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Veterinary nurses set to celebrate at CQ graduation
cq scrolls and badges
Renowned anatomist and biological anthropologist, Professor Alice Roberts, has been announced as this year’s keynote speaker.
Graduates will hear an inspiring keynote speech by Alice Roberts
 
Veterinary nursing graduates will celebrate their hard work and achievements at the 2017 Central Qualifications Graduation and Awards ceremony in Westminster.

Together with members of the teaching teams, graduates will be presented with ceremonial CQ badges and scrolls with their families and friends in attendance. Thanks to the support of staff from 12 colleges and more than 400 veterinary practices, even more students are expected to join the veterinary nursing profession this year.

Central Qualifications has been instrumental in advancing veterinary education and training and is set to announce additional qualifications later this year.

The graduation and awards ceremony will take place at Central Hall in Westminster on 10 June. It is a celebration of the hard work of veterinary nurses who have qualified during the course of the academic year.

Renowned anatomist and biological anthropologist, Professor Alice Roberts, has been announced as this year’s keynote speaker. An engaging public speaker, Professor Roberts has written popular science books and presented countless television programmes. She is set to give an inspirational speech to graduates as they embark upon the next exciting stage in their career paths.

For further information please contact: enquiries@cqual.org   

 

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Newborn okapi named after Meghan Markle

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 An endangered okapi recently born at London Zoo has been named Meghan - after Prince Harry’s fiancé Meghan Markle - in celebration of the upcoming royal wedding. Okapis are classed as endangered in the wild, having suffered ongoing declines since 1995. Zookeeper Gemma Metcalf said: “We’re very pleased with how mother and baby are doing. Oni is being very attentive, making sure she regularly licks her clean and keeping a watchful eye over Meghan as she sleeps.” Image © ZSL London Zoo  

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Ten new cases of Alabama rot confirmed

Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists has confirmed 10 new cases of Alabama rot, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the UK to 122.

In a Facebook post, the referral centre said the cases were from County Durham, West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Staffordshire, Sussex, West Somerset, Devon, and Powys.

Pet owners are urged to remain vigilant and seek advice from their vet if their dog develops unexplained skin lesions/sores.