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Chatter box Miles Russell, president of the Veterinary Management Group (VMG), has been elected to the House of Lords as a crossbench hereditary peer.

He will join Lord Trees as a representative of the veterinary sector in the second chamber of the UK parliament.

Lord Russell said: "Those of us working in the animal health and veterinary sectors are only too aware of the importance of the work we do and the challenges we face.

"I will use my platform in the House of Lords to increase understanding of our sectors and to promote positive change." Chatter box

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BEVA introduces free eRVN membership

Student equine nurses will have free access to the association's benefits.
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Submissions open for BSAVA 2024 case reports

Vet nurses asked to submit 'unique' cases.
Course launched for vet nurses returning to practice

The course aims to help nurses return with confidence.
BVNA survey calls for nursing voices

The survey will direct the future of veterinary nursing.
BVNA encourages vet nurses to participate in CMA review

The review investigates the veterinary services market.
Guidance launched on supporting religious vet nurses

VN Futures DIWP has published advice for practices and training providers.
BEVA publishes Schedule 3 guidelines to support eRVN skills

The advice describes how equine RVNs are permitted to work.
VN Futures launches menopause toolkit

The toolkit is designed to help veterinary nurses experiencing menopause.
BVNA launches flexible working survey

Veterinary nurses are encouraged to share their views.
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Sixth case of bluetongue confirmed

A sixth case of bluetongue virus serotype 3 has been confirmed in the UK.

The case was detected in an animal on a premises linked to one of the farms within the Temporary Control Zone (TCZ) currently in place near Canterbury, Kent.

In response, the Animal and Plant Health Agency has extended the TCZ. Investigations into the spread of the disease are ongoing.

The cases in Kent come at a time when a new strain of the virus has spread rapidly across farms in the Netherlands. Both the Government and the British Veterinary Association have urged livestock keepers to remain vigilant.

Bluetongue is a notifiable disease and suspected cases must be reported immediately on 03000 200 301 in England or 03003 038 268 in Wales. In Scotland, possible cases should be reported to the local field services office.

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