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Upcoming courses

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Airway Management - A breath of fresh air

22 Feb 18, Weston-Super-Mare

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

There's light at the end of the tunnel!

23 Feb 18, Exeter

9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

A case based approach to transfusion medicine

27 Feb 18, Newark

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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About us

In 2017 we celebrated our 60th anniversary. Learn more about our history and our aims and objectives, plus find details of committees, staff information and how to contact us.

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We have a member category to suit all stages of your professional journey. Find out about member benefits and discover which membership category is right for you.

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Regional CPD

We run CPD events in 12 regions all over the UK. Discover what is happening in your local region and perhaps consider joining your regional committee.

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Volunteers are crucial to how we function as an organisation. Why not consider becoming a member of our volunteer community?



PetSavers is our charity and you can get involved by either undertaking a research grant, fundraising ... or both!

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60th anniversary events

2017 marked the 60th anniversary of the BSAVA. To help us celebrate this milestone, a wide variety of regional events have been planned.

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