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From the monthly archives: April 2012

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'April 2012'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

View the latest webcast releases online now!

Catch up on those lectures you'd really like to see

Important step forward for Equine Evidence Based Medicine.

Medical practice now relies very heavily on evidence obtained not only from individual randomised clinical trials but from synthesis of the data generated from such trials into meta-analyses and systematic reviews. Systematic reviews are quite different from the review articles that veterinary readers are familiar with in that the former rely on a pre-planned and structured approach to identifying and re-assessing previously published literature, whereas the latter, rely on the ad hoc and subjective appraisal of the literature by an author, admittedly usually one who can be said to be expert in the field. In the July issue of EVJ, Dr Martin Burton, Director of the Cochrane Commission challenges the equine veterinary profession to take this important step forwards and robustly examine the literature on which clinical practice is based. And, in the same issue, Dr Allen and colleagues have produced EVJ's first systematic review, addressing the efficacny of interventions for dynamic intermittent displacement ...

RCVS warns about suspect data-gathering exercise

The Royal College of Veterinary surgeons would like to advise practices that it is not currently carrying out a data-gathering exercise

British Horseracing to Phase out the Racing of Tubed Horses

The BHA have recently considered the current position of tubed horses in horseracing

BHA statement regarding the John Smith’s Grand National

Read Prof. Tim Morris' statement on the Grand National

The Grand National 2012

Following this year's Grand National, BEVA would like to release the following statement

VN Golden Jubilee award nominations sought

The Veterinary Nurses Council is seeking nominations for the award by 8th May 2012

Codes of Professional Conduct launched

The new codes will replace the existing Guides to Professional Conduct

Further Congress 2011 webcasts now available

The next eleven sessions in the series are now available to view

RCVS responds to Information Commissioner re Overspend Review Group’s report

The RCVS has responded to the Information Commissioner on the two challenges to the College's decision not to publish the full report of the Overspend Review Group (ORG).
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