Full programme of speakers across three streams confirmed for online CPD event, with delegates urged to make at least a £30 donation via JustGiving page to NHS frontline.5 mins
RCVS introduces measures to help spread the cost of annual renewal fees and waive late fee for vets impacted by coronavirus measures.5 mins
Charity offers anonymous assistance to all members of the profession under mental or financial stress due to COVID-19.
RCVS slashes this year’s obligation by 25% for vets and vet nurses in face of COVID-19 pandemic.
Scientists will measure the level of antibodies produced after vaccination of pigs and assess whether the antibodies can block severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 from infecting cells.
Lockdown results in call for three-month deferment of all forms of practical assessment for SVNs.
Researchers identify protein sequences in lungs of sick pangolins that were 91% identical to the human virus’ proteins.
New resource enables vets, nurses and receptionists to quickly identify urgent, potentially urgent, non-urgent and delayable cases.
MEPs join NGOs to demand ban on all all journeys of more than eight hours long for live farm animals.
BCVA appeals to members as food standards authorities in home nations plead for help in maintaining the food chain during COVID-19 crisis.
Open letter to RCVS president calls for help with fees during unprecedented public health crisis.
European body says short-term manufacture and delivery of veterinary medicines is secure, but it is assessing the rapidly developing situation.
“Following our urgent requests for clarification through lobbying the Government, veterinary surgeries have now been explicitly listed as an exception to the closures” – BVA/RCVS.
Clients are being asked to wait in cars, pets are being transported and video consults are all part of the measures introduced at Hamilton Specialist Referrals.
“Personal and public safety overrides animal welfare” — Niall Connell, RCVS president.
“In the interests of safety and complying with Government advice, vet practices should only be delivering emergency treatment and urgent care, and should be cancelling routine and non-urgent appointments.”
Association writes to its members in light of latest COVID-19 restrictions – interpreting their work is “deemed essential”, but stressing health and safety is paramount.
Veterinary surgeon made unemployed by coronavirus pandemic makes face masks to raise cash while she waits to see if she can get at job at Tesco.
The Kennel Club and its charities will help support canine organisations and rescues that have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
The group has written an open letter to a host of Government departments – including the chancellor of the exchequer and Defra – urging more support for veterinary businesses.