This blog post is a collection of events and learning for people working in Government Veterinary Services.
The Blog Team from the Government Veterinary Service
The Senior Leaders and Future Leaders Schemes are now open! Have a read to find more details on the scheme.
Naomi Roberts currently is the Deputy Director, Heads of Professions at the Department for International Development. She previously practiced as a vet but has since taken up roles in government. The blog team managed to sit down with Naomi and talk through her career to give budding vets some great advice.
If you missed our recent webinar on government vet careers, catch up here.
Christine Middlemiss has been appointed as the UK’s next Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO), taking over from Nigel Gibbens who will step down at the end of February 2018 following a highly successful 10 years in the post.
For World Antibiotic Awareness Week. 14 to 18 November, Chief Vet Nigel Gibbens went to the British Vet Show, along with Food Standards Agency, Animal & Plant Health Agency and Veterinary Medicines Directorate colleagues, to talk about how we're dealing with antimicrobial resistance in the sector. Here's the social media reaction to the show.
Following the publication of the Government's response to the O'Neill review on antimicrobial resistance, Chief Vet Nigel Gibbens and Food Standards Agency Veterinary Director Javier Dominguez took part in a Twitter Q&A to answer your questions around use of antibiotics in animals.