European specialist Laurent Garosi will lead a new teleneurology service for the reporting of MRI scans and imparting neurology advice.4 mins
Bolton-based veterinary surgeon David Henry Eccles admitted to two charges relating to the treatment of a cat that later died.
Researchers discovered the overall prevalence of urinary incontinence in male dogs is approximately 1%, compared to 3% in females, as established by a previous VetCompass study.
Lurcher that broke neck after chasing deer shows rapid improvement after veterinary staff fashion hexalite immobilisation cast.
The analysis of more than 1,000 cat road traffic accident cases across the UK between December 2011 and February 2014 also found cats are most likely to be involved in accidents during autumn.
European 1,500 metre champion Laura Muir will be available to answer questions and pose for photos with delegates at the event.
History made during October’s council meeting when VN council chairman and vice-chairman joined other appointed members and elected representatives for event at college’s HQ.2 mins
“I really believe this is a field VNs can have a huge impact on in terms of patient outcomes and I am keen to support all nurses in setting up these clinics” – John Redbond, dermatology nurse advisor.
The VetCPD course, launching on 19 November, will focus on nursing of paediatric and geriatric patients, and cover five modules.
Delegates benefit from packed programme, including more than 8,000 hours of CPD, an exhibition boasting more than 100 stands and a range of social functions.
BVNA and British Veterinary Dental Association Oral Care Nurse qualification breaks 2,000 completion barrier – smashing initial target of 300 nurses training in first year.
Five modules over three weeks will cover subjects such as “Emergency care of neonates and paediatric patients” and “Anaesthesia of geriatric patients”.
Elanco has released the first oral tick and flea treatment licensed for cats, and is approved as suitable for kittens as young as eight weeks.4 mins
Report finds while most prescription veterinary medicines were stored appropriately, those expired – including antibiotics – were commonly found on farms.
Invicta Animal Health said it has listened to vets and VNs to make improvements on its original product.
Virbac is rolling out an interactive media campaign around its Veterinary HPM food brand to help encourage pet owners to visit veterinary practices.
Majority of surgeons surveyed also believe their practices could do more to prevent spread of infection, while three-quarters have concerns practice protocols are not being followed.
Cannabidiol products for use in animals now require a marketing authorisation before they can be sold or supplied in the UK, but public not aware.
Richard Sutcliffe – who was convicted of two counts of common assault by beating and of undertaking, or attempting to undertake, non-emergency surgery on the eyelid of a person – receives suspension for six months.9 mins
Five cases of feline tuberculosis have been confirmed in households across England, with some of the affected households believed to have suffered multiple feline infections.
Specialist equipment includes a state-of-the-art “gait analysis walkway”, which provides a range of data for clinical and research purposes.
Some councillors expressed concerns about the potential animal welfare implications of a trial, which would see POM-Vs prescribed without a physical examination.
Experiences such as feeling valued and admired by colleagues, and generally “fitting in” – are the biggest drivers in avoiding burnout and exit from the profession, researchers said.
Scheme aims to provide “uniquely global perspective” that recognises regional, economic and cultural aspects that may affect prevalence and impact of veterinary wellness.
The woman responsible for establishing the in-store Companion Care joint venture model has come back from retirement to head Pets at Home Vet Group.5 mins
The new TVM UK building is composed of office spaces renovated from old barns on a farm site and boasts environmentally friendly qualities.
Chief executive David Hillier says group is “potentially seeking additional funding”, but it does not imply “any change in ownership or strategy”.
“This is a new move for both the veterinary nurse education establishment and VetPartners” – RVN Lisa Bugh, Lynwood School of Veterinary Nursing.
International Society of Feline Medicine award is “ringing endorsement” of “exceptional care package for cats” at Surrey referrals clinic.
UK’s leading pet care business aims to “tap into the vast potential of its data” to ensure business reaches its full potential.