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Chatter box There are two excellent, thought-provoking pieces that caught my eye in this week's Veterinary Record [177(4) July 25 2015]. They set us off down a challenging pathway.

In his 'Comment', the editor drew attention to the gathering momentum of calls from both the human medical and veterinary professions for greater communication, collaboration and cohesion under the 'One Health' banner. 'The idea that doctors and vets have much to learn from each other was appealing 10 years ago,' he concludes. 'In this, and many other respects, it is even more attractive now.'

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BVNA pays tribute to Pat House
BVNA pays tribute to Pat House
Veterinary nurse Pat House sadly passed away on 10 May 2015, shortly before celebrating her 50th anniversary as a qualified VN. The BVNA, which is also celebrating its 50th birthday this year, has expressed its sadness over her passing and said she will be sadly missed.
Cuts to seagull study funding

George Osborne has cut £250,000 funding allocated for a study into how to curb the aggressive behaviour of seagulls.

The £250,000 would have funded research into improving understanding of the birds' life cycles and behaviours. However, the chancellor scrapped the research programme in his first Conservative budget last month, deeming it 'low priority'.

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