The RCVS has announced the winners of this year’s Queen’s Medal and Golden Jubilee Award – the highest honours the college can bestow on a veterinary surgeon and veterinary nurse.

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A leading veterinary dermatologist has called for vets to prescribe narrow-spectrum antibiotics for first-line cases of otitis externa to help reduce levels of multiple-resistant, chronic infections.

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Infection confirmed in two separate Scottish flocks close to the border with England.

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A graduate programme to develop the next generation of vets is set to more than double its intake of recruits six months after launch.

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The operations director of one of the UK’s leading not-for-profit veterinary clinics – who is also a former registered general nurse – has called for stronger control over clinical standards.

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The granting of the UK’s first sterile Manufacturer’s Specials Authorisation by the VMD has the potential to change the way equine vets here manage horses, according to BEVA.

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The RCVS has announced the winners of this year’s Queen’s Medal and Golden Jubilee Award – the highest honours the college can bestow on a veterinary surgeon and veterinary nurse.

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CQ (Central Qualifications) has launched The Veterinary Nursing Educator of the Year Awards to recognise the hard work and commitment of all who support students studying for veterinary nursing qualifications.

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The operations director of one of the UK’s leading not-for-profit veterinary clinics – who is also a former registered general nurse – has called for stronger control over clinical standards.

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"Calm vet, healthy pet" is the theme for this year’s Veterinary Northern Ireland small animal spring conference, to be in County Armagh in May.

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A family of Labrador retrievers has been given a key role in helping select VN students to study at Edinburgh Napier University.

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TV presenter and science writer Alice Roberts has been announced as keynote speaker at the forthcoming Central Qualifications (CQ) graduation and awards ceremony.

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Mini tablets and artificial meat flavourings could be the key to the age-old problem of persuading cats to swallow medication.

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Danetre Health's “Photizo to the Rescue” campaign allows people to nominate their favourite rescue charity or not-for-profit rescue to become Photizo’s "Rescue of the Month" and receive a Photizo Vetcare device.

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The European Medicines Agency Committee for Medicinal Products for Veterinary Use has concluded that the benefit risk for veterinary medicines containing zinc oxide is negative.

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Manufacturer MDC has introduced a larger version of its Smart Oxygen tent to house popular brachycephalic breeds after it received regular requests from vets.

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MSD has launched a new campaign to help VNs get the most out of client conversation and add value to the consultation process.

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The VMD agrees to a request to change the legal distribution category of Zolvix 25mg/ml Oral Solution for Sheep.

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2015 episode of Watchdog "not duly accurate" and failed to be impartial or fair in its portrayal of Pets at Home – constituting a serious breach of the BBC’s editorial standards, says BBC Trust.

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Comic Relief has apologised for the use of a French bulldog called Albert on one of its T-shirts for 2017’s Red Nose Day.

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International Cat Care, the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund and the RSPCA have come together to raise awareness that breeding cats and rabbits with exaggerated flat faces can cause health and welfare problems.

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Mini tablets and artificial meat flavourings could be the key to the age-old problem of persuading cats to swallow medication.

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The worlds of human and veterinary oncology met when a team from St Luke’s Cancer Centre in Surrey visited Fitzpatrick Referrals Oncology and Soft Tissue Hospital.

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A shorter exhibition will allow a “pure focus” on CPD on the final day, says the association, offering “exciting new education opportunities” for delegates.

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The nutraceutical firm is celebrating after picking up the Medium Business Award at the Red Rose Awards 2017, hosted by Lancashire Business View.

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UK-based vets and VNs are being offered the opportunity of working at a flourishing new practice on the west coast of India as it seeks to expand its team.

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Researcher conducts study after observing one of her dogs pretending to see something interesting in the garden as to fool the other one into giving up a prime sleeping spot.

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In order to drive its stated ambition to become a market leader in offering OOH to its members and independent practices across the UK, CVS has appointed its first OOH director.

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The 387 Veterinary Centre has become the first practice in the UK to be awarded platinum level accreditation by the Investors in People scheme.

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VPMA president Renay Rickard will be offering guidance on appraisals in the association's next "New to Management" webinar.

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