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Mental health awareness CPD for the whole team

Mental health awareness CPD for the whole team

  • 17/08/2017 11:31:00
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After a sell-out year of 12 regional Mind Matters CPD evening courses in 2016 and nine so far in 2017, we have three left taking place in Glasgow, Omagh and London. Feedback from the sessions has been fantastic. Below is an extract from a review from a recent course held in Wetherby.  Course leader Trevor Bell guided 22 delegates through some very difficult, sensitive but serious topics.  His unique brand of gentle, respectful, humour , warmth, and obvious dedication to Mental Health Awareness ...
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FECAVA announce first recipient of the Didier-Noël Carlotti Award

FECAVA announce first recipient of the Didier-Noël Carlotti Award

  • 15/08/2017 13:58:00
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The Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA) has announced that the first recipient of the inaugural Didier-Noël Carlotti Award is Eric Guaguère. The award, sponsored by Virbac, will be presented at the WSAVA/FECAVA congress in Copenhagen in September for outstanding service in the fields of inter-professional communication and/or continuing education for companion animal veterinarians in Europe. 
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Health and disease monitoring survey

Health and disease monitoring survey

  • 14/08/2017 13:51:00
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Each year BVA’s members say that surveillance in terms of health and disease monitoring is a policy priority for the profession. The BVA Surveillance Working Group has been convened to better understand the profession’s relationship and current engagement with surveillance. The group is working to produce a policy position on health and disease monitoring and ultimately, the key asks for Government in a bid to improve the UK’s current health and disease monitoring networks. The group is gathe...
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FECAVA Best Paper award winners announced

FECAVA Best Paper award winners announced

  • 09/08/2017 09:29:00
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Shailen Jasani (UK) and Viktor Szatmári (Netherlands) are the 2017 recipients of the FECAVA awards for best original and best reprint paper, respectively, published in the European Journal of Companion Animal Practice (EJCAP). The awards will be presented during the opening ceremony of the 23rd congress of the Federation of European Companion Animal Veterinary Associations (FECAVA), to be held in Copenhagen next month.
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Quality Improvement Skills Day tickets on sale

Quality Improvement Skills Day tickets on sale

  • 09/08/2017 09:06:00
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Quality Improvement in Practice is the topic for this year’s EBVM Skills Day, hosted by RCVS Knowledge on 15th November in London. The event, the second of its kind since the inaugural Skills Day in 2015, will explore how the principles of quality improvement (QI) can be applied to every day veterinary care. Through a series of presentations, workshops and plenary sessions, attendees will get the chance to see real life examples of successful quality improvement and learn techniques for incor...
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Submit your nominations for the BSAVA Awards

Submit your nominations for the BSAVA Awards

  • 17/07/2017 13:23:00
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The prestigious BSAVA Awards recognise outstanding contributions in the small animal veterinary profession. The Awards Committee will meet in October to consider nominations for the next BSAVA Awards, which will be presented during the Awards Ceremony on Thursday 5th April 2018 at Congress.
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Important news about online financial transactions

Important news about online financial transactions

  • 12/07/2017 16:10:00
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As the BSAVA is switching online payment providers, unfortunately all members and registered website users will be unable to make any financial transactions on the BSAVA website on Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th July 2017. The BSAVA apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
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Volunteering opportunities with BSAVA

Volunteering opportunities with BSAVA

  • 05/07/2017 11:49:00
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Whilst the Association has a core of permanent staff based at its Headquarters in Gloucester, it could not function without its volunteer community.  Volunteers help in all areas of the Association and at all levels, some taking on Trustee/Director roles as they progress.  We are always delighted to hear from any potential volunteers about areas that they would be interested in contributing, alongside like-minded colleagues. We are currently looking for volunteers in the following areas:
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MPs briefed that Brexit can only succeed utilising veterinary expertise

MPs briefed that Brexit can only succeed utilising veterinary expertise

  • 05/07/2017 09:59:00
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Peers, MPs and leading vets gathered at the House of Commons to discuss animal health, animal welfare, public health and veterinary workforce issues at a Brexit briefing by the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) last Tuesday (27 June).
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BSAVA against Scottish Government decision

BSAVA against Scottish Government decision

  • 05/07/2017 09:50:00
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The BSAVA's opinion is that the decision to reintroduce tail docking to Scotland is a retrograde step that would be detrimental to animal health and welfare. Hollyrood’s environment committee voted last month by seven votes to three to amend legislation to lets vets shorten the tails of some working dogs. The plans will now go to a vote of the full chamber where there is likely to be a majority in favour of the amended legislation. The Scottish government introduced the ban on tail dockin...
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