BSAVA Satellite Meeting

BSAVA Satellite Meeting


Summary: The BBVA’s first Satellite day was held on Wednesday 3rd April and featured six presentations from leading lights about the potential of using Manuka honey in clinical cases, the current status of Nosema  in bee as well as the mapping honey bee disease and genetic diversity in the UK, as well as key aspects of the anatomy and physiology of the honeybee to be aware of when carrying out post-mortems of honey bees.

Wednesday 3rd April 2019 | ICC Exec Rm 1, Birmingham

9.30-10.00 Meet up for coffee

10.00 -10.45  Dr John Carr MRCVS James Cook University, Australia.

Honeybee (Apis mellifera) Anatomy and Physiology for post mortem approach.

11.00 -11.45 Dr Mark Barnett, Roslin Institute.

Mapping Honey Bee Disease and Genetic Diversity in the UK.

12.00-12.45  Dr Tim Regan, Roslin Institute.                                                     

Characterisation of the Honey Bee Metagenome.

13.00 -14.15  Lunch included (courtesy of sponsors below)

14.15-15.00 Dr Rowena Jenkins Uni of Swansea.

Antibacterial activity of manuka honey- clinical potential’.

15.15–16.00 Dr Chris Palgrave MRCVS  

Nosema….. the Dwindling Disease… a Review

16.15-16.45  Discussion on current issues such as American Foul Brood vaccine, Asian Hornet incursions, plus much more topics of the day affecting general practice veterinarians.

Cost: £40 for members, £50 for non-members.

 John Hill MRCVS, President BBVA

To register please email or contact:

Suzetta Cameron MRCVS BBVA Treasurer,

Birch Heath Veterinary Clinic, Birch Heath Road, Tarporley, Cheshire CW6 9UU

Email to:

Payment may be made directly into the BBVA bank account:

NatWest Bank plc, Chew Magna Branch: Sort code 60-05-22 Acc No. 20095082.

Please use the payment reference ‘meeting’ followed by your surname (e.g. meeting SMITH)