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From the monthly archives: November 2013

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'November 2013'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

BHA tightens Rules on Prohibited Substances

BHA tightens Rules on Prohibited Substances

Horse Vets Show High Compliance with Antimicrobial Best Practice

Horse vets show high compliance with antimicrobial best practice

RCVS launches new ‘Queen’s Medal’ honour

  The President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) launched a new College honour, the RCVS Queen's Medal, at an event in the House of Lords yesterday(12 November 2013).   RCVS President Col Neil Smith said: "It is a great privilege to launch this historic and inspiring new honour during my presidency. The Queen's Medal will be the most prestigious honour that the RCVS can bestow upon a veterinary surgeon and will be reserved for those whose distinguished careers and outstanding lifetime achievements deserve wider recognition."   The honour was created following a review of the RCVS honours system, which demonstrated the need for a new aspirational award.    The RCVS wrote to the Cabinet Office last year, together with letters of support from Peers and MPs, many of whom attended the reception, to request permission to name this new honour after Her Majesty the Queen.   "We are honoured that Her Majesty has supported the proposal and allowed the College to name the award after her, and express o ...

Update to BHA certificate of non-contagiousness

The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) would like to notify BEVA members of a recent update to its Certificate of Non-Contagiousness

New Chairs elected to BVA committees

BEVA Past President, Madeleine Campbell, takes over the helm of the Ethics and Welfare Group (EWG)

French vets walk out on strike!

VETS across France were on strike yesterday (November 6th) in protest at a new law which will which restrict their ability to administer drugs

JAVMA looks at UK Experiences of Veterinary Mental Health

It’s no secret that the veterinary profession can be rough on individuals, particularly newly qualified vets - A recent review of a 2012 survey looks into the worrying suicide statistics from your profession

BVA announces David Calpin as new Chief Executive

David joins the BVA from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) where he was a Deputy Director and has held a number of senior management roles

Equine influenza - EVJ asks: Are we protecting our horses effectively?

Equine influenza: EVJ asks "Are we protecting our horses effectively?"