June 2019

A £1.5 million expansion has led to the creation of the first residency programme in small animal surgery at Vets Now's Glasgow hospital.

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“The customer experience plays such a crucial role in practice life, and so it's very rewarding to be able to help new starters and experienced team members grow their confidence and develop new skills“ – Sophie Dainty, Onswitch.

6 mins

Some 15 months after opening, West Yorkshire practice premises described as “spectacular” in design and appearance is fully accredited as small animal hospital and emergency services clinic.

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People management, client care, well-being and business finance are all on the agenda at a series of non-clinical CPD events from SPVS and the VMG.

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Vettimes users are being given the chance to win one of five free tickets for SPVS-VMG's upcoming Practice Finance Day.

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Rapidly expanding group snaps up Northern Irish veterinary business and vows “it won’t be the last”.

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May 2019

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.

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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.

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York-based group acquires one of Scotland’s leading veterinary businesses, which includes the largest equine hospital north of the border.

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“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.

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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.

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

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“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.

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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.

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

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March 2019

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

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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.

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

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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.

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