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Celebrating 100 years of veterinary and scientific collaboration: APHA’s Weybridge laboratory reaches its centenary

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Photo of the front of the modern day APHA building in Weybridge

Celebrating the centenary of the Animal and Plant Health Agency's Weybridge lab, Veterinary Director Simon Hall looks at the history of the site and how Government Vets are as relevant to protecting Great Britain today as they were 100 years ago.

CVOs supporting the BCVA 50th anniversary Send A Cow appeal

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Chief Veterinary Officers pictured with members from the Send a Cow support team.

Why did the Chief Vet climb a mountain with an inflatable cow? No it's not a joke, CVO Nigel Gibbens on raising money for the Send a Cow charity as part of the British Cattle Veterinary Association's 50th anniversary celebrations with the other chief vets.

The proud history of our Government Veterinary Services

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Photo of anthrax laboratory at Alperton Lodge in the 1910s

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