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From the monthly archives: November 2014

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'November 2014'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

Could Aberystwyth be Wales' first vet school?

Aberystwyth University is exploring plans to bring a vet school to Wales.

Equine Barefoot Trimming Survey for Veterinary Professionals

Ends on 14th December

RCVS publishes social media guidance for vets and vet nurses

New chapter of supporting guidance

BHA Release New Detection Time Advice

For procaine benzylpenicillin & altrenogest,

Steroids vet Hughes banned for five years

JOHN HUGHES, a retired Department of Agriculture vet, has been disqualified for five years by the Turf Club after being found in possession of "commercial quantities" of a potent anabolic steroid. Hughes had been ordered to donate €10,000 to the Kilkenny Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and pay €3,100 in costs by a judge at Carlow District Court in October last year after pleading guilty to possession of the anabolic steroid ethylestrenol under the trade name Nitrotain. Following a hearing at the Turf Club on Saturday, Hughes was banned from racing with the referrals committee citing the vet's ownership of anabolic steroids as having "very serious ramifications for the integrity and perception of the sport". Two packages addressed to Hughes were intercepted by customs officials at Dublin Airport in February 2012 and were found to contain 6kg of Nitrotain purchased from Australia, where the steroid is legal. The quantity was estimated to total around 1,500 doses. Hughes refused to answer questi ...

New fitness to practise guidance for veterinary students published

Aimed at preparing students for improving their professional life

RCVS Knowledge offers funding to develop short courses in EBVM skills

Deadline of 16th January set

European Antimicrobial Awareness Day

BEVA Set To Release Tools To Assist Antimicrobial Resistance

Who can do what in your horse’s mouth?

BEVA Issues Guidelines To Aid Horse Owners

Vet nurses must join RCVS register or cease practice

Royal Charter approved by privy council
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