07/10/2019

‘Stand up for your profession’ Chief Army Nursing Officer keynote at BSAVA Summit

BSAVA has announced Colonel Alison McCourt OBE ARRC QHN L/QARANC as the keynote speaker on the second day of BSAVA Summit. Colonel McCourt, who was awarded an OBE in the 2015 Operational Honours and Awards list for her outstanding contribution to the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone, will kick start day two of BSAVA […]

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07/10/2019

Something in the way you move: EVJ publishes gait analysis virtual collection

Photo Credit: Dr. Constanza Gómez Álvarez and Professor René van Weeren Current research shows that equine gait analysis has many practical applications beyond lameness assessment, to help support and improve equine health and performance. The Equine Veterinary Journal (EVJ) is giving equine vets access to the latest knowledge on equine locomotion with the online publication […]

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03/10/2019

BSAVA launches app for members

Image shows the BSAVA member app

The BSAVA has launched a new app for members to give them easy access to the information they need for daily practice. The new app, which can be downloaded from the App Store or Google Play, is intended for veterinary and veterinary nursing professionals who are members of BSAVA and carries essential resources to help […]

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25/09/2019

Weight management key to laminitis control say vets at BEVA Congress

photo shows a horse at Redwings Horse Sanctuary

Veterinary experts at BEVA congress stressed that weight loss, diet and management changes to thwart obesity, are the best weapons in the battle to prevent laminitis. Laminitis is one of the most common conditions treated by equine vets but, despite continuing research much about the condition, including exact links with endocrinopathic disease, remains unclear. At […]

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25/09/2019

BVRA forges ahead with annual congress, dispensing award and Veterinary Receptionist Appreciation Day

The photo shows the logo for the BVRA Congress 2020

The British Veterinary Receptionist Association (BVRA) is continuing to grow its membership and has a new venue for its 2020 congress, with registration opening on 25th September. The Association has also recently announced a new Competent Veterinary Dispenser Award to help practices meet their obligations to ensure that non-veterinary staff are trained and able to […]

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