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Welcoming the Muscat Manifesto - Putting Antimicrobial Resistance at the Top of Global Agendas

Christine Middlemiss, Chief Veterinary Officer

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 …

Share your views on a new proposal to attract vets into Government

Government Veterinary Services is considering a new veterinary programme to attract more vets into Government veterinary roles. We are calling on vets to help shape the proposal by sharing their ideas. The programme would provide a structured pathway for qualified …

Equity, equality and veterinary services on International Women's Day

Jane Clark, FSA Director of Veterinary Services, Posted on:8 March 2023 - Categories: People Cymraeg On International Women's Day, Jane Clark, Food Standards Agency (FSA) Director of Veterinary Services, shares her journey to the top of her profession and how the fight for …

Jose Gomez-Luengo is the FSA's Vet of the Year 2023/ Jose Gomez-Luengo yw Milfeddyg y Flwyddyn yr Asiantaeth Safonau Bwyd ar gyfer 2023

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Here at the Food Standards Agency, we're delighted to share that our Vet of the Year for 2023 is Jose Gomez-Luengo. We sat down with Jose and asked him about his career and what the award means to him. I …

My experience and advice as a veterinary surgeon applying for a job in the Civil Service – by Jane Holleran

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My experience of applying to clinical vet roles in the UK was that it was generally very straight-forward; provide a CV, and if you meet the experience level for that position, you are likely to get an interview. In contrast, …

World Zoonoses Day – How you can help protect our dogs from Brucella canis

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World Zoonoses Day is held every year to commemorate the first vaccination against zoonotic disease – infectious diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, and parasites spread between animals and humans. World Zoonoses day is particularly timely this year to highlight the risk …