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Brexit has not put off EU vets coming to the UK

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By Josh Loeb

Vets are continuing to migrate to the UK in significant numbers from countries in the EU, fresh figures indicate.

Nearly 2000 EU vets moved to the UK to practise after the Brexit vote – indicating that the result of the referendum did not put them off coming. This equates to around a quarter of all the EU vets practising in the UK currently.

Furthermore, most such vets say that they feel optimistic about their future, with younger European vets particularly likely to say this.

The findings, based on thousands of responses to an RCVS survey of members of the UK veterinary workforce who graduated in …

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