EuroCongress from 14-16th June 2018 has now received its ATF accreditation.

FECAVA EuroCongress 2018 - Greetings from England

FECAVA EuroCongress 2018 - Greetings from England

FECAVA President Wolfgang Dohne invites colleagues to the FECAVA EuroCongress 2018 in Tallinn with a view of his practice area in the South of England.

Profession lobbies UK Government on animal welfare post-Brexit

Profession lobbies UK Government on animal welfare post-Brexit

Letter signed by 1,200 members of the veterinary profession, including the BVA senior vice-president and BVNA president, calls for ‘implementation of policy’ to protect animal welfare.

Poll: skilled new vets lack business acumen

Poll: skilled new vets lack business acumen

A total of 576 employers responded to the first national Veterinary Schools Council Employer Survey, which concerned vets who had graduated in the past two years.

Article 13: Over 1,000 vets, vet nurses and students come together to lobby government

Article 13: Over 1,000 vets, vet nurses and students come together to lobby government

A 1,200-signature letter calling for the principle of Article 13 to be explicitly enshrined in UK legislation post-Brexit, which has been led by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA), has been published in the Daily Telegraph today (28 November).

Strong case for vets to be on shortage occupation list

Strong case for vets to be on shortage occupation list

The UK’s exit from the EU will exacerbate recruitment problems for the veterinary profession, making the placement of vets on the Shortage Occupation List an immediate priority, according to British Veterinary Association (BVA) and Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) in their joint response to the Migration Advisory Committee’s Call for Evidence on the impact of the UK’s exit from the EU.

EU ban on bird imports sees 'massive' cuts in global trade

EU ban on bird imports sees 'massive' cuts in global trade

A new study says that an EU ban on the trade in wild birds has helped reduce the global business by 90%.

Positive lists for exotic pets get vote at LVS

Positive lists for exotic pets get vote at LVS

Results from a straw poll held at London Vet Show revealed overwhelming support for evidence-based regulations to restrict the type of animals kept in UK homes.

Reaction after London loses European Medicines Agency to Amsterdam

Reaction after London loses European Medicines Agency to Amsterdam

Animal health agencies call for a continued close relationship between the UK and EU on animal medicines safety, regulation and supply.

Bid to transfer recognition of animal sentience into UK law defeated

Bid to transfer recognition of animal sentience into UK law defeated

“Actions speak louder than words, and this action undermines the Government’s previous promises the UK will continue to be known for our high standards of animal health and welfare post-Brexit” – Gudrun Ravetz.