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Brexit threatens capacity of Welsh veterinary workforce, warns BVA

British Veterinary Association (BVA) resident John Fishwick called for urgent action to guard against a serious shortfall of vets in Wales following Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.

His speech at BVA’s Annual Welsh Dinner on 26 June came amid growing concerns about how Brexit may impact on vets working in Wales, one in five of whom is a non-UK EU national according to the most recent figures from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).

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