Backyard poultry joins the range of BSAVA Manuals

The BSAVA has published a new veterinary manual on backyard poultry. Available this week, the much-anticipated BSAVA Manual of Backyard Poultry Medicine and Surgery is a source of practical and high-quality information to help veterinary surgeons provide the level of care to backyard birds that clients expect and deserve. In recent years there has been […]

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Pet Blood Bank UK cuts cost of Fresh Frozen Plasma

Fresh Frozen Plasma

The charity Pet Blood Bank UK has virtually halved the price of their Fresh Frozen Plasma (FFP) to make it accessible to as many patients as possible. Commonly used to treat haemostatic disorders, both inherited and acquired, FFP is a product Pet Blood Bank encourages all veterinary practices to keep in stock due to its […]

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BSAVA’s Postgraduate Certificates Continue to be Recognised by VetCEE

Veterinary Continuous Education in Europe (VetCEE) has continued to recognise the BSAVA’s Postgraduate Certificates in Small Animal Surgery and Small Animal Medicine, granting VetCEE Approved programme status in Europe. VETCEE is a joint initiative of the European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE), European Board of Veterinary Specialisation (EBVS), Federation of Veterinarians of Europe […]

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RCVS Day: New RCVS President stresses importance of role models to inspire young vets and improve diversity in the profession

During his inaugural speech as President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) for 2019-20, Dr Niall Connell quoted US children’s rights activist Marian Wright Edelman on the importance of role models for diversity saying, “It’s hard to be what you can’t see.” Niall was invested as RCVS President at this year’s Royal College […]

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First winners of Veterinary Evidence Student Awards announced

Three students have won the inaugural Veterinary Evidence Student Awards, with their papers achieving publication in RCVS Knowledge’s peer-reviewed journal. First prize went to the University of Edinburgh’s Molly Vasanthakumar for her Knowledge Summary comparing the ecological impact of woven versus disposable drapes. Molly found that there is not enough evidence that disposable synthetics reduce […]

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