Monthly Archives: September 2016

New BVA President champions veterinary family

23 September 2016

Veterinary surgeon Gudrun Ravetz, BVA President 2016-2017

Small animal veterinary surgeon Gudrun Ravetz was today (22 September) announced President of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) for 2016-2017 at BVA's annual Members' Day held at At-Bristol science centre in Bristol.

During her speech to the 100-plus Members' Day attendees, Gudrun's inaugural speech announced her Presidential theme...

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Professor Sarah Cleaveland OBE awarded as “a true champion” for One Health

22 September 2016

Professor Sarah Cleaveland OBE, Chiron Award 2016

Professor Sarah Cleaveland OBE was today (22 September) announced as the recipient of the British Veterinary Association's (BVA) prestigious Chiron Award.

The award recognises the distinctive contributions Sarah has made as a true champion for One Health and acknowledges the impacts of her research on human and animal...

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Outgoing BVA President emphasises strength of profession in changing times

22 September 2016

Sean Wensley reviewed a year of change, progress and success for BVA

The veterinary profession's combined focus on animal welfare and outward looking perspective is enabling successes far beyond the sum of its parts, outgoing BVA President Sean Wensley said in his final speech in Bristol today (22 September).

Speaking at BVA's annual Members' Day,...

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BVA expands support for young vets as 45% voice concerns

17 September 2016

BVA is extending its support for young vets

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is expanding its support and services to recent graduates to help in their professional development and personal wellbeing as findings from BVA's Voice of the Veterinary Profession survey show that 45% of vets under 35 had concerns about their mental health...

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Vets welcome Government commitment to global AMR action

16 September 2016

BVA welcome the Government's commitment to viewing AMR as an international issue

Earlier this year the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), chaired by Lord Jim O'Neill, issued their final report and recommendations for tackling drug-resistant infections globally. Today (16 September 2016) the British Government have issued their response, outlining their reaction to the recommendations...

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Two exclusive viewings at BVA Members’ Day

07 September 2016

The newest veterinary view films will premier at Members' Day 2016

The first exhibition of winning photographs from BVA's inaugural photography competition and the premier of the latest ‘Veterinary View' programme will both be taking place at BVA's Members' Day at At-Bristol on 22 September.

Earlier this year BVA ran its first photography competition for...

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