July 2019

Promotions “great news for the entire ECC community”, says Vets Now clinical director and RCVS senior-vice president Amanda Boag.

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Vet will be walking four marathons in four days to raise cash for Prostate Cancer UK after losing a friend to the disease last year.

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Veterinary surgeon reacted in anger by attacking Staffordshire bull terrier cross that bit him on hand, drawing blood, RCVS disciplinary committee hears.

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The aim was to produce a document that would help practising equine vets minimise the risk of equine flu infection and better manage future disease outbreaks.

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Veterinary team at The Donkey Sanctuary uses specialist laser to remove pedunculated sarcoid from an area close to the eye of a donkey.

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College takes the unusual step of releasing photograph to alert potential employers to the fraudster’s identity.

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Members of the profession gathered at the House of Lords for the formal introduction of the Harper and Keele vet school.

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RCVS and BVA “delighted” after Home Office confirms it will accept Migration Advisory Committee's proposals that veterinary surgeons are added to list.

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"… [we] will engage closely with Government to make sure that vets have a strong voice as post-Brexit policy is negotiated and shaped.” – BVA president Simon Doherty.

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The procedure, offered by Southern Counties Veterinary Specialists, has been performed on six patients so far with a “100% success” rate.

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School now has 650 students undertaking veterinary training at the £45 million state-of-the-art facility.

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Postmortem provides answer to animal’s death and prompts countryside warning.

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The VMD has confirmed a number of product shortages in the UK and, in each case, suggested non-UK alternatives being accepted for importation.

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A similar number of veterinarians in equine practice (65%) and mixed practice (66%) were also injured by animals in the course of their work.

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The ongoing problem of tackling bovine viral diarrhoea across the UK was discussed at a single-day BVDZero Congress, where delegates were told challenges remain.

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Vets from Afghanistan and Sri Lanka received International Awards, while others were honoured, at RCVS event in London on 12 July.

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Trio from Edinburgh and Cambridge universities honoured by new royal college initiative designed to “prepare next generation”.

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New study conducted at Fitzpatrick Referrals provides clarity on the recognition and signs of canine Chiari-associated pain.

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Three specialists from a leading referral practice each receive the highest status of membership of the royal college.

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Farmers encouraged to interact with vets to fight infection responsible for more than 35% of all lamb abortion diagnoses.

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