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Leading vet sector figures, plus experts from psychology field, have contributed to the Keeping It Civil guide, which has been released through the University of Aberdeen.

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School of Veterinary Medicine has been evaluated and praised for its high standards in teaching.

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Money will go to fund four projects, with focus on sustainable farming of salmon and seaweed. 

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Vetsure for Vets, a collaborative network of members with its own buying group, held a two-day CPD event where participants were urged to find opportunities in the face of challenges.

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Comprehensive 28-module programme for vets and VNs is planned for November, while company also celebrates winning Best Online Animal Health Resource 2024 in LUXlife Magazine awards.

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CVS has launched new guidance – primarily for its teams, but which can be picked up by others in the profession – about how contextualised care can be put into practice.

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Entries to award successes in this education sector can still be submitted until 30 June.

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Running from 24 to 28 June, this year’s theme is Healthy Diet, Happy Bunnies.

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Trio from three different disciplines have achieved European Board of Veterinary Specialisation diplomate status after rigorous sets of exams.

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Having outlined the basic pathophysiology of head trauma in part one of this series, Gerardo Poli discusses ways of lowering cerebral blood volume to tackle this issue.

In the first of a new series on head trauma, Gerardo Poli starts off with some basic pathophysiology.

Jane Davidson tells the tale of Moxie, an aged cat who was saved, and who saved others – including a “6kg muffin of unneutered tom boy” called Billy.

Hubert Hiemstra discusses how he used the principles of hydroponics to boost his understanding – and increase his knowledge – of circulatory shock in critically ill patients.

In her second post for Vet Times, Dale Gillies details the steps that can be taken to reduce risks with rabbit care with regard to anaesthetics and recovery.

Gerardo Poli delves into the true definition of this personal and professional equilibrium, and reveals how many people don't completely understand what it is they’re striving to achieve.

Hubert Hiemstra describes the collection of blood to carry out an autotransfusion, as well as two methods of administering the blood back into the patient.

New RVN author Dale Gillies starts off her Vet Times blogging career with a tasteful little piece about the best ways to make a dog revisit its last meal…

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Samantha Taylor, Séverine Tasker, Danièlle Gunn-Moore, Emi Barker and Stephanie Sorrell summarise the latest treatment advice to aid practitioners in the management of these patients.

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Irina Matricoti shares the latest thoughts on this common aural disorder found in both cats and dogs.

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Kate Loomes looks at the various issues that can arise and addresses the risk factors that can be involved.

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Jon Prager, George Nye and Nicolas Granger discuss this condition in border collies and a test to aid detection.

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In the latest of our Diagnostic Dilemmas series, Francesco Cian highlights how erythrocyte morphology assessment via blood smear examination provides important information that can help to establish a differential diagnosis of diseases.

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Philip Witte discusses surgical management of stenosis and a case example of its use to treat obstipation.

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Anna Bruguera-Sala considers national steps taken to tackle this disease, as well as how vets can educate farmers.

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Norbert Mencke discusses the connection between human, animal and environmental health.

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Tabitha Saltzer explains how she felt when first embracing the transition into a head nurse position, how she equipped herself with the correct tools for the job and what keeps her connected with her team.

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Charlie Fisher outlines what is needed to prepare for these cases, treatment options available and the debunking of more archaic methods of managing affected patients.

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Jessica Bell details how to distinguish between an adverse event and a life-threatening situation when dealing with patients under anaesthesia, as well as the actions veterinary nurses can take.

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Ben Witcomb details the most prevalent issues that present in young dogs, as well as owner education and the VN’s role in treatment.

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Charlie Fisher discusses several instances where evidence of disparity in the veterinary nursing sector exists, and how she believes more should be done to not only highlight this, but close the gap completely.

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“Success can come in different ways. I wasn’t successful as a head nurse, but it didn’t stop me being successful somewhere else. It's not a measure of who you are – that’s not your top potential – it’s just where you are right there. It’s not a reason to quit!”

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RVN Ami Wood ponders the stigma that surrounds mental health and shares some advice for others struggling in a world that needs to create a culture of acceptance.

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The veterinary nurse. A key member of the practice team that enables and ensures that clinics run smoothly to provide patient and client care with compassion at the heart of their work. But, have we explored the potential for nurses to expand their remit and grasp the opportunities for practice ownership?

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It can be a daunting prospect for those who decide to go it alone and  open their own veterinary practice. But plenty of support is out there for those who know where to find it, as Gemma Barmby explains...

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VetEnvoy is a veterinary communications hub that provides a seamless flow of information between key practice IT systems. To find out more about this innovative and fast-evolving system, VBJ sat down with managing director of VetEnvoy, Sarah Kirkham…

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Veterinary practice is a service industry and while situations always occur where animal welfare trumps all, any business needs to entice and retain clients to stay afloat. This means excellent customer service must always be a key priority, so it’s vital to get it right…

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The buzz around Creature Comforts has been building since news first emerged of a “pet tech” start-up with eye-catching plans to revolutionise the way veterinary care works for vets, pets and clients. So, when the first clinic opened in central London last month, VBJ caught up with founder Russell Welsh to see if this ambitious venture looks like it’s living up to the hype…

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In this VBJ Hygiene Insight, Vincent Sherard-Bornshin – chief executive of RSPCA Bury, Oldham and District – explains the benefits behind Truvox Multiwash in helping close the gaps in cleaning protocols after he invested in the system during COVID.

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There will be new challenges and opportunities for veterinary practices when a change in the law comes into force on 10 June that will mean all cats in England have to be microchipped. In this article, the author explains everything you need to know about the  process…

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Vets must strike a balance between achieving adequate parasite control for their patients and using parasiticides in a sustainable way. This can only be achieved with a risk-based approach to their use and by giving careful consideration to choosing the right product for the job…

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The most predictable consequence of last month’s CMA announcement was the unwelcome return of sensationalised “money-grabbing vet” stories across the mainstream media. In almost every case, however, such ill-informed headlines couldn’t be further from the truth, as VBJ was delighted to rediscover when we paid a visit to Nightingale Vets last month…

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