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Christine Middlemiss, BVMS, MRCVS, is the UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer. She was appointed in 2018 having been working as the CVO in New South Wales, Australia, since 2016. Before this, Christine led Defra’s Animal Traceability and Public Health policy team, and also previously surveillance including detection and response to new and emerging diseases. She was appointed Visiting Professor of Practice by Harper Adams University in 2019.

November 2020

A letter from the CVO

The UK’s Chief Veterinary Officer highlights further opportunities for free training for vets and their staff