Veterinary

Irish vet in Australia struck off for giving horse tranquilisers to friends

Irish vet in Australia struck off for giving horse tranquilisers to friends

An Irish veterinary surgeon who had been working in Australia has been struck of the veterinary register after she admitted...

December 3, 2021

BVA calls for ‘One Health approach’ in COP26 wish list

BVA calls for ‘One Health approach’ in COP26 wish list

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has called for a ‘One Health approach’ in its ‘wish list’ for COP26, taking place...

October 29, 2021

Veterinary Products Committee looking for 7 new members

Veterinary Products Committee looking for 7 new members

The Veterinary Products Committee (VPC) is looking to appoint seven new members across multiple specialist areas. Each member receives £148...

October 26, 2021

Nominations now open for RCVS Honours & Awards 2022

Nominations now open for RCVS Honours & Awards 2022

Nominations for the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Honours & Awards, 2022, are now open. The RCVS Honours &...

September 30, 2021

Co. Antrim vet killed in quad road accident

Co. Antrim vet killed in quad road accident

Police have confirmed that a man has been killed and a woman injured following a two-vehicle crash involving a quad...

May 22, 2021

Leading vets and vet nurses urge teams to go green for 2021 with new checklist

Leading vets and vet nurses urge teams to go green for 2021 with new checklist

Four leading veterinary organisations show how teams can springboard into more sustainable ways of working with a new ‘green’ checklist...

March 19, 2021

Border checks delay is a ‘betrayal of vets and Brexit’

Border checks delay is a ‘betrayal of vets and Brexit’

The managing director of one of the country’s leading providers of official veterinarians and meat hygiene inspectors has strongly criticised...

March 12, 2021

BVA: Government must listen to Agriculture Bill amendment on animal welfare standards

BVA: Government must listen to Agriculture Bill amendment on animal welfare standards

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed the government news last night (September 22) that a crucial clause that imposes...

September 23, 2020

BVA calls for practices to follow Good Veterinary Workplaces Voluntary Code

BVA calls for practices to follow Good Veterinary Workplaces Voluntary Code

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is appealing to veterinary settings across the UK to commit to its vision for good...

September 21, 2020

Leading vet: ‘UK has become a hard sell’

Leading vet: ‘UK has become a hard sell’

A Leeds-based vet has told a veterinary conference in Portugal that the UK “has become a hard sell” as a...

April 8, 2019

London vet cleared of disgraceful conduct allegations

London vet cleared of disgraceful conduct allegations

The Disciplinary Committee of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has found a London vet not guilty of disgraceful conduct...

July 26, 2018

Major veterinary takeover to see Origin name phased out

Major veterinary takeover to see Origin name phased out

VetPartners has continued the expansion of its farm division with the acquisition of one of the UK’s leading production animal...

July 25, 2018

Co. Antrim mixed practice vet named new BVA NI president

Co. Antrim mixed practice vet named new BVA NI president

A Ballynure-based mixed practice vet with almost 40 years of industry experience has been elected as president of the British...

February 26, 2018

Vets urge North’s politicians to maintain all-island animal health policies

Vets urge North’s politicians to maintain all-island animal health policies

Calls have been made to incoming MLAs in Northern Ireland to ensure that the impact of the UK’s EU referendum...

February 27, 2017