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Little elected as new president of NIVA and BVA NI branch

Little elected as new president of NIVA and BVA NI branch

The Northern Ireland branch of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the North of Ireland Veterinary Association (NIVA) have jointly...

February 10, 2021

New president steps up to take on dual BVA NI and NIVA role

New president steps up to take on dual BVA NI and NIVA role

The Northern Ireland Branch of the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the North of Ireland Veterinary Association (NIVA) have jointly...

February 13, 2020

NI vets praised for ‘strong and supportive’ work ahead of Brexit

NI vets praised for ‘strong and supportive’ work ahead of Brexit

The British Veterinary Association’s Daniella Dos Santos has used her first major speech as president to praise the vital work...

November 27, 2019

Calls for non-stun slaughter to be banned in the UK

Calls for non-stun slaughter to be banned in the UK

The UK government is being called on to repeal a legal exemption that permits animals to be slaughtered without pre-stunning,...

February 6, 2019

NI vet crisis looms as Brexit deadline advances

NI vet crisis looms as Brexit deadline advances

British Veterinary Association (BVA) president Simon Doherty has championed the vital work of vets in Northern Ireland and called for...

October 25, 2018

BVA vice president to take up senior role at Queen’s University

BVA vice president to take up senior role at Queen’s University

Two of the UK’s most respected vets – Dr. Simon Doherty and Prof. Eric Morgan – are set to join...

July 5, 2018

Co. Antrim mixed practice vet named new BVA NI president

Co. Antrim mixed practice vet named new BVA NI president

A Ballynure-based mixed practice vet with almost 40 years of industry experience has been elected as president of the British...

February 26, 2018

Vets welcome Northern Ireland’s ‘negligible risk’ status

Vets welcome Northern Ireland’s ‘negligible risk’ status

British Veterinary Association (Northern Ireland Branch) President Jean Wales has welcomed the attainment of BSE Negligible Risk Status for Northern Ireland....

June 3, 2017

Female vets and those in rural practices most optimistic about the future

Female vets and those in rural practices most optimistic about the future

Vets in rural practices and business owners/partners were found to be the most optimistic about the future of the vet...

July 1, 2015

Vets say all-island BSE surveillance measures must be maintained

Vets say all-island BSE surveillance measures must be maintained

Veterinary associations in the UK and Northern Ireland have praised the timely communications on the suspected case of BSE in...

June 14, 2015

UK vets roll back on support of controlled shooting of badgers

UK vets roll back on support of controlled shooting of badgers

The British Veterinary Authority (BVA) has said it can no longer support the continued use of controlled shooting of badgers as part...

April 22, 2015