In his latest blog to celebrate international dog day, Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer talks about what to consider when buying a pet and how to do this safely.
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 …
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 …
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.
On this, the 6th International One Health Day, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the achievements that we as a team, across the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the UK, have made - …
Find out more about a new and exciting role in the FSA as a Head of Animal Welfare and Delivery Assurance.
In this blog find out how APHA helped protect human health by investigating the role of ferrets and COVID-19.
In her blog, Grace talks about her first job as Deputy States Veterinary Officer in Guernsey and starting her veterinary career in the midst of Brexit and COVID-19!
In her blog Jo Wheeler talks about her experience working on African swine fever prevention both in the UK and internationally.
To celebrate AMR week, the UK CVO talks about some of the work going on in the UK and internationally to respond to the threat of AMR.