June 2016

Latest figures reveal a 20% year-on-year drop in the number of vets removed from the register for non-payment of their annual renewal fee.

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Bristol first-year veterinary student Ella Briscoe has become the 50,000th registered user of veterinary knowledge site WikiVet.

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The Royal Veterinary College is joining forces with Aberystwyth University to deliver a veterinary medicine programme tailored to the needs of animal health and welfare in Wales.

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Stress and long working hours have been pinpointed as major factors, forcing young vets to rethink their career options, which delegates will discuss at the inaugural BVU conference.

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Veterinary professionals are being urged to have their say as one of the largest and most comprehensive insights into pet well-being gears up for its 2016 campaign.

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Vets and veterinary nurses are invited to attend this year’s RCVS Day, which will be the last official engagement for RCVS president Bradley Viner.

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On 23 June the UK will vote to decide whether to remain in or leave the European Union, and Veterinary Times has approached key opinion leaders in the industry for their thoughts.

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CVS is aiming to add bereavement support advisors across all of its UK practices.

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An increasing number of student vets realise they made a mistake in career choice, but feel trapped and under pressure to complete their degree, according to the head of learning at the Royal Veterinary College.

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Vets can find out more about the first national scheme to eradicate bovine viral diarrhoea in England via a BCVA webinar.

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David Cameron has praised a pioneering vet for “undoubtedly changing the fate of scores of vulnerable animals”.

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A range of online clinical training courses for veterinary professionals has been launched by Improve International.

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May 2016

Pet owner ignorance is fuelling the illegal online sale of POM-V products and vets hold the key to help solving the problem, according to the Veterinary Medicines Directorate.

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A programme to help veterinary professionals understand how evidence-based veterinary medicine can be achieved in practice is to launch in June.

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The RCVS disciplinary committee has directed the name of a Dorset veterinary surgeon be removed from the register after she admitted to animal welfare offences.

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Vets and farmers have been warned against complacency about blowfly strike after two cases were reported in West Sussex.

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Two veterinary associations have reiterated their call for mandatory CCTV cameras in slaughterhouses and legislation to ensure vets have unrestricted access to the footage.

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Vets can get a solid grounding in contemporary animal welfare issues via two WSAVA online training modules.

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The RCVS has today announced the results of its 2016 RCVS council and VN council elections.

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The BSAVA has created a flexible online resource for vets to develop their practices’ professional and business skills, including integration of new graduates.

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