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Imaging in the Vomiting Dog

28 Feb 17, Londonderry

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

CPR for Veterinary Nurses

1 Mar 17, Burgess Hill

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM


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In 2017 we are celebrating 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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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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  • Avian Influenza - Northumberland

    A further case of Avian Influenza (H5N8) has been confirmed in a small flock of chickens at a farm near Haltwhistle, Northumberland. A full investigation is under way to determine the source of the in...
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  • Product recall - Propofol

    ​The VMD has issued a product defect recall alert for all batches of Propofol Emulsion for Injection 1.0% w/v currently on the market, produced by Norbrook Laboratories (Inductofol, Vetofol and Norof...
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  • FECAVA Travel Scholarship open for applications

    The FECAVA Travel Scholarship is an initiative that enables groups of small animal veterinary surgeons from different parts of Europe, to visit each other for a few days and observe each other’s prac...
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  • Enhance your ECC and anaesthesia skills

    Vet nurses who wish to improve their emergency and critical care and anaesthesia skills can enrol on the Vet Nurse Merit Award starting this month. This award consists of 30 hours of CPD delivered in...
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60th anniversary events

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the BSAVA. To help us celebrate this milestone, a wide variety of regional events are planned throughout the year.

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