SAVSNET report looks at key areas of companion animal practice – including consultation volumes, vaccinations and telemedicine – and how they have been affected by the lockdown measures.5 mins
“We hope such a strong and united call will be answered soon, and will continue to urge Government to help practices to continue their valuable work in these difficult times.”6 mins
Rolling global veterinary survey designed to track the effects of the pandemic on the profession shows some faint positives.
Results from the first in a series of surveys from Vet Dynamics confirm the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
“The commitment to quality improvement shown in this year’s Knowledge Awards applications is impressive and encouraging – particularly in these difficult times" – Chris Gush, executive director of RCVS Knowledge.
US-based veterinary diagnostics leader Idexx says it “does not expect this veterinary test to have an impact on human COVID-19 testing or test availability”.
Bosses representing more than 1,500 veterinary practices call on chancellor for fair treatment on business rates relief as profits plummet.
RCVS publishes snapshot survey results on impact of pandemic on veterinary businesses and their staff.
MSD Animal Health running four free training webinars on business subjects, with first to offer advice on how practices can run remote consultations for clients during COVID-19 crisis.
Data from CM Research show revenue and footfall are down more than 50% – and dropping.
Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health has organised a group of business speakers to answer COVID-19-related questions on Thursday 16 April at 7:30pm.
“We have already delivered 12 ventilators and will have another 20 ready for the NHS in a week, and the capacity to make another 100 or so in the next two to three weeks” – vet Keith Simpson.
Temporary changes announced by the directorate in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic mean veterinarians can now delegate the retail supply of medicines to internet retailers or wholesale dealers for home delivery.
Vet Dyamics wants practices across the UK to feed in, and help create a better picture of the financial and business impacts of lockdown.
Veterinary community rallies together as the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown continues to bite, with XLVets sharing expertise.
Spanish-based multinational with product portfolio in the UK making laboratory space at its headquarters available for test analysis work, and assisting with manufacture of ventilators.
Boehringer Ingelheim partners with VetHelpDirect to assist in COVID-19 pandemic by providing free access for three months to online video consultation platform.3 mins
VetYou co-hosting financial planning discussion to help all those impacted by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Clients are being asked to wait in cars, pets are being transported and video consults are all part of the measures introduced at Hamilton Specialist Referrals.
The group has written an open letter to a host of Government departments – including the chancellor of the exchequer and Defra – urging more support for veterinary businesses.