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We’re calling for changes to the contact tracing programme for veterinary practices
  1. Daniella Dos Santos

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Daniella Dos Santos is the president of the BVA.

Contact tracing is set to be a vital tool in helping to contain the spread of Covid-19 as governments across the UK ease lockdown restrictions. We are by no means out of the woods of the pandemic and we all have a part to play in protecting public health and reducing the pressure on health services. The veterinary profession has already done a huge amount to help slow the spread of the virus and we’re urging practices to now comply with the test and trace programmes.

We are worried about the potential implications of test and trace programmes for the veterinary sector

However, we are worried about the potential implications of these programmes for the veterinary sector. We know that many teams are anxious about what it could mean for service provision and animal health and welfare if a colleague tests positive.

By speaking to contact tracers or …

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