Official Veterinarians

Online TB test submission

Do you know?

- Which date should be entered in Sam when a TB test has been arranged?

- The type of TB test OVs can create? - Updated 03/04/14

- You can use a ‘wildcard’ when searching for a client?

- How to tell when a TB test is ready to be submitted?

Click here to find out.

Sam - Online TB test submission

Changes to Veterinary Delivery – Information for OVs

OVs can electronically receive notifications
and submit TB test results to APHA.
See the advantages and how to register page
for more information.

Service status

The service status is manually updated when there are Issues or Planned Maintenance which may affect Sam and/or the Government Gateway.

Sam has been updated to support the forthcoming management of work by Delivery Partners in England and Wales. Further information is available in the documents below:
Important changes to the way APHA commissions TB testing and other services and Enhancement to Sam work baskets

Service status
Service
Status
Last updated

Sam

status

21/04/2015

Government Gateway

status

21/04/2015

Planned maintenance and reported issues

Planned Maintenance

Sam Downtime - Updated 21st April 2015

Unavailable from 08:00 to 18:00 on Saturday 25th April 2015

Unavailable from 19:00 on Thursday 30th April 2015 to 07:00 on Friday 01st May 2015

Government Gateway Downtime - Updated 21st April 2015

Unavailable from 22:00 on Tuesday 28th April 2015 to 06:00 on Wednesday 29th April 2015

Reported Issues - Updated 26th March 2015

No issues reported

Working offline during planned maintenance

To minimise potential disruption users are reminded that they can download a Working Form from Sam in Excel. Test data can be captured in excel and uploaded back into Sam later. Guidance on using excel can be found in Section 10, Part 2 and Section 12 of the Sam Official Veterinarian Practice Guide and the online e-learning module.


Sam OV support

For queries about using Sam or the initial registration process please contact the Sam support desk on:

0870 242 4996

ahvlasupport@uk.ibm.com


Log on to Sam button

Sam Government Gateway registration and maintenance links