Growing number of vets planning to leave the profession due to the impact of COVID-19, according to CM Research’s latest Veterinary Industry Tracker.

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“It was great to see so many veterinary colleagues and pet owners coming together online to honour the exceptional work carried out by some of the best veterinary professionals in the country” – James Barnes, Petplan.

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The college will be holding two disciplinary hearings online in June to consider applications from two vets to be restored to the register.

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“Being able to treat these conditions using novel surgeries is a real differentiator for us" – Tom Cardy of Cave Veterinary Specialists.

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In an open letter to the UK’s upper chamber, presidents of the BCVA, Sheep Veterinary Society and Goat Veterinary Society call for help in getting British food safeguards.

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Vet Wellbeing Awards suspended due to coronavirus, but RCVS and SPVS have announced that practices can nominate individuals for Practice Wellbeing Star 2020.

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“It was great to see so many veterinary colleagues and pet owners coming together online to honour the exceptional work carried out by some of the best veterinary professionals in the country” – James Barnes, Petplan.

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Claire Pasquier Olcott decided to put her new-found free time to good use by dusting off her sewing skills to make hundreds of fabric masks for non-NHS workers.

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Vet Wellbeing Awards suspended due to coronavirus, but RCVS and SPVS have announced that practices can nominate individuals for Practice Wellbeing Star 2020.

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University of Glasgow professor Ian Ramsey to head association for 2020-21 and oversee move of congress to its new home in Manchester.

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Veterinary support service received a record number of contacts in February and March, with mental health and stress the most common theme.

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“I am delighted with the number of RVNs that have applied to join BVNA council and pleased that the number of applicants continues to increase...” – Jo Hinde, BVNA president.

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Virbac launches Kriptazen – a non-antibiotic, halofuginone-based medicine for newborn calves to reduce diarrhoea caused by Cryptosporidium parvum.

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Dechra Veterinary Products releases Laxatract oral syrup to tackle constipation in cats and dogs in 50ml bottle, complete with 5ml syringe for easy administration.

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“…an innovative, easy-to-use and cost-effective solution to the common problem of gastric ulcers, based on tried and trusted omeprazole” - James Beaumont of Animalcare.

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Vaccine offers protection against myxomatosis, as well as rabbit haemorrhagic disease (RHD) caused by both RHD virus strains, and a single shot provides 12 months of protection.

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Regulatory flexibility to ensure availability of veterinary medicines during COVID-19 pandemic.

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“We are pleased Suprelorin has been identified as a way in which vets can continue to provide an essential service during this period of unprecedented challenge” – Claire Lewis, Virbac.

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“...the feedback we’ve had about how positive the experience was for delegates has gone beyond our hopes” – Nat Scroggie, vet and co-organiser.

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“…it’s clear this could have a very significant impact on individual veterinary practices if a member of the team tests positive” – BVA president Daniella Dos Santos.

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Global nutrition company teams up with veterinary association on its Professional Wellness Group to help enhance well-being among global veterinary community.

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Kitten-sized infant is rescued from the side of the road in Thailand and nursed back to full health by a team from the Zoological Society of London.

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“Many of our findings echo what is seen in human epilepsy patients and add evidence to support the presence of prodromal pre-seizure periods in dogs as well as people” – RVC.

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“...we don’t agree that a simple ban on brachycephalic breeds is the solution to this complex issue” – Bill Lambert, The Kennel Club head of health and welfare.

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Growing number of vets planning to leave the profession due to the impact of COVID-19, according to CM Research’s latest Veterinary Industry Tracker.

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“It was great to see so many veterinary colleagues and pet owners coming together online to honour the exceptional work carried out by some of the best veterinary professionals in the country” – James Barnes, Petplan.

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Vet Wellbeing Awards suspended due to coronavirus, but RCVS and SPVS have announced that practices can nominate individuals for Practice Wellbeing Star 2020.

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A second survey by SPVS and the VMG has shown a rise in concern about job security and a significant increase in the amount of time practices are taking to conduct certain procedures.

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Practices responding to second COVID-19 impact survey report some slow improvement in turnover.

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SPVS offers practical guidance to improve practice turnover and profits during “tough times” caused by coronavirus pandemic.

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