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10 November 2006 - Applications are invited for Divisional Veterinary Manager vacancies in the State Veterinary Service based at Stafford, Inverurie & Leicester.
9 November 2006 - A one-day symposium entitled "Orphan Zoonoses : Forgotten but not gone?" will be held at the Health Protection Agency Centre for Infections, London on 23 November 2006. Session themes include tick-borne disease, leptospirosis, toxoplasmosis and psittacosis. For further details please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
3 November 2006 - Veterinary Epidemiologist in Defra vacancy. Closing date for applications 17 November 2006.
The November edition of the "Better Training for Safer Food Initiative" (41 KB) newsletter has been issued by the European Commission Directorate General for Health and Consumer Protection.
20 October 2006 - Veterinary Vacancies in the European Commission. Closing date for applications 13 December 2006.
6 October 2006 - Veterinary Secondment vacancies to OIE Paris. Closing date for expression of interest 20 October 2006.
5 October 2006 - The Chief Veterinary Officer, Debby Reynolds' presentation at the British Veterinary Association Congress, 29-30 September 2006 (Link to Defra website, 2.2 MB - Please note this is a large file) is available. Further information about the Congress is available on the BVA website.
Debby Reynolds' presentation to the OIE Regional Commission for Europe, 26 - 30 September 2006 - 'Live animal and food smuggling - Current practice, prevention and repression tools' (Link to Defra website, 1.3 MB - Please note this is a large file).
14 September 2006 - A bovine TB special edition of the Government Veterinary Journal (link to Defra website) has recently been published.
4 August 2006 - There will be strong GVS representation at the BVA Congress 2006 with Debby Reynolds CVO, Alick Simmons, Veterinary Diretor FSA, and Ann Waters, SVS, all contributing to the session on New Opportunities on the Saturday morning. The Congress will be held at the Cavendish Conference Centre London on 26-27 September 2006.
Defra and GVS will also have a stand at the conference this year. If you are coming to the Congress please come to the stand and catch up with what's happening in the GVS.
3 August 2006 - Alick Simmons, Veterinary Director, Food Standards Agency, gave a talk at the RCVS symposium "Postcards from the Future - the future of the veterinary profession" (20 KB) on 16 June 2006. The talk was also published in an article for the Veterinary Times.
Details of CPD courses (573 KB) being held on 30 September and 1 October 2006 at the University of Liverpool on an Introduction to Practical Veterinary Epidemiology and Microbiology.
Courses in Cambridge on Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine, Clinical Audits, Clinical Research and Writing Papers. For further details and how to book please visit www.expertvets.com
GVS Newsletter: April - June 2006, Edition 1 (664 KB)
27 July 2006 - A note of the GVS Steering Group meeting held at Bath on 6 June 2006 together with an Information Pack.
Two notes of the meeting on undergraduate teaching in Veterinary Public Health in the UK held on 11 May 2006 at the University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine & Science.
Training: Information regarding Food Safety - From the farm to the fork. Better training for safer food is available on the EU website.
1 June 2006 - Cambridge Veterinary School are holding "Research into Practice" training courses. These courses of one week duration will expose veterinarians to: evidence based veterinary medicine: research project design: statistical analysis: scientific writing skills and workshop discussions. The next Research into Practice course will be held from 25 - 29 September 2006. Further details are available.
4 April 2006 - A short note about the joint GVS/AGV Conference held on 21/22 March 2006 together with presentations from the 2 days is available.
31 March 2006 - On 28 February 2006 the Deputy Chief Veterinary Officer visited the Royal Veterinary College. A copy of an article that gives an overview of the visit is now available.
1 March 2006 - The inaugural meeting of the GVS/Veterinary College Liaison Working Group took place on 11th January 2006.
24 February 2006 - Places are still available for the GVS/AGV joint Conference - 21/22 March 2006. Registration forms and further information is available.
1 February 2006 - A Registration form and programme for the GVS/AGV joint Conference - 21/22 March 2006 is now available.
12 January 2006 - A "Meet the RCVS Day" is to be held on Tuesday 7th February 2006. The closing date for people to register their interest in attending is Friday 20th January 2006. Please contact Fiona Clarke at email@example.com or 020 7202 0773 if you wish to attend. Please also let the VPU know of your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org. A draft programme is available.
6 January 2006 - Details of the OIE distance learning course have been published.
20 December 2005 - Details of the joint Government Veterinary Surgeons (GVS)/Association of Government Veterinarians (AGV) Conference - 21/22 March 2006 are now available.
6 December 2005 - A workshop will be held in Sweden from 13-17 March 2006 on Salmonella control in poultry, from feed to farm. Further details at : http://www.medvetnet.org./salmonellaworkshop
6 December 2005 - GVS Business Plan for October 2005 to March 2006 (197 KB)
6 December 2005 - Summary of results of survey into the Veterinary Head of Profession initiative.
2 December 2005 - An article by the Chief Veterinary and Chief Medical Officers on UK government collaborations to manage threats to animal and human health (links to British Medical Journal website) has been published by the British Medical Journal.
21 October 2005 - Information about Professional Skills for Government has been published today.
17 October 2005 - VMD: Veterinary Research Officer post is now advertised. The closing date is 4 November 2005.
17 October 2005 - On 16 September 2005, Nigel Gibbens & Alick Simmons visited the department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol. A copy of an article that gives an overview of the visit is now available.
17 October 2005 - Past and present Chief Veterinary Officers.
19 August 2005 - On 5 August 2005, the CVO visited the University of Cambridge Veterinary College. A copy of an article that gives an overview of the visit is now available.
3 August 2005 - Presentations given at the Government Veterinary Surgeons (GVS) Conference held at the VLA Weybridge on the 7 June 2005 are now available. Photographs from the event are also available.
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