Have you ever wondered what weird and wonderful animals arrive in the UK? Andrew Bieniek-Maluszczak describes some of the animals he's seen working as a vet in the Animal Reception Centre.
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In the second part of Christine's blog, she talks about some of the work she has been doing on an international level.
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Emma, a student from the University of Cambridge Veterinary School talks about her time with Christine Middlemiss, the UK Chief Veterinary Officer, and the wonderful skills she has collected.
Deborah, a vet advisor for APHA, discusses her non-traditional veterinary work as a veterinary advisor for APHA.
Mark Chambers is a scientist for the Animal and Plant Health Agency and is the principal investigator for the oral badger vaccine research programme. He is also a Professor in Veterinary Bacteriology at the University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine.
Mary Thomson discusses some of the opportunities and achievements she gained from her secondment working as the veterinary co-ordinator with the Chief Veterinary Officer.
UK Chief Veterinary Officer Christine Middlemiss talks about the important link between animals, humans and the environment in disease control and pathogen resistance.
On her first day in post as the new UK Chief Veterinary Officer, taking over from Nigel Gibbens who retired on 28 February, Christine tells us about the focus of her work as Chief Veterinary Officer and Group Director of Animal Health and Welfare in New South Wales, Australia, and her forthcoming priorities in her new role.
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.