April 2020

“The sessions provide a safe space for students to come together, share their ideas and feel part of a supportive veterinary community” – Carolyne Crowe, VDS Training.

5 mins

Boehringer Academy arranging two complimentary webinar sessions to cover important messages for improving mastitis in cattle.

2 mins

A series of free one-hour lunchtime webinars, each led by a specialist at Dick White Referrals, will run throughout the COVID-19 lockdown.

2 mins

With medical kit in the back of a minibus, patio furniture for operating tables and sometimes working by torchlight, volunteer vet Ben Safrany does his bit to help protect African residents from disease.

4 mins

Guidance provides additional detail that aims to assist veterinary professionals when risk-assessing the need for neutering while applying their professional and clinical judgement.

3 mins

Seven free online roadshows – where delegate charity donations are sought – are being run in collaboration with three world-class speakers in key areas of cattle lameness, reproduction and mastitis.

5 mins

“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.

8 mins

“We’re delighted to have been able to help with this and wish South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust the very best in tackling this unprecedented COVID-19 outbreak” – Alessandra Mathis of Willows.

4 mins

The guidance is evidence-based and provides additional detail to assist veterinary professionals when risk-assessing the need for vaccination.

1 mins

“The veterinary profession owes John Sheridan a huge debt of gratitude for the past 60 years for his work in veterinary practice management” – Alan Robinson.

9 mins

“We felt it was right to give practices the option of doing work that would help reduce or manage significant animal welfare problems“ – president Daniella Dos Santos.

8 mins

VBS Direct organises series of 12 one-hour webinars, running in two time slots per week through to early July.

3 mins

Reports of “abuse and undue pressure” from clients to veterinary staff prompt plea from association.

4 mins

South Wales locum was the only female competitor in national shooting league in 2019 and aims to introduce more women to the sport.

5 mins

Profession comes together for full day of CPD across three streams, donating to JustGiving page to participate and raising funds for NHS Charities Together.

7 mins

“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.

4 mins

“We would encourage veterinary professionals to first consider what assistance they might be able to provide to the livestock production, meat hygiene and food import/export industries, before volunteering to assist directly with local NHS trusts.”

3 mins

Staff at University of Surrey School of Veterinary Medicine "blown away" by final-year students' reaction to pandemic disruption – and remain confident it won't stop them graduating.

12 mins

Neil Hudson responds as constituent and fellow vet suggests “maybe it is time to walk the walk and see if our human medicine colleagues are up to the challenge of grappling with one health in the real world”.

7 mins

Further supportive measures for veterinary students regarding extra-mural studies placements have been announced by the college in agreement with the Veterinary Schools Council.

3 mins