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APHA Vet Gateway

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) Vet Gateway provides a portal through which private vets can gain access to APHA's services, systems, operating instructions, guidance, news and intelligence on new and re-emerging animal health threats. It supports private practice veterinary surgeons:

  1. Working as Official Veterinarians
  2. Accessing APHA's veterinary scanning surveillance and diagnostic support network.


Nigel Gibbens imageNew GVS blog launched
Nigel Gibbens, UK Chief Veterinary Officer, has launched a Government Veterinary Services (GVS) blog
Published: 27 March 2017

Cows on hill imageAdditional free-to-farmer carcase collection service in North East England
More farmers in the North East now benefit from free carcase collection services for diagnostic PMEs
Published: 6 March 2017

Sheep imageAPHA Schmallenberg virus statistics
Fortnightly updates are now available to show the county and number of affected premises confirmed by APHA.
Published: 22 February 2017

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Reporting suspicion of notifiable disease and farmed animal welfare concerns

APHA investigates all incidents of suspected notifiable disease and reports of the mistreatment of farmed animals. If you suspect signs of any notifiable animal diseases or have welfare concerns, please notify your local APHA Field Services as soon as possible.

To find out more about APHA please visit GOV.UK.