Today marks the 8th annual One Health Day. As the world faces ever more complex and intertwined challenges affecting humans, animals, plants, and the environment, it’s important we take time to recognise the value of a One Health approach, focusing …
Dr Christine Middlemiss BVMS MRCVS
Dr Christine Middlemiss is the UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO).
She was appointed UK Chief Vet in December 2017, replacing Nigel Gibbens CBE.
Before becoming CVO Christine was appointed CVO for New South Wales, Australia, in 2016.
Before taking up her appointment she worked for Defra developing policy solutions to detect, assess and respond to new and emerging animal disease risks on an international front and in Great Britain.
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As the United Kingdom’s Chief Veterinary Officer, I recently had the pleasure of representing the UK overseas and collaborating with our international partners, including fellow CVOs from across the G7 group of nations (pictured). On this trip I was joined …
Today I want to reflect on the Muscat Manifesto and how it showcases international commitments to accelerate One Health Actions on antimicrobial resistance. It was presented at the Third High-Level Ministerial Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) hosted by the Sultanate …
Today we mark the 7th International One Health Day and I want to reflect again on the brilliant progress being made on One Health in the UK and across the world. Developing One Health approaches is still a key focus …
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 …
On this, the 6th International One Health Day, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the achievements that we as a team, across the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the UK, have made - …
This year the UK CVO Christine Middlemiss chaired the G7 Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) meeting featuring CVO's from across the G7 countries. In the blog, she talks about her experiences of the meeting and the importance of working together to advance animal health and welfare.
Today is world vet day and to celebrate, Anna La Rocca and the UK CVO Christine Middlemiss have written a blog giving an outline of what government vets have been doing in this extremely busy year.
To celebrate AMR week, the UK CVO talks about some of the work going on in the UK and internationally to respond to the threat of AMR.
Today is one health day and to celebrate this, the UK Chief Veterinary Officer Christine Middlemiss talks about some of the work being done in one health and the importance of a one health approach to animal and human health.
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