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.
Posts about or by members of the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA). There are also blogs by APHA staff on the Civil Service blog.
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As part of her studies at the Royal Veterinary College, Helena Diffey reveals what she learned from her 2 week extra-mural study at APHA's Westminster office.
Jane Clark talks about how she moved into veterinary politics with a small "p", and why it's important for the voices of vets to be heard at a political level.
Between December 2016 and June 2017 the Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA) England and Wales dealt with 13 avian influenza infected premises. Of the 13 confirmed cases, 12 were in England and one in Wales. APHA vet Alexandra Tocu talks about her experiences with two of the cases.
From colistin resistance to bacteria found in seals, Chris Teale looks at the range of working being done by the Animal & Plant Health Agency around antimicrobial resistance.
Linda Smith started out with a passion for becoming a horse vet. After a career taking in the FMD outbreak in 2001 to working in policy in core Defra, she still hasn't seen many horses but she's got more stories to tell than she thought possible.
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.
From evaluating evidence to social research, Government Veterinary Adviser Ele Brown, looks at how complimentary her veterinary training skills were to policy making.
With avian influenza threats now back to near-normal levels across the UK, Simon Hall, the Animal & Plant Health Agency's Veterinary Director looks back at how APHA's response developed over time, and the improvements made to their processes.
From working with industry to dealing with bTB, Estevao Simoes, a Senior Veterinary Inspector for APHA for 11 years, offers some advice to those considering a future career as a government vet.