Vets will strive to protect animal and public health and welfare in challenging times ahead, says outgoing BVA President

Thursday, September 19, 2019

British Veterinary Association (BVA) President Simon Doherty reflected on a ‘rollercoaster ride of hard work and highlights’ in a year dominated by Brexit as he made his outgoing speech at BVA Members’ Day (173 KB PDF) in Swansea today (19 September).

In his final address, Dr Doherty emphasised BVA’s continued efforts to make sure that members have a strong voice as post-Brexit policy is negotiated and shaped.  The year saw a successful campaign for vets to be reinstated on the Shortage Occupation List, following concerns that Brexit could exacerbate existing recruitment and retention issues in the workforce.

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