Challenges of a PhD
Second-year student diary
Rules and welfare
BVA President highlights vets' role in protecting animal welfare
New president for BVA's Northern Ireland Branch
Call for a ban on primates as pets
Preferred provider concept ‘erodes freedom of choice’
APHA models effects of suspending badger vaccination in Wales
Neglected tropical diseases attract attention in the Lords
New presidents elected
Prince highlights the importance of smallholders and women in farming
Developments in charity and shelter medicine
Tackling stigma around mental health
New app to help with job searches
Working together to safeguard animal health
News in brief
Northern Ireland disease surveillance report, October to December 2015
Controlling scrapie and bovine spongiform encephalopathy in goats
Prion protein genotype survey confirms low frequency of scrapie-resistant K222 allele in British goat herds
Optimisation of the zinc sulphate turbidity test for the determination of immune status
Selected highlights from other journals
British Veterinary Association
Moredun Foundation Awards 2016
Hantavirus (Seoul virus) in pet rats
Babesiosis in dogs
Stick injuries in dogs
Thermography and saddle fitting
Collecting the evidence for EBVM
Routine antibiotic dry cow therapy
Single dose pack for calf pneumonia vaccine
Smaller bottle for cat analgesic
Leptospirosis vaccine
Short-acting general anaesthetic for dogs and cats
Radioiodine unit opens
Manual and automatic water heaters