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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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Blue Dog Programme wins WSAVA One Health award

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 An educational initiative to help children interact safely with dogs has been awarded the WSAVA’s 2017 Global One Health Award.

The Blue Dog Programme offers an array of educational resources for children, parents and school teachers, including an engaging website, fact sheets, DVD and an accompany book for parents.

The award will be accepted by Professor Tiny de Keuster, a European veterinary specialist in behavioural medicine and founder of the programme, during WSAVA World Congress 2017.  

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VMD stakeholder workshops to discuss Brexit implications

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) has announced that it is to hold stakeholder group workshops to discuss the implications of EU exit.

The workshops will be held during Autumn 2017 and will discuss topics such as the prescribing cascade, pharmacovigilance and inspection of non-UK based manufacturers.

To register your interest, send an email to events@vmd.defra.gsi.gov.uk, including any topics, in order of preference, that you would like to be discussed.