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Veterinary practices urged to help human medics in the fight against COVID-19

The British Veterinary Association has called on veterinary practices to help the NHS in the fight against the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

In a tweet, the BVA urged anyone with NHS-compatible human ventilators and other equipment to lend them to hospitals.

Other items practices may wish to donate include monitors, anaesthetic machines, PPE - and any other equipment that is not being used for emergency animal care.

If you think your practice may be able to assist the NHS, please click here to register your interest.

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BEVA gives vets access to free membership for three months

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 BEVA has announced that it is cutting membership renewal charges for the next three months in order to support all veterinary professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Memberships for all existing BEVA members will be extended until 30 June 2020. Veterinary professionals who are not members of BEVA will also be able to sign up for a free membership until 30 June 2020.

BEVA president Tim Mair said: "In this extraordinary time of global crisis our profession, as with many industries, is under immense pressure. By offering free membership we are giving equine vets easy access to a wealth of supportive resources and online CPD."

To sign up please visit the BEVA website.

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BSAVA rolls out CPD resources and benefits in absence of Congress

A package of CPD resources and benefits are set to be rolled out on BSAVA's social media channels over the coming days in a bid to fill the gap left by the cancellation of BSAVA Congress.

The package includes a 10 discount voucher on all printed manuals and access to the BSAVA Library. BSAVA said that it will also be recording more than 100 hours of planned Congress lectures over the following weeks so that vets don't completely miss out on the Congress experience.

The resource, titled Congress on Demand will be ready in early May.