Vets

Performance recording is the ‘true basis’ of sheep selection

Performance recording is the ‘true basis’ of sheep selection

Members of the UK Sheep Veterinary Society (SVS) have been told that the selection of breeding sheep on the basis...

May 30, 2022

Former department vet wins tribunal over ‘deleted’ livestock movements

Former department vet wins tribunal over ‘deleted’ livestock movements

A former vet within the Department of Agriculture’s Veterinary Service Animal Health Group has won a landmark action against the...

September 24, 2021

Vets overlooked in Northern Ireland’s future farming policy, says BVA

Vets overlooked in Northern Ireland’s future farming policy, says BVA

Northern Ireland’s Future Agricultural Policy Framework Portfolio misses an opportunity to capitalise on the expertise of local vets, the British...

August 26, 2021

Vet practices managing triple whammy of Brexit, Covid and pet boom

Vet practices managing triple whammy of Brexit, Covid and pet boom

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is asking people to think long and hard before taking on a new pet as...

August 19, 2021

38 veterinary surgeons welcomed as RCVS Fellows

38 veterinary surgeons welcomed as RCVS Fellows

A total of 38 UK veterinary surgeons will be welcomed as RCVS Fellows later. The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons...

August 9, 2021

RCVS to survey vets and vet nurses on their experiences through Covid-19

RCVS to survey vets and vet nurses on their experiences through Covid-19

Vets and vet nurses have been asked to share their experiences as individuals working through the Covid-19 pandemic by a new...

July 23, 2021

Overseas vets and vet nurses encouraged to take part in ‘introduction to the UK’ training course

Overseas vets and vet nurses encouraged to take part in ‘introduction to the UK’ training course

Overseas-qualified vets and vet nurses practising in the UK have been encouraged to sign up for a training course which...

July 22, 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

NI veterinary school: 200 vets needed for Brexit checks

NI veterinary school: 200 vets needed for Brexit checks

Northern Ireland’s vet shortage appears to be coming to a head as Agriculture Minister Edwin Poots warns as many as...

April 23, 2021

Department to weigh up options for NI vet school

Department to weigh up options for NI vet school

A report to analyse the best options for establishing a vet school within the region has been commissioned by Northern...

March 16, 2021

RCVS launches 2 new awards for 2021 to celebrate community and compassion

RCVS launches 2 new awards for 2021 to celebrate community and compassion

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) launched two new awards to celebrate compassion and community within the sector for...

September 12, 2020

Judging panel announced for BVA Young Vet of the Year Award

Judging panel announced for BVA Young Vet of the Year Award

The British Veterinary Association has today announced an expert panel of judges for its BVA Young Vet of the Year...

September 5, 2020

RCVS confirms investigation into ‘deliberate’ leaks of confidential information

RCVS confirms investigation into ‘deliberate’ leaks of confidential information

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has confirmed that, over recent months, it has been obliged to commission an...

September 4, 2020

New Covid-19 veterinary survey in September to gauge business impact

New Covid-19 veterinary survey in September to gauge business impact

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) will issue the fourth iteration of its coronavirus impact survey next week to...

August 31, 2020

Call for clarity on vet checks as next round of EU negotiations begins

Call for clarity on vet checks as next round of EU negotiations begins

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has added its weight to calls for clarity on the arrangements for the movement of...

August 22, 2020

RCVS to hold special evening event celebrating veterinary excellence

RCVS to hold special evening event celebrating veterinary excellence

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has announced plans to hold a special evening event to celebrate the recipients...

August 22, 2020

Record number of vets admitted to the RCVS Fellowship this year

Record number of vets admitted to the RCVS Fellowship this year

A record number of veterinary surgeons have been admitted to the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Fellowship this year,...

August 9, 2020

Union urges Scots farmers receiving loan scheme letters to opt in

Union urges Scots farmers receiving loan scheme letters to opt in

Farmers and crofters in Scotland have started to receive loan scheme offer letters from the Scottish Government to receive up...

August 5, 2020