BEVA antimicrobial course for VNs coming up on the 30th – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

BEVA is marking Antimicrobial Awareness Week with a free, 2-hour CPD webinar for nurses on antimicrobial use in surgery on November 30th. The webinar will look at what VNs can do to minimize and, in some cases, prevent surgical site infections and antibiotic resistance. The lecture, which is presented by RVNs Rosina Lilywhite and Rosie … Read more

Honorary BEVA membership for ‘outstanding’ researcher and vet

A cardiology researcher has been hailed for her “outstanding example” as she was granted honorary membership of BEVA during its annual congress in Liverpool. Lesley Young received the accolade during the association’s annual meeting, where a number of awards recognizing current research and the response to the war in Ukraine were also presented. From left: … Read more

David Rendle appointed President of BEVA – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

David Rendle, an independent equine medicine and therapeutics consultant and sheep farmer has been appointed as President of the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) for 2022/23. He takes over the role from Huw Griffiths at the end of BEVA Congress 7th -10th September 2022. Roger Smith becomes President Elect. Following graduation from The University of … Read more

‘Look to the future’, urges outgoing BEVA president

The veterinary industry must listen to the next generation and “make the work fit the workforce”, the outgoing BEVA president has warned. Huw Griffiths made the plea to the profession during his opening address at the association’s annual congress in Liverpool yesterday (September 8). ‘Back together’ Dr Griffiths told delegates he was delighted that what … Read more

Former president steps into BEVA projects role

A former BEVA president has been appointed as veterinary projects officer for the association. In the role, Lucy Grieve will be responsible for planning and implementing projects for BEVA members, researching issues that impact on equine health and veterinary services, and coordinating the association’s responses to consultations. Miss Grieve, who previously worked at Rossdales Veterinary … Read more

BEVA and horse bodies monitoring equine flu vaccine supply issues

BEVA and equine sector representative bodies have joined forces to monitor the potential impact of a shortage of doses of equine influenza vaccines. The vet association along with British Equestrian and the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) have noted minor interruptions to the supply of vaccines in 2022, but a pan-European logistical problem being experienced by … Read more

BEVA, BEF and BHA meet to find solutions to equine influenza vaccine shortage – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA), British Equestrian (BEF) and the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) are working together to assess and minimize the impact of a shortage of equine influenza vaccine. They say that they’ve been aware of minor interruptions to the supply of such vaccines throughout 2022. However, a significant, pan-European logistical problem being … Read more

BEVA Congress reveals recruitment and retention survey results

Results of a survey on recruitment and retention will be revealed at this year’s 60th staging of BEVA Congress. The association has carried out a survey on the issues, while the current situation has also been a major focus for president Huw Griffiths during his year at the helm. He said: “Vets are under increasing … Read more

Ep 73: Huw Griffiths and David Rendle on BEVA Congress 2022

This time last year, BEVA was tentatively preparing to stage the UK’s first major veterinary congress since the outbreak of COVID-19. But this year the event returns in all its former glory – and final preparations are under way for an event that will reunite and champion the equine veterinary profession. In this Vet Times … Read more

BEVA introduces Recognized Internships

BEVA has introduced a recognized internship initiative as part of its drive to ensure new veterinary graduates get the best start in their careers. Working alongside corporate and independent practices, the BEVA Recognized Internships scheme has been developed to provide a stamp of approval for internships that meet a set of core standards. Key skills … Read more