At the AVSPNI’s Spring Conference, some of the industry’s most prominent leaders said the profession could be greatly enhanced by selecting vet students from a broader range of backgrounds.5 mins
Leading UK stem cell scientist believes new system has the potential to make stem cell technology more widely available to vets.
National milk fever (hypocalcaemia) survey aims to improve quality of data available to researchers – vets asked to urge farmer clients to respond.
Series of three CPD events, suitable for all clinicians, focus on dental radiography and extraction of loose, aged and wolf teeth in the field.
A springer spaniel with a persistent cough presented at Oakward Veterinary Referrals – where it was discovered it had inhaled an ear of wheat – which had become stuck in its lung.
Award is open to all vets in the first eight years of their careers whose work is recognised within the workplace or has benefited the veterinary community.
Bronya Magill, Danny Gawn, George McCune and Catherine Armstrong all honoured at Northern Ireland Nurses of the Year Awards in Belfast.5 mins
Decision on creation of two new certificates is “fantastic development for veterinary nursing”, according to council chairman Racheal Marshall.
More than 100 current and aspiring head nurses gathered to discuss effective management and recruitment challenges, and speak to exhibitors from across the industry.
“We are extremely proud of what this fantastic group of RVNs have achieved in their pursuit of delivering an even higher standard of care for our patients” – Fran Downing.
The collective behind Rabbit Awareness Week (1 to 9 June) has released three webinars aimed at highlighting the importance of preventive care.
Colleagues “devastated” at death of highly respected emergency and critical care veterinary nurse.
VMD says recall is a precautionary measure as some batch-specific product contains media “which was not clear or transparent so sterility cannot be assured”.3 mins
Company says UK autoclave range performance ”matches that of the leading brands and delivers consistently reliable sterilisation at a much lower price point than the market has seen before”.
Failed periodic revalidation prompts recall of solution for injection indicated for use in cattle and pigs
First line broad spectrum antimicrobial oral paste targets most Gram-positive and negative aerobes.
Tialin, which has the active ingredient Tiamulin hydrogen fumarate, is indicated to target a range of conditions in pigs and poultry.
Euthasol vet, which contains 400mg/ml of pentobarbital sodium, can be used on dogs, cats, rodents, rabbits, cattle, sheep, goats, horses and mink.
With VET Festival 2019 just a few days away (7-8 June), organisers have revealed new research that shows many practices are not prioritising staff wellness.6 mins
Simon Doherty has hailed his Scottish colleagues for their insights and expertise, while Northern Ireland's five-year AMR plan also wins praise.
University of Bristol Veterinary School wants to help identify the earliest signs of joint disease, which could make a difference to the lives of millions of cats in the future.
The 2019 event will see the Food Standards Agency represented at a RUMA conference for the first time, and a keynote speech from investigative journalist Maryn McKenna.
Researchers identify “unpredictable mutations” in vaccine against acute, highly contagious respiratory poultry disease infectious bronchitis virus.
HMRC task force that was formed in 2015 has recovered more than £5 million in unpaid taxes from dishonest dog breeders and black market puppy farmers.
Shares in company rose by more than 10%, despite a fall in pre-tax profits of almost 40% in the wake of vet group restructuring.5 mins
Veterinary hospital is one of only two practices in the country to have achieved all six outstanding awards open to them under the Practice Standards Scheme.
York-based group acquires one of Scotland’s leading veterinary businesses, which includes the largest equine hospital north of the border.
“I’m really excited to be working alongside the VMA team and see this as a fantastic opportunity to focus on adding value to our expanding membership." – Fiona MacGillivray.
A host of top names will be speaking at Focus on Practice Finance day on 26 June, covering a range of topics from EBITDA to effective stock control.
New plan offers 24/7 telephone counselling from GPs and trained professionals to the entire veterinary team.