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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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HM The Queen opens new centre for elephant care

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 HM The Queen, accompanied by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, has officially unveiled ZSL Whipsnade Zoo’s brand new Centre for Elephant Care.

Set amidst 30 acres of rolling paddocks, the custom-designed Centre for Elephant Care is the new home for the Zoo’s herd of nine Asian elephants.

The Centre will provide more than 700m² of indoor space and contains an array of elephant-friendly features, including dimming lights to mimic night-time and one metre-deep soft sand flooring.  

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New manual to help producers use medicines responsibly

A new manual to help sheep and beef producers use medicines responsibly has been published by AHDB Beef & Lamb.

The Better Returns Programme manual, Using Medicines Correctly for Better Returns, outlines the key principles when using medicines on the farm.

It includes making sure the medicine and correct dose is used at the right time, and that it is stored and administered correctly. It also explains the importance of using antibiotics and anthelmintics responsibly to avoid the build up of resistance.