Veterinary institutions come together and commit to evidence-based veterinary medicine

Date: 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Source: 
RVC

In a first for the profession, 15 of the major UK member organisations, vet schools and policy-making bodies – including the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) – have today come together to affirm their commitment to veterinary medicine based on sound scientific principles, in a new landmark publication produced by RCVS Knowledge and the charity Sense about Science.

Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine Matters: Our Commitment to the Future represents the first time this broad and influential group have formally united in support of a single issue. This unprecedented collaboration is testament to the importance that veterinary organisations across the profession place on the use of evidence to enhance all types of veterinary medicine.

The publication serves to demonstrate the profound and wide-ranging impact that evidence can have – and has had – on animal health and welfare. It also provides a convincing rationale for all veterinary professionals to contribute to the evidence base and put evidence into practice, to the benefit of animals, owners and veterinary teams themselves....

...follow the link to read the article in full on the RVC website...