September 2019

New scheme will see equine graduates supported by mentors via workshops and discussion forums to help them develop their careers.

3 mins

A team at Dick White Referrals has employed a personally tailored vaccine on a dog and is understood to be the first case of its kind in the UK.

4 mins

“These awards reflect BEVA’s recognition of and support for significant accomplishments by equine vets, and others involved in horse health and welfare, and it is a privilege to present them” – Renate Weller, outgoing president.

5 mins

Technology pairs a cancer medicine delivery system with reactive, short-lived antiseptic compounds and trials have shown the “nanoparticles” to be effective in treating antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

4 mins

Theme for new presidential year is #VetDiversity, which builds on past-presidents’ themes of "One Veterinary Community" and "Team Vet – Working Together".

4 mins

“The quality of this year’s images was fantastic, and it was great fun – but a tough task – selecting the winning entries,” says former association president Simon Doherty.

5 mins

Scientists receive funding to investigate if inter-microbial warfare may help overcome antimicrobial resistance.

4 mins

Wide-ranging plan "set to become one of our most fundamental reviews of RCVS guidance in recent years", says standards committee chair Melissa Donald.

7 mins

Green light given for one of the largest and best-equipped veterinary centres in the UK, which will create significant new job opportunities.

4 mins

Multi-boarded specialist to lead one of the UK's top radiation oncology specialist teams at trust's small animal referral centre in Newmarket.

3 mins

Members of the veterinary profession and the pet-owning public can now make nominations across five categories for the Petplan Veterinary Awards 2020.

3 mins

The study, conducted jointly by Lancaster University Management School and The Open University Business School, was based on 75 interviews with both male and female vets from across the UK.

6 mins

Online version of new evidenced-based textbook launched at BEVA Congress by The Donkey Sanctuary to help vets tackle dentistry issues in donkeys.

4 mins

“This is something I have been wanting to offer the VSGD community for a very long time." – Vets: Stay, Go, Diversify founder, Ebony Escalona.

6 mins

Vets and vet nurses who qualified outside the EU have been welcomed into the RCVS during a special ceremony held at Belgravia House in London.

5 mins

The British Veterinary Dental Association has announced two regional discussion events to complement its spring scientific meeting.

2 mins

The CPD from Improve International will cover both flexible and rigid endoscopy and offer delegates the opportunity to practice techniques.

2 mins

Portable, rapid and accurate test to detect peste des petits ruminants virus allows samples to be processed at pen-side without an RNA extraction step.

5 mins

Prompted by the equine flu outbreak, global animal health company Zoetis conducted two surveys into equine herpesvirus – one aimed at horse owners, the other at vets.

5 mins

Key commitments in the “Programme for Scotland 2019-2020“ will support a wide range of small and large animal welfare issues.

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