Government Veterinary Services (GVS): A New Chapter for Government Vets

Vets have worked in government for more than 150
years, playing an ever-increasing role in protecting the
animals and people of the UK against disease threats.
Nigel Paul Gibbens, CBE, Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO)
of the United Kingdom and for the Department for
Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), introduces
us to the new Government Veterinary Services pages, which
contain information for government vets and veterinary