BSAVA South West region


Welcome to the South West Regional Committee page. Our committee comprises a full spectrum of members from across our large region, covering topics for both vets and nurses in many locations throughout Avon, Bristol, Cornwall, Devon and Somerset.


We continue to offer great value day and evening CPD meetings for our members. Please do get in touch with any feedback and suggestions for topics, speakers and potential venues, as our aim is to provide the CPD that you're looking for.


We hope to see you soon!
Jim Hughes
Chair BSAVA South West Regional Committee

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We'd love to hear from you if you have ideas for CPD topics you'd like us to cover or a particular speaker you'd like us to invite.

If you need more information about a course or simply would like to share some feedback about your experience with us, then please email us at


South West regional courses

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Learn more about your Chair, Secretary and Treasurer

Chair - Louise Longstaff

Louise graduated from Bristol in 2009 and worked in small animal practice for five years.  She then completed a year as Zoetis Feline Scholar at Bristol Vet School, and now works for Zoetis as a technical advisor.  Although she hails from Northern Ireland, Bristol is like her second home and she can’t bear to leave!  She has a strong bias for the feline species and ensures there is a fair representation of feline CPD in the region.


Secretary - Lydia Kerridge
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Treasurer - Mel Hezzell
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BSAVA offer more than regional CPD. Discover more about our entire range of education courses including Masters, PG Certificates, webinars and Professional Key Skills CPD.

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BSAVA represents both vets and vet nurses at all stages of their career, as well as students and overseas veterinary professionals. BSAVA members benefit from great discounts on all CPD and other educational courses, so join today to take advantage.

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