Royal college working with Defra and other veterinary organisations to provide life-saving equipment for coronavirus front-line fight.9 mins
RCVS and BVA issue joint guidance on ‘key worker’ status for veterinary surgeons.
Association promises registration fee refunds actioned on a “first booked, first refunded” basis.
Charities for animal welfare assessing likely impact of coronavirus crisis and hoping UK reality won't match that of Wuhan.
“We are asking for an assurance from governments across the UK that veterinary practices will also be included in the scope for support and recognised as a business critical service” – BVA.
RVC principal says despite the death, no evidence that companion animals can infect humans exists.
Cancellation of April’s RCVS council meeting will postpone key discussions on standard of proof and report of Legislation Working Party to date to be confirmed.
NHS doctor issues call to vets for emergency equipment to help fight the pandemic - referral centres and manufacturers preparing to step in, too…
Firm offering customers CPD sessions as live virtual stream to help veterinary professionals keep on top of learning during COVID-19 period.
£1.4 billion funding boost to the APHA Weybridge facility will help fight emerging animal and plant diseases.
“The health and safety of students and staff are paramount” – RCVS president Niall Connell.
The company has validated a new test and confirmed it has found no positive tests in the thousands of cats and dogs tested.
“…the organisation now feels that public concern and personal safety is too great for the event to go ahead" – BSAVA.
Event was to be held on 20 March in London, but has been postponed until further notice.
Leading veterinary infection control expert warns the profession of possible difficult choices ahead between animal welfare and disease spread.
Coronavirus claims another major event in the UK veterinary calendar as cases of COVID-19 escalate globally.
Annual event, due to be held on 1 April, called off due to coronavirus outbreak. Ceva says it will let people know when it plans to hold rearranged event.
The WSAVA has updated its detailed advice and its response to reports from Hong Kong of a dog testing weakly positive for COVID-19.
College says in the “exceptional circumstances” it accepts vet personnel may have to make clinical and professional judgements to safeguard themselves, their colleagues and public health.
BVA reacts to news and says it is particularly keen not to cause any unnecessary concern that could lead to pet abandonment.