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Nominations open for BEVA Council elections 2021
There are between four and five vacancies on BEVA Council this year and one on BEVA's Board of Management.

Equine vets looking to make a difference in the profession urged to apply.

The British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) is inviting nominations from Ordinary and Concessionary BEVA members for this year's council elections.

BEVA Council members guide the direction and strategy of the Association and represent the industry on a wider scale, helping to improve the working lives of equine veterinary professionals.

They are assigned to one or more portfolios and may also be asked to serve on sub-committees alongside representing BEVA on outside bodies within their areas of expertise.

Urging potential Council members to stand, BEVA Trustee Fran James said: “You will have the opportunity to influence, change, and advance the equine veterinary profession. It is also a fantastic opportunity to meet and work with a diverse group of people who are passionate about equine veterinary medicine.”

There are between four and five vacancies on BEVA Council this year and one on BEVA’s Board of Management. In order to stand, candidates must complete a nomination form and a short personal statement. They must also be nominated by two BEVA members.

BEVA junior vice president Dave Rendle added: “I would urge anyone that is serious about trying to make change in the equine veterinary profession or the future of the profession to consider getting involved.”

Nominations for BEVA Council close at 12pm on Wednesday 14 July 2021. The election period will then begin on 3 August 2021, closing on 31 August 2021, when eligible BEVA members will be invited to vote on the BEVA website.

To submit your nomination, please click here.

BEVA encourages prospective candidates to contact Fiona Cunnington for an informal discussion about being on the BEVA Council at fiona@beva.org.uk

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VetCT app offered to students and new graduates

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 The VetCT app is being offered for free to students and new veterinary graduates for their first three months in practice. The app provides a service for vets to send case information to a global team of Diploma-holding specialists, who can provide advice and support via instant call-back, text chat, written report, or virtual appointment.

Time on the app is automatically logged as CPD with quarterly certificates being generated for users. Additional services include the ability to book bespoke CPD, significant event reviews, and live training sessions such as surgical procedures.

The app is downloadable for both iOS and Android systems. 

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HORIBA to host CPD webinar

HORIBA has announced that it will host an online CPD meeting focusing on 'Exotic Parasites - The Importance of Testing in The Imported Dog'. Ian Wright (BVMS, MSc, MRCVS), head of ESCCAP UK and Ireland, will present on the importance of testing protocols in diseases of imported dogs.

The meeting will provide attendees with an overview of emerging veterinary diseases with a particular focus on exotic parasites, and discuss the importance of accurate testing protocols and equipment, alongside a final Q&A session.

The webinar will take place on Thursday July 1, from 19.30pm to 21.00pm BST. For free registration and more information visit the Horiba website or register.gotowebinar.com