Linda Smith started out with a passion for becoming a horse vet. After a career taking in the FMD outbreak in 2001 to working in policy in core Defra, she still hasn't seen many horses but she's got more stories to tell than she thought possible.
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Government Veterinary Services (GVS) supports public-sector veterinary professionals and promotes veterinary policy to other vets and the public.
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Dr Christine Middlemiss is the government Chief Vet and Head of Profession for GVS.
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