The UK’s largest provider of out-of-hours and emergency veterinary care has revealed its intention to open three new clinics and significantly expand its Glasgow hospital site.5 mins
First feline patient receives treatment at Solihull-based Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service’s radioactive iodine unit.
Ageing surgery buildings attached to an end-of-terrace, three-storey Victorian town house have been demolished and transformed into a 3,000 sq ft practice.
Orthopaedic referral hospital in Leeds will have a “sustainable pricing structure” and will be more accessible to a wider range of clients, according to the man behind the project.
About 80 staff will be employed, including up to 18 referral vets and 32 VNs, while specialist services will include cardiology, neurology, ophthalmology, and orthopaedic and soft tissue surgery.3 mins
Two years since its formation, the VetPartners group threw a glittering awards ceremony in recognition of the work of its 2,000-plus employees.
Family-owned veterinary business caps cracking year by being voted top small and medium employer in national business awards held at Wembley, London.
A new benchmarking platform has been launched that will allow users to compare the performance of their practices across a wide range of key performance indicators.4 mins
Animal health agencies call for a continued close relationship between the UK and EU on animal medicines safety, regulation and supply.
Susan North, who established VRCC Veterinary Referrals in Essex, has sold her business, meaning she will have more time for further study and to pass on her wealth of experience.
Interests of French specialist Alexis Bilmont cover all aspects of orthopaedics and spinal surgery, with a particular interest in minimally invasive fracture repair.
“With corporate businesses now dominating the industry more than ever before, this funding has allowed us... to build on our strong standing as an independent practice,” says Broadleys director.
For £75 for indoor cats, or £99 for outdoor cats, the Kit-Start package includes a bespoke vaccine course, neutering, microchip, parasite control and nail clipping.4 mins
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.
“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.4 mins
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.
“I wanted to be able to provide a good quality service based on more traditional values where the clients would be able to see the same vet on each visit” – practice owner Alastair Ball.