November 2018

Sophie Adamantos, an RCVS specialist in emergency and critical care, will join Paragon Veterinary Referrals alongside husband Mickey Tivers, an RCVS and European specialist in soft tissue surgery.

7 mins

The study, conducted by staff at the University of Exeter and the BVA, follows a 2017 collaborative study into workplace pay, representation and equality issues.

3 mins

The Veterinary Care of Exotic Pets app, created by Kent vet Mark Rowland, features species sections on common conditions and therapeutics, plus treatment videos.

3 mins

The study, costing more than £50,000, took two years to complete and was conducted under European Pet Food Industry FEDIAF guidelines.

5 mins

National charity providing canine blood to vets still needs more donors to come forward to combat increased demand as transfusion medicine continues to advance.

5 mins

Significant investment will add more clinical capacity and a host of new facilities to small animal practice in Worcester.

5 mins

Vets Now announces Royal Armouries Museum and New Dock Hall will be home to emergency and critical care streams for next year’s event on 8 and 9 November.

5 mins

Bird flu viruses could escape vaccine immunity while increasing potential to infect humans, according to research led by The Pirbright Institute.

4 mins

Bodies unite to protect the public from “dodgy pet sellers”, and ensure any animal advertised online by classified websites is done so legally and ethically.

4 mins

Richard Sutcliffe – who was convicted of two counts of common assault by beating and of undertaking, or attempting to undertake, non-emergency surgery on the eyelid of a person – receives suspension for six months.

9 mins

Five cases of feline tuberculosis have been confirmed in households across England, with some of the affected households believed to have suffered multiple feline infections.

7 mins

Specialist equipment includes a state-of-the-art “gait analysis walkway”, which provides a range of data for clinical and research purposes.

5 mins

Some councillors expressed concerns about the potential animal welfare implications of a trial, which would see POM-Vs prescribed without a physical examination.

6 mins

Experiences such as feeling valued and admired by colleagues, and generally “fitting in” – are the biggest drivers in avoiding burnout and exit from the profession, researchers said.

5 mins

Scheme aims to provide “uniquely global perspective” that recognises regional, economic and cultural aspects that may affect prevalence and impact of veterinary wellness.

5 mins

Isabelle Vets in Guernsey take part in “Bright Tights Day” for charity that helped former director who battled ovarian cancer.

7 mins

Programme will explore leader aspirations of females, as well as equip them with tools needed to help promotion into senior posts.

5 mins

The programme has been designed for a range of levels of clinical experience – from the recent graduate to those returning to equine practice from a career break.

5 mins

“This meeting aims to uncover what is being done across professions, including some innovative work by veterinary professionals” – president of the Royal Society of Medicine Comparative Medicine Network.

3 mins

“There are no easy answers to reducing disease levels, and what is required is new drive, and a concerted and concentrated effort, by all sectors involved” – Sir Charles Godfray.

5 mins