Category Archives: Animal Wellbeing

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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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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‘Natural choice’ for BVA Members’ Day keynote address

14 July 2016

Dr Lovell will speak about ynergies between the health of ecosystems, humans and animals at BVA Members' Day

Dr Rebecca Lovell, a research fellow at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health at the University of Exeter's Medical School, will deliver this year's keynote address at BVA Members' Day on 22 September at...

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Vets stride out with Pride for the first time

23 June 2016

BVLGBT+ will march for the first time at this year's Pride in London Parade

Vets from across the UK will be formally part of the Pride in London Parade for the first time this year, when the recently formed British Veterinary LGBT+ (BVLGBT+) group and supporters stride out with other Pride Parade groups on...

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BVA’s biggest ever survey gives a voice to vets on World Veterinary Day

28 April 2016

"Every contribution matters" - President Sean Wensley urges all BVA members to sign up to survey

To mark World Veterinary Day 2016 (30 April), the British Veterinary Association is launching its biggest ever Voice of the Veterinary Profession survey with over 15,000 BVA members invited to share their experience of the profession and expertise...

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