Rebeca Garcia, President of the Association of Government Veterinarians, on why all government veterinarians, including official veterinarians, should complete the Government Veterinarian’s Wellbeing Survey.
For World Antibiotic Awareness Week. 14 to 18 November, Chief Vet Nigel Gibbens went to the British Vet Show, along with Food Standards Agency, Animal & Plant Health Agency and Veterinary Medicines Directorate colleagues, to talk about how we're dealing with antimicrobial resistance in the sector. Here's the social media reaction to the show.
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
Following the publication of the Government's response to the O'Neill review on antimicrobial resistance, Chief Vet Nigel Gibbens and Food Standards Agency Veterinary Director Javier Dominguez took part in a Twitter Q&A to answer your questions around use of antibiotics in animals.
Following outbreaks last year in France, a recent Defra assessment shows we are again vulnerable to the bluetongue virus (BTV-8 type). Vets working on farms can help us monitor livestock health and advise farmers on vaccination. During the European outbreak …