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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.


Sheep imageSurveillance in Extensively Managed Livestock
APHA hosts conference to discuss issues faced in monitoring the health and welfare of extensively managed livestock.
Published: 1 December 2016

Brown and white cow imageOVs: Change of submission process for paper TB test charts not submitted via Sam
See the change of address for TB test chart submissions.
Published: 24 November 2016

OV ConferenceOfficial Veterinarian Conference 2016
Book your place at the Official Vet Conference in Swindon, 29 - 30 September 2016.
Published: 6 September 2016

Image of a cow at exhibition showLondon Vet Show 2016
Come and visit the APHA exhibition stand at the London Vet Show in November 2016
Published: 23 May 2016

Image of cows on a hillBluetongue video presentations
APHA and The Pirbright Institute publish new video presentations to help farmers and vets understand the risks and clinical signs of bluetongue
Published: 10 May 2016

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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.