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Brexit: where are we?
  1. Kathryn Clark

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Amid seemingly endless media coverage of the Brexit negotiations, it can be difficult to keep track of what progress is being made and what is still up for debate, particularly on issues of interest to the profession.

To this end, BVA has just produced a summary of its activities and achievements around Brexit over the past year. Its work has been guided by the 52 recommendations in its ‘Brexit and the veterinary profession’ report, published in May last year.

So, what has been done? Workforce issues have taken centre stage, with the potential loss of EU vet graduates from the UK bringing preexisting problems with recruitment and retention within the profession into particularly sharp focus. Non-UK EU graduates make a significant contribution to the UK profession – in June 2017, the RCVS Register …

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