The BVA and The Webinar Vet have joined forces to deliver a programme of free webinars.

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The webinars aim to help the profession engage with policy issues, says the BVA.

According to both organisations, the programme will focus on policy issues shaping animal health and welfare and veterinary practice, including:

  • the BVA’s animal welfare strategy
  • bTB
  • antimicrobial resistance (AMR)
  • pedigree dog health and welfare
  • supporting recent graduates
  • feminisation of the profession

The series begins on Monday 14 March at 8pm, with BVA president Sean Wensley leading a discussion on the BVA’s animal welfare strategy.

Eager engagement

Mr Wensley said: “Our recent member research revealed members are very keen to engage with policy issues and these free webinars are a great way to get involved.”

The programme is as follows:

  • 14 March – The BVA’s animal welfare strategy (Mr Wensley)
  • 18 April – bTB update (John Blackwell, BVA senior vice-president)
  • 13 June – AMR update (Mr Blackwell)
  • 8 August – Pedigree dog welfare: what more can the veterinary profession do? (Gudrun Ravetz, BVA junior vice-president)
  • 10 October – Supporting recent graduates (Mr Wensley).
  • 5 December – Workforce issues and feminisation of the profession (Mrs Ravetz)

Registration is necessary for the webinars and can be completed on The Webinar Vet’s website.

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