Originally published in the Vet Record in August, Chief Vet Nigel Gibbens looks back at a year of challenges in 2016, and the huge progress the veterinary profession made during that time.
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A warm welcome from the Chief Vet Nigel Gibbens to the Government Veterinary Services blog.
Next year, we will celebrate the centenary of the opening of the Central Veterinary Laboratory in Weybridge. It's a great opportunity to reflect on our achievements and look ahead at our ever-changing and interesting roles, says Chief Vet Nigel Gibbens