Elizabeth Gatehouse suspended for two months by the RCVS disciplinary committee after being found guilty of serious professional misconduct.9 mins
Vets are urged to share their views on kitten neutering with the Cat Population Control Group at the London Vet Show on November 16 and 17.
Intake to the Independent Vetcare Graduate Academy programme has increased for the third year running, the company has reported.
BSAVA says its new system offers “unprecedented, tailored and flexible support for all stages of an individual’s career, while allowing people to explore their own development pathway”.
Device can track the location of a point light source through the imaging of “ballistic and snake” photons using a time resolved single-photon detector array.
Veterinary studies point to ways producers can make better use of drugs in pigs by delivering doses large enough to treat various diseases – but no larger.
The veterinary charity presented its Vet Nurse of the Year accolade at BVNA Congress in Telford to a VN who goes “above and beyond”.3 mins
Foundation year programme offers alternative veterinary nursing route for those who do not have necessary entry requirements.
RCVS Knowledge-hosted CPD session aims to help delegates implement advanced best practice and will bring together specialists from human and veterinary health.
Georgina Bretman received a two-year ban, community payback and a deprivation order after being sentenced in a case that took more than four years to come to court.
John Fishwick claims he is “constantly inspired by tenacity and dedication of colleagues”, while outgoing president Gudrun Ravetz hails small acts of joined-up working by veterinary family.
Veterinary personnel in Northern Ireland are to benefit from a confidential service staffed by specially trained colleagues at a local level.
The Boehringer Ingelheim product has been granted the extension after a study demonstated efficacy in delaying onset of heart failure in dogs with asymptomatic mitral valve disease.3 mins
With no steam or vacuum required, manufacturer says it is goodbye to filling and draining with costly deionised or reverse osmosis water, as well as no need for a drying cycle or wet instruments.
Norbrook has verified the pH of certain batches of Meloxaid 5mg/ml Solution for Injection for Dogs and Cats has increased over time and is out of specification.
Abaxis UK says the VetScan cPL Rapid Test “completely eradicates questionable results” and the need to send out for additional testing, potentially saving practices money.
“Group four anthelmintics should be used only as part of a careful designed strategy for the individual farm and it is imperative this strategy is worked out with a vet,” says Sheep Veterinary Society.
Handheld unit developed in Canada is capable of differentiating between Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus uberis infections within two minutes during mastitis cases.
BVA Voice of the Veterinary Profession survey reveals "alarming" figures, showing 8 out of 10 practice staff have been exposed to threatening client behaviour.7 mins
Online fund-raising campaign #vets4vultures is aiming to boost help for “persecuted” birds of prey throughout the world.
The 2017 Dogs Trust Stray Dogs Survey Report shows 10 animals are seized every day, but never reunited with their owners due to out-of-date microchip details.
Scarsdale Veterinary Group has joined forces with Pet Blood Bank UK and is holding a donation day on 21 October to increase the number of cat and dog contributors.
Daring veterinary students from The University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies have taken their kit off for a naked calendar, in a bid to raise charity cash.
Parasitologist urges vets to remain vigilant and strongly recommend tick checks and preventive products to clients in wake of UK's third geographical babesiosis outbreak.
Places still available for first CPD event at University of Glasgow on 20 October, on use of platelet growth factors, with second on class IV lasers in Reading on 8 November.3 mins
“We have invested heavily in some of the very best equipment and we are in talks with some of the most talented and dedicated clinicians and nurses in the industry” – founder Michael Hamilton.
Redevelopment of an adjoining flat owned by Dunedin Vets in East Lothian has allowed for more consult rooms, a lab, separate dog and cat waiting areas, and new staff amenities to be created.
ViVet, inspired by Vet Futures, will provide various resources and support to help the profession stay at the forefront of innovation in the animal health sector.
Robin Launder, Helen Frewin, Brian Faulkner and Paul Avins were among the expert speakers at Vet Dynamics annual conference at the Oxford Belfry Hotel.
SPVS and MMI launch Vet Wellbeing Awards to celebrate practices and places of work that focus on the well-being and mental health of staff.