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From the monthly archives: November 2012

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

Recent Headshaking Study

The study found that a pioneering new surgical procedure could be a viable option for headshaking in horses

Major step towards finding the cause of Atypical Myopathy

Important new links have been discovered as to the cause of the disease

Working together towards first-rate regulation: have your say

The RCVS are asking for your opinion on how you feel they can improve the way your profession is regulated

BEVA Trust provides free access to EVJ's laminitis research

A collection of 15 articles have become freely available online to horse owners and members of the public

Statement from the BHA, NTF, ROA with advice from the Animal Health Trust concerning Equine Herpes Virus

The recent confirmed outbreak of EHV-1 in a singl training yard in the West Country has to date been very well contained, despite rumours to the contrary

Memorial Service for Cheshire Vet Ray Williamson

The memorial service is to be held on Monday 26th November

Tim Morris to leave BHA

His departure forms part of the ongoing restructure of BHA services

BEVA Supports Antibiotic Awareness Day

The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) has pledged its support for the annual European Antibiotic Awareness day in human medicine, to be held on 18th November, with the launch of literature-based toolkit for equine practitioners on the responsible use of antimicrobials. It is aimed at helping practices to develop their own antimicrobial policies. Antimicrobial resistance is an emerging clinical problem that is recognised internationally as one of the largest threats to human and animal health. All major health and veterinary organisations are working to try and limit the development of resistance so that effective antimicrobials can be retained for use in clinical practice. BEVA believes that effective self-regulation on the responsible use of antimicrobials is a more suitable option than a legislative solution. The new toolkit is modelled on BSAVA PROTECT guidelines developed by SAMSoc, but incorporating the essential watchwords ‘Monitor’ and ‘Educate’. The Protect ME toolkit should help to limit t ...

Measures to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance must be Science-based, says BVA

Political measures to reduce antimicrobial resistance in Europe and the UK are in danger of becoming kneejerk reactions that are not based on sound science - Warns the BVA

Candidates sought for RCVS and VN Council elections

Nominations are now being sought for candidates to stand in the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeon Council (RCVS Council) and Veterinary Nurse Council (VN Council) elections
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