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Stakeholders in process of launching Medicine Hub to document ruminant antibiotic data, while flagship Government programme of funded vet visits is being rolled out to farms.  

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Promoting the vital role nursing teams perform in providing care for pets, the film also emphasises the career progression available to the profession.

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Veterinary charity and nutrition company have joined forces for an educational campaign to act on the “paw-demic” of obesity.

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Breedr, which helps farmers improve efficiencies through free and easy data analysis, has launched an app for sheep and beef producers.

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White Cross Vets in Kings Heath, Birmingham has expanded into a neighbouring unit at its Alcester Road South base to cope with demand for services and now covers 5,000 sq ft.

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BVA reveals a blueprint for international trade with the EU in live animals and animal products.

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Government hopes simplified licence will cut the administrative burden for those wishing to vaccinate badgers – allowing more to be vaccinated.

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A £220,000 initiative to tackle the disease in Northern Ireland has been launched in a joint partnership involving farmers, vets and industry professionals.

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Company’s Europe-wide series of two webinars is aimed at vets and nurses to provide practical information to help manage difficult cases.

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In his final post to mark Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month, Gerardo Poli outlines signs that might indicate whether you are at risk of compassion fatigue or burnout.

In the third of his posts marking Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month, Gerardo Poli notes how composure, empathy and good communication skills go hand in hand when dealing with angry pet owners.

One of the simplest ways to be more environmentally friendly is to eat less meat… but welfare isn’t as cut and dried as people might think, says vet student Eleanor Goad.

Taking a slightly different tack during VN Awareness Month, Tip of the Week author Gerardo Poli presents advice bestowed upon him by the fabulous nurses he works with at Animal Emergency Service in Queensland, Australia.

In the spirit of Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month, Tip of the Week author Gerardo Poli offers a heartfelt thanks to the vet nurses of this world, without whom the vets of this world would be unable to do their jobs.

Vet nurse and veterinary historian Jane Davidson delves into the possible reasons why vets didn't originally get to use the honific title of ‘doctor’, and wonders if they really would have wanted to...

In the final part of his series, Gerardo Poli discusses content plans, being prepared to respond to questions and comments, and the importance of seeking consent from clients before posting.

In the third of a four-part series on social media, Gerardo Poli looks at the plethora of platforms available and offers some advice on choosing the best one to fit your requirements.

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Nicola Menzies-Gow MA, VetMB, PhD, DipECEIM, CertEM(IntMed), FHEA, MRCVS outlines the three types of this condition in horses, and the best courses for treating and preventing them.

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Mark Lowrie MA VetMB, MVM, DipECVN, MRCVS describes when to suspect this syndrome, what conditions may mimic it, diagnosis and management.

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Alexandra Dedman PhD, Humanimal Trust consultant discusses efforts to encourage animal and human medicine specialists to work together towards a common goal.

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Considering a return to the profession after a career break? The RCVS outlines how to make the most of the help available in your new veterinary role, and what 1-2-1 support and coaching practices will provide to help support someone who has been off the register for an extended period.

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Phil Elkins BVM&S, CertAVP(Cattle), MRCVS explains how nutritional and environmental changes can combat this increasingly common condition.

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Glen Cousquer, BSc(Hons), BVM&S, CertZooMed, PGDOE, MSc(Outdoor Education), MSc(Education Research), PhD, IML, MRCVS, in the first of an article series, explores this bird of prey’s biology and ecology, as well as conservation status factors.

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Matt Gurney, BVSc, CertVA, PgCertVBM, DipECVAA, MRCVS discusses why vet surgeons should think carefully before cancelling a procedure due to concerns about anaesthesia.

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Mark Turner BVSc, MRes, MRCVS, discusses the financial implications associated with these two areas in the profession as their profiles increase

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Meet the vet nurses who have received recognition for going “above and beyond” in the course of their duties. Do you know someone who deserves to join their ranks? If so, nominate them for an award.

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SVN Jade Brindley shares how she took the leap to train to be a vet nurse and, in the process, changed what success means to her.

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It’s that time again: with Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month 2022 in full swing, the BVNA shares its plans and how you can get involved.

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Evidence-based veterinary medicine (EBVM) methodologies can bring significant improvements to daily practice, as RVN Leanne Reid found out first-hand when she got involved with RCVS Knowledge’s new EBVM for Practitioners course, supporting its testing. Here, she recounts why she is now an avid advocate for the course and the methodologies.

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Marie Rippingale discusses two of the main allergic respiratory and skin disorders in equids, and how veterinary nurses can help.

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In celebration of Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month – and with its 2022 theme in mind – Casey Plain shares her journey from nursing assistant to registered vet nurse and her hopes for the future, as well as reflecting on how the profession has progressed since the start of her career.

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Kelly Huitson RVN, advises on how vet nurses can support owners of animals suffering with blinding diseases.

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Laura George looks at these common disorders/diseases seen in practice, including causes, the diagnostic process, clinical signs, as well as caring for these patients.

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Employee engagement forms part three of our series exploring six core dynamics shaping the veterinary profession today and in the future.

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You have to be pretty confident your new practice is going to be something a bit special if you decide to call it Stellar Vets. In this case, however, with a digital-focused, client-friendly approach, this new venture more than lives up to its name, as VBJ discovered…

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Premises to a practice are as hands are to a surgeon – they are essential. But building or fitting out premises is not a simple task…

It can be all too easy to measure practice growth on speed, efficiency and effectiveness. But with an overabundance of new work and an industry chronically under-resourced, it is more important than ever to get your priorities right...

Our series exploring six core dynamics shaping the veterinary profession today and in the future continues with a discussion on client care.

Remote and digital veterinary services are nothing new – vets have been calling clients for years – but the method of utilisation is now on a path charged by nitroglycerine and shows no sign of abating. To some, it’s a huge threat to how vets deliver care, but to others it offers a chance to regain control and keep the veterinary profession central in a customer journey…

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Are you fed up with unproductive conversations in the workplace? Steve Bailey suggests that it might be time to rethink roles you play in your practice – helping you quickly get to the crux of any conflict.

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Big 6 returns to explore six core dynamics shaping the veterinary profession today and in the future – starting with a discussion on the impact of technology.

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