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CVO comments on a recent paper on the effectiveness of badger culling

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Defra’s Chief Scientific Adviser Gideon Henderson and I have written to the Veterinary Record to express our concerns about significant methodological flaws in a scientific paper it has published by Langton and colleagues1 on the effect of badger culling on …

Veterinary Medicines Directorate’s (VMD) Extramural Studies (EMS) Placement

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  Hello! My name is Alison Anderson and I am a fourth year veterinary student at the University of Nottingham.  In summer 2021 I was one of six vet students from UK vet schools to be part of the Veterinary …

Food Standards Agency - Job Vacancy for a Field Operations Veterinary Delivery Leader

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Background The FSA is a non-ministerial department of over 1300 people with the key responsibility to protect public health and consumers’ wider interest in food and animal welfare standards A key function for delivering this work is shaping and guiding …

World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2021: Reflections on the Veterinary Medicines Directorate’s AMR work

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To celebrate Antimicrobial Resistance Week, Kitty Healey, a vet from the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD), talks about VMD's achievements this year and what the aspirations are for 2022.

How Do Government Vets Protect the UK from Rabies? World Rabies Day 2021

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Rabies across the world and the UK A ‘global day of action and awareness for rabies prevention’ led by the Rabies Alliance, who work with the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations), OIE (World organisation for Animal Health), WHO (World Health …