August 2020

SPVS-VMG Congress 2021 – Europe’s largest veterinary business event – will be held from 14 to 15 May at ICC Wales in Newport.

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“The task force recognises the need for more flexibility in our temporary guidance, so that veterinary surgeons can use their professional judgement to decide what is the most suitable approach in each individual case” – RCVS president Mandisa Greene.

4 mins

Letters have been sent to vet and vet nurse training practices to urge ongoing support for the UK’s future veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses.

6 mins

Practice owner and veterinary business consultant Brian Faulkner is running a marathon every day in August to raise cash for the charity.

4 mins

Government announces changes that will reduce the risk of practices in England being forced to shut down by its test and trace scheme.

6 mins

“The programme has given me a good foundation to start my career in small animal practice” – Zoe Hood of Shires Veterinary Practice in Staffordshire.

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“With the support of Zoetis, the global pain council will be able to achieve even more. We are very pleased and appreciate the company’s commitment” – WSAVA president Shane Ryan.

4 mins

“I hope this event and these awards helped everyone to focus on and celebrate positive experiences, and areas of growth and achievements – especially during this particularly challenging time” – Emily Bridges of Vets4Pets.

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North American Veterinary Community’s 2021 event will be held in Orlando, Florida, while delegates around the world will be given access virtually via new platform.

6 mins

“Our vet surgeon research bursaries have a vital role in encouraging vet surgeons to gain new knowledge and continue to develop their research skills” – Michelle Townley of MSD.

4 mins

July 2020

Neurologist saves the life of geriatric cat by successfully removing a transitional meningioma during complicated procedure.

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“If they confirm in time that vets are being considered as this new policy takes shape, we would make sure that our members have a strong voice in these discussions” – president Daniella Dos Santos.

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“Having them on board is a real game changer and gives our army of volunteers confidence… there is an expert willing to help” – StreetVet co-founder Jade Statt.

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“For the first time, we’re calling for behavioural science to be front and centre in the approach to bTB research and control” – BVA junior vice-president James Russell.

6 mins

“As a result of this evaluation process, a management proposal has been made to permanently close the facility...” – management of Langford Vets, Bristol.

4 mins

Scientists will study how genetics impact on susceptibility to canine respiratory coronavirus and feline enteric coronavirus.

5 mins

Tim Parkin, a Bristol alumni and specialist in population medicine, will take up role as head of the University of Bristol Veterinary School on 9 November.

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Pipeline of young vets won't run dry because of ongoing impacts of coronavirus, UK's vet schools declare.

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“We are including a new category that acknowledges the crucial contribution those in education make to embedding QI in the professions” - Pam Mosedale, RCVS Knowledge.

5 mins

College admits 58 fellows into its ranks – with most (39) recognised for their contributions to clinical practice, 14 for contributions to the profession and 5 for adding to veterinary knowledge.

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