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From the monthly archives: January 2015

We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'January 2015'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.

RCVS extends its ADR trial to include horses

Trial Extended Until October 2015

HBLB Release Education Investment Programme For 2015

14 new research projects and three new scholarships to start in 2015

BHA Notice: Use of Levothyroxine Sodium

Not Permitted to be in raceday samples

Have your say as a candidate for RCVS or VN Council

Veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses who wish to have a say in the future of their respective professions have until the end of January to put themselves forward as candidates for RCVS Council and VN Council respectively. Each year six RCVS Council seats are contested while two seats are available for VN Council. Successful candidates will serve four-year terms. The nomination period runs until 5pm on Saturday 31 January and, in order to stand, candidates for either RCVS or VN Council will need to complete a nomination form, submit a short biography, write a short personal statement and supply a high resolution digital photo. Each candidate will also need to provide two nominations – for RCVS Council candidates this should be two veterinary surgeons on the RCVS Register who are not current RCVS Council members; for VN Council candidates nominators must be registered or listed VNs who are not current VN Council members. Gordon Hockey, RCVS Registrar, says: “By standing for election, veterinary surgeons an ...

Control Of Horses Bill

Committee Stage

The Veterinary Benevolent Fund Update

Helpline Upgraded

Provision of OV (Official Veterinarian) services

A new qualification, known as an Official Controls Qualification (Veterinarian) – or OCQ (V) is replacing the old OV qualification.  Improve International has been selected as the qualification provider.  Grandfather rights allowing transfer of existing OV panels to the equivalent OCQ (V) have been granted until 31st March 2015.  Failure to make the deadline will mean you have to go back to “GO”!   The other deadline worth noting is 9th January 2015, which will attract a discount on registration with Improve International, which is required to acquire this new status!  Visit:  www.improve-ov.com to register before the deadline and take advantage of the grandfather rights.

Breakthrough on right to remove fly-grazed animals from private land

Landowners have more power to remove animals

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation commissions important collection of scientific reviews

Working In Partnership With EVJ