April 2019

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.

3 mins

New plan offers 24/7 telephone counselling from GPs and trained professionals to the entire veterinary team.

4 mins

“Once again, the breadth of nominations for the welfare awards has amazed and enthused the judging panel” – chairman of the Ceva Animal Welfare Awards judging panel, Chris Laurence.

4 mins

Christopher Lamb, an RCVS and European specialist in diagnostic imaging, has joined North Downs Specialist Referrals in a consultancy role after retiring as professor of radiology at the RVC.

3 mins

Company reports 13% increase in pre-exceptional profits is being driven by veterinary division, which now accounts for more than 70% of all sales.

6 mins

The British Veterinary Hospital Association is calling for practices to enter in three categories in its biennial competition.

6 mins

March 2019

Award scheme – running for a seventh year – is based on independent owner reviews of veterinary practices across the UK.

5 mins

York-based VetPartners owns 99 veterinary practices – made up of 75 small animal, 13 mixed, 6 equine and 5 farm practices – and promises further growth.

4 mins

Naomi Shimizu will become the third senior clinician in the Southfields Veterinary Specialists soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery team.

3 mins

February 2019

Four names are in the running for Veterinary Marketing Association Young Marketer of the Year, a £2,000 bursary and £500 in cash.

3 mins

Team’s “ecobrick” creations “can significantly reduce the waste we send to landfill, and cut the amount of plastic that ends up littering the planet and ultimately finds its way into the sea”.

4 mins

Referral practice celebrates first anniversary with open day to raise money for vet crisis assistance charity.

3 mins

Phase two of expansion plan is completed with new consulting rooms, separate ultrasound facilities and a dedicated radiography suite with a gantry based x-ray system.

4 mins

The Veterinary Management Group is looking to recruit directors following the departure of three of its long-standing members.

4 mins

January 2019

The emergency and critical care departments will operate 24-7-365 and also provide out-of-hours cover for local primary care practices.

3 mins

Midlands-based Scarsdale Vets announces plans to open three additional practices as part of its wider development strategy.

5 mins

Group blames trading problems in the Netherlands, surging costs for locums and above-inflation pay rises for staff.

5 mins

Group acquires Hertfordshire-based specialist veterinary centre as part of efforts to “ensure the delivery of the highest quality of care and service across the entire business”.

3 mins

Set up by vets with the main focus on the welfare of animals, the not-for-profit organisation reinvests all profits back into the business for the benefit of their patients.

3 mins

York-based veterinary group is preparing for take-off with a move to a new UK headquarters and a new office in mainland Europe.

3 mins