Welcome to the EAVDI-BID!

European Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (British and Irish Division)


The British and Irish Division is a Division of the European Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, recognised under the Constitutional changes of the European Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging made in 1999. The Division is a non-profit making organisation and does not pursue commercial interests.

2018 BID Autumn Meeting

November 9th and 10th, 2018

Vere Beaumont Hotel in Windsor


The theme of the meeting is Emergency Imaging.


A residents meeting will be held on the afternoon of the 8th of November. If you are planning to attend the resident afternoon, please email the secretary at alison.major@bristol.ac.uk.

 The ECVDI AGM will take place on Saturday, the 10th of November around 4 pm.


The program can be found on the events & meetings webpage.


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For EAVDI members, please log in to access your discount (£230) payment options.


 The dinner will be held at A la Russe in Windsor and is kindly sponsored by Pride Veterinary Centre referrals.

If you need a postal address, please contact the appropriate person by e-mail first. 

The EAVDI BID committee invite you to take part in the development and growth of the British and Irish division of the European Association of Diagnostic Imaging.

Our organisation is keen to enroll new members for better understanding of the needs and practices of our profession. Throughout 2016 we hope to see our membership swell and we welcome new members with technical and practical skills as well as new veterinary practitioners within other disciplines to learn how diagnostic imaging supports a wide range of needs.

Alastair Nelson Award


Alastair Nelson was a highly respected equine veterinary surgeon who was highly active in the field of equine diagnostic imaging and who was a pioneer of standing equine computed tomography.  Following his sad loss at the age of 46 in 2009, EAVDI-BID have set up a travel award in his honour, to promote the field of equine diagnostic imaging. The first year that submission is accepted is 2012.

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The Association has it roots in the British Veterinary Radiology Association (BVRA), which was founded in the 1960s to promote the study and development of veterinary radiology. In 1991, this group became the European Veterinary Radiology Association (EVRA) in recognition of the increasing continental involvement, and at the first annual general meeting in Switzerland in 1992, the name was changed to the European Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (EAVDI). It is now a truly international association, and encompasses all aspects of diagnostic imaging, including radiography, ultrasonography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine.

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