Publication - Independent report

Field delivery of animal health services in Scotland: review

Published: 12 Feb 2020

Review examining the strengths and weaknesses of the field delivery of animal health and welfare services in Scotland.

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46 page PDF

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Field delivery of animal health services in Scotland: review
Annex 5 – Glossary

46 page PDF

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Annex 5 – Glossary

AHO – Animal Health Officer

AHVLA – Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency

APHA – Animal and Plant Health Agency

BVA – British Veterinary Association

BVD – Bovine Viral Diarrhoea

CVO – Chief Veterinary Officer

Defra – Department of Environment, and Rural Affairs

EPIC – Epidemiology, Population health and Infectious diseases Control

FSS – Food Standards Scotland

HPS – Health protection Scotland

HIVSS – Highland and Islands Veterinary Services Scheme

MRI – Morden Research Institute

NEEG – National Emergency Epidemiology Group

NFUS – National Farmers Union Scotland

OV – Official Veterinarian

PGI – Protected Geographical Indication

QMS – Quality Meat Scotland

SAMW – Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers

SAOS - Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society Ltd

SEPA – Scottish Environment Protection Agency

SG – Scottish Government

SRUC – Scotland's Rural College

Scottish SPCA – Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

SSPO - Scottish Salmon Producers' Organisation

SVS – Scottish Veterinary Service

TSE – Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies

VA – Veterinary Adviser

VENDU – Veterinary Exotic Notifiable Disease Unit

VI – Veterinary Inspector

VIC – Veterinary Investigation Centre

VO – Veterinary Officer