News Releases

Jan
19

BVA launches seven principles to help inform choice of farm assurance schemes

BVA has developed a farm assurance schemes policy position setting out seven guiding principles

Jan
18

BVA and BVPA respond to new bird flu prevention zone announcement

The two veterinary bodies ask their members, and poultry keepers, to heed the new measures to contain further spread of the disease

Jan
12

Vets respond to confirmation of Avian Influenza in wild birds in Dorset

BVA and BVPA echo the Government's reassurance that there is no public health risk, and urge bird keepers to maintain high biosecurity measures

Jan
11

BVA upholds the skillset of vets in letter to Spectator columnist

BVA recently wrote a letter to the Spectator in response to a misinformed article about vets and the skillset of recent graduates.

Jan
10

Updated code of practice for meat chickens highlights importance of vets involvement

Defra has published an updated draft code of practice for the welfare of meat chickens and meat breeding chickens, following a consultation last year. The new code has been welcomed by the BVA, BVPA and VPHA.

Jan
09

BVA offers a vet’s-eye view to parliamentarians

BVA exhibits BVA members' photos in the Palace of Westminster this week, offering parliamentarians a unique insight into vets' daily work.

Jan
05

#Puglife aspirations prompting public to choose unhealthy breeds, say vets

BVA launches new #Breedtobreathe campaign to help challenge the growing trend of 'normalising' brachycephalic breeds' health and welfare problems.

Jan
04

New agri policy cannot ignore animal health and welfare as public goods

Responding to Michael Gove's plans for farm payments post Brexit, BVA President John Fishwick outlines the Veterinary vision for agricultural policy.