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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 …

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.