Recent Tuberculosis in Pig Instruction Updates

Subject: New TB England Order
Date: 1 October 2021
Summary of Update: Documents have been updated as a result of the new Tuberculosis in Animals (England) Order 2021 coming into force on 1 October 2021. The new order replaces The Tuberculosis (England) Order 2014 and The Tuberculosis (Deer and Camelid) (England) Order 2014. It brings together the tuberculosis control regimes applicable to bovine animals, goats, sheep, pigs, camelids and deer.
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Subject: Tuberculin Order Form (TR511)
Date: 21 September 2021
Summary of Update: The Tuberculin Order Form (TR511) has been updated.
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Subject: Case Management
Date: 18 May 2021
Summary of Update: Instructions have been updated to reflect guidance on serving a Notice to Restrict the Movement of Specified Animals (TN02) on pig herds in England where lesions suspicious of TB have been identified.
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Subject: Tuberculosis Test Types and Sam Codes: What to use and When - Wales (TR15(W))
Date: 11 February 2021
Summary of Update: The Tuberculosis Test Types and Sam Codes: What to use and When - Wales (TR15(W)) has been updated.
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Subject: Policy for Authorisation of Official Veterinarians (OVs) in Great Britain (OV13)
Date: 27 November 2020
Summary of Update: The Policy for Authorisation of Official Veterinarians (OVs) in Great Britain (OV13) has been updated.
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Subject: Publication of a Revised Version of the Policy for Authorisation of Official Veterinarians (OVs) in Great Britain (OV13)
Date: 2 November 2020
Summary of Update: The Policy for Authorisation of Official Veterinarians (OVs) in Great Britain (OV13) has been extensively revised.
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Subject: Tuberculosis Test Types and Sam Codes: What to use and When - England (TR15(E)) and Wales (TR15(W))
Date: 7 May 2020
Summary of Update: The Tuberculosis Test Types and Sam Codes: What to use and When - England (TR15(E)) and Wales (TR15(W)) have been updated to provide guidance on what skin test types are eligible for the temporary amendment of the requirement to test bovine animals under 180 days of age during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Subject: Tuberculosis Test Types and Sam Codes: What to use and When - England (TR15(E))
Date: 2 April 2020
Summary of Update: The Tuberculosis Test Types and Sam Codes: What to use and When - England (TR15(E)) has been updated to provide guidance on what skin test types can be amended on request from Official Veterinarians to delay the due date (Latest Activity Completion Date (LACD)) in Sam during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
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Subject: Tuberculin Order Form (TR511)
Date: 19 March 2020
Summary of Update: The Tuberculin Order Form (TR511) has been updated to remove the fax number. Orders must be emailed into the tuberculin orders mailbox.
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Subject: Removal of the OV Miscellaneous Tasks Form (AH49)
Date: 4 November 2019
Summary of Update: Instructions have been updated to include the correct guidance for Official Veterinarian (OV) claims and payments and to remove the OV Miscellaneous Tasks Form (AH49) which should no longer be used.
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Subject: Non-bovine Tuberculin Test Reporting Documents Welsh Language Versions
Date: 31 October 2019
Summary of Update: The Tuberculin Test Chart for Non-bovine Animals (TN52A(Welsh)) and the Non-bovines Tuberculin Test Report and Certificate of Clinical Inspection (TN52B(Welsh)) have been updated.
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Subject: Non-bovine Tuberculin Test Reporting Documents
Date: 10 October 2019
Summary of Update: The Tuberculin Test Chart for Non-bovine Animals (TN52A) and the Non-bovines Tuberculin Test Report and Certificate of Clinical Inspection (TN52B) have been updated.
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Subject: Tuberculin Order Form (TR511)
Date: 17 September 2019
Summary of Update: The Tuberculin Order Form (TR511) has been updated.
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Subject: Notice Prohibiting Movement of Specified Animals - Welsh Language (TN02(Welsh))
Date: 9 August 2019
Summary of Update: The Notice Prohibiting Movement of Specified Animals - Welsh Language (TN02(Welsh)) has been updated.
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Subject: Notice Prohibiting Movement of Specified Animals (TN02)
Date: 6 August 2019
Summary of Update: The Notice Prohibiting Movement of Specified Animals (TN02) has been updated to cover all non-bovine species, including pets and exotic mammals.
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Subject: Publication of a Revised Version of the Policy for Authorisation of Official Veterinarians (OVs) in Great Britain (OV13)
Date: 20 June 2019
Summary of Update: The Policy for Authorisation of Official Veterinarians (OVs) in Great Britain (OV13) has been extensively revised.
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Subject: Skin Test in Pigs - Interpretation on Day Two
Date: 29 January 2019
Summary of Update: Instructions have been updated to clarify the test interpretation requirements and relevant documents to be used.
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Subject: Tuberculin Distribution to Official Veterinarians
Date: 19 July 2018
Summary of Update: Update to reflect Tuberculin distribution to Official Veterinarians (OVs) is carried out at Weybridge along with contact email and order form.
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Subject: Updated Documents for New GDPR Requirements
Date: 25 May 2018
Summary of Update: Relevant documents have been updated with a new Data Protection statement to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulations.
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Subject: Exit Strategies for TB Breakdowns in Pig Herds in England
Date: 25 January 2017
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Case management section updated with options for exit strategies for pig herds affected by TB breakdowns in England.

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Subject: Action on Identification of a Reactor
Date: 01 December 2017
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Skin Test Day Two instructions have been updated with actions to take on the identification of a reactor.

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Subject: Policy for Authorisation of Official Veterinarians in GB 
Date: 12 October 2017
Summary of Update: The Policy for Authorisation of Official Veterinarians in GB has been published on the Vet Gateway.
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Subject: Automatic Restrictions Following Disclosure of a Reactor or Inconclusive Reactor at a TB Test in Non-Bovine Animals Form (TN181(W)) Updated
Date: 15 November 2016
Summary of Update: The Automatic Animal and Public Health Restrictions following Disclosure of a Reactor or Inconclusive Reactor at an Official Diagnostic Test for Tuberculosis in Non-Bovine Animals (as defined by the Order) (TN181(W)) has been updated.
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Subject: Automatic Restrictions Following Disclosure of a Reactor or Inconclusive Reactor at a TB Test in Non-Bovine Animals Form (TN181(W)) Updated
Date: 24 October 2016
Summary of Update: The Automatic Animal and Public Health Restrictions following Disclosure of a Reactor or Inconclusive Reactor at an Official Diagnostic Test for Tuberculosis in Non-Bovine Animals (as defined by the Order) (TN181(W)) document has been updated to remove all references to England and Scotland, since automatic restrictions for non-bovines following disclosure of a Reactor or Inconclusive Reactor apply only to Wales. English and Scottish legislation does not allow serving of automatic restrictions to non-bovines at present. The Welsh language version will be updated shortly.
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Subject: Official Veterinarian Instructions Online Tutorial Update
Date: 20 October 2016
Summary of Update: The Official Veterinarian (OV) Instructions Online Tutorial has been updated.
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Subject: Improvements to Official Veterinarian Instructions Format
Date: 26 January 2016
Summary of Update: Improvements have been made to the format of the Official Veterinarian (OV) instructions to include the provision of a print button on each instruction page, a statement confirming that the instructions are correct as of the current date and time and the addition of a Documents page, listing documents by instructional area.
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Subject: Update Claims and Payments
Date: 08 September 2015
Summary of Update: The Claims and Payments instructions have been updated.
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Subject: Updates to Reflect the Role of Delivery Partners
Date: 22 July 2015
Summary of Update: Updates have been made to reflect the role of contracted Delivery Partners (DPs) in the management of Government funded veterinary services.
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Subject: Updates to Cleansing and Disinfection and Testing Equipment Instructions
Date: 03 October 2014
Summary of Update: Minor amendments have been made to the equipment testing instructions and personal cleansing and disinfection (C&D) requirements and C&D of equipment to add clarity.
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Subject: Document Update to Reflect the New Tuberculosis England Orders 2014
Date: 01 October 2014
Summary of Update: Relevant documents have been updated to reflect the new Tuberculosis (England) Order 2014 which comes into force on 01 October 2014.
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Subject: Updated TB Welsh Language Documents
Date: 09 June 14
Summary of Update: Welsh language versions of documents have been updated and added.
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Subject: Update to Interpretation of Skin Test Results for Pigs
Date: 06 June 14
Summary of Update: The interpretation of skin test results for pigs has been updated to provide further clarity.
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Subject: Release of Tuberculosis Testing in Pig Instructions for Official Veterinarians
Date: 30 May 2014
Summary of Update: Instructions for Official Veterinarians (OVs) involved in tuberculosis testing in pigs are now available.
Updated Pages: Tuberculosis Testing in Pigs