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2010 Symposium on Wildlife management and zoonotic infections
A well attended and well received one day symposium was held last November at the Royal Society of Medicine.
A 3 page review of of the proceedings on bovine TB, fox diseases and wildlife treatment and rehabilitation may be found in the Veterinary Record January 15, 2011 pages 38-40
Animal reservoirs of human disease
Ms. Sarah Cleaveland, Glasgow Veterinary School
The fox as a reservoir of disease
Mr. Vic Simpson, Truro, Cornwall
DEFRA’s wildlife health strategy
Dr. Andy Paterson, DEFRA Wildlife Health Team, Nobel House, London
Prospects for control of bovine TB
Dr. John Gallagher Yelverton, Devon and Mr. Roger Sainsbury, Truro, Cornwall
TB eradication: Progress and prospects in Wales
Dr. Christianne Glossop, CVO Wales
Treatment and rehabilitation of wild animals
Dr. Anna Meredith, Edinburgh Veterinary School
Mr. John Chitty, General Practitioner, Andover
Coping with today’s successful species – a question of balance
Dr. Jonathan Reynolds, Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Fordingbridge
Practicalities of control; some examples of best practice in predator management
Dr. Mike Swann, Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust, Fordingbridge
Reintroduction of animals to England
Dr. Peter Brotherton, Natural England, Peterborough
Introduction to a review of wildlife legislation
Lord Mancroft, House of Lords, Westminster
Review of the salient statutory legislation
Ms. Madeleine Forsyth, Barrister and MRCVS, Ampleforth, Yorks
The case for repeal of the Badger Acts of 1973 and 1991
Mr. Stephen Lomax, Barrister and MRCVS, Whitchurch, Shropshire.
A PDF file of the symposium handbook is available to download on this link.