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Chatter box RCVS Knowledge, the charity partner of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), has published a page of COVID-19 coronavirus resources for veterinary professionals across the industry.

The resource, which can be found here, includes veterinary advice, updates, research and evidence regarding the virus. The advice encompasses information to help veterinary professionals respond to questions from their clients and the BCVA's latest guidance for farm animal vets.

Veterinary professionals are urged to share the resource on social media and let RCVS Knowledge know of any additions. Chatter box

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Equine News
Experts unite for 28th National Equine Forum
Experts unite for 28th National Equine Forum

Event was live-streamed to more than 20 countries
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Veterinary workshop seeks to improve safety in horse racing
Veterinary workshop seeks to improve safety in horse racing

Discussions to inform pre-race risk assessments
New initiative to help vets take action against strangles
New initiative to help vets take action against strangles

Alliance aims to end stigma around infection
Study provides solutions to staffing crisis in UK horse racing
Study provides solutions to staffing crisis in UK horse racing

Lack of training and increased hours cited as key issues
Horse riders invited to take part in Medical Detection Dogs fundraiser
Horse riders invited to take part in Medical Detection Dogs fundraiser

Sponsorships will fund charity's vital work
Equine inhaler receives marketing authorisation
Equine inhaler receives marketing authorisation

Aservo Equihaler will be available for EU distribution in 2020
New guidelines on the safe use of analgesia in horses
New guidelines on the safe use of analgesia in horses

Recommendations aimed at equine primary care in an ambulatory setting
Injectable omeprazole 'can be used within rules', BHA confirms
Injectable omeprazole 'can be used within rules', BHA confirms

Vets had been previously advised against using the drug
Traffic light scheme to tackle equine obesity
Traffic light scheme to tackle equine obesity

Scheme designed to spark positive discussions with owners
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BVA senior vice president appointed chair of FVE working group

Senior vice president of the BVA Dr Simon Doherty has been appointed as chair of the Food Safety & Sustainability working group of the Federation of Veterinarians in Europe (FVE).

Dr Doherty has 20 years' experience in farm animal and equine veterinary practice, industry and academia. He has been working as a senior lecturer at the Queen's University Belfast Institute for Global Food Security since 2018 and is a trustee of Send a Cow and the Animal Welfare Foundation.

The Food Safety & Sustainability working group will support FVE in all matters related to food safety, food security and sustainable livestock systems. It will also assist FVE in taking the most effective policies at EU level.

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