July 2020

Cat owner and vet Jordan Sinclair offers some advice on keeping our feline friends happy despite us invading their space and interrupting their routines while on furlough or during lockdown.

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June 2020

Continuing our guided tour through the microscope lens, clinical pathology resident Nick Marsh introduces us to a beautiful but “slightly unhinged” specialist member of the immune system squad.

13 mins

In her latest diary entry, Nat Scroggie discusses some of the coronavirus’ lexicon, including the pandemic phrases “coronacoaster” and “furlough shaming”.

14 mins

In her latest diary, Nat Scroggie recounts all the things she enjoyed in her first full week back in full-time practice.

13 mins

Juggling three roles was already tough for Nick Marsh, as for many of us during the lockdown. But the sudden news about the fate of an impending exam has hit him particularly hard…

12 mins

Nat Scroggie looks at changes in the new normal of veterinary practice in her latest Vet Times diary.

13 mins

Nat Scroggie muses on whether there are instances when virtual actually trumps real life.

12 mins

May 2020

Coronavirus has led to many changes in veterinary practice – not least of all a procedure that COVID-19 has turned from something requiring compassion and warmth to a coldly clinical act performed from a distance.

13 mins

In her latest COVID Diary, Nat Scroggie discusses the different facets of veterinary life that have shaped her and changed her life.

13 mins

In her latest diary, Nat Scoggie explains how what she knows about triage has stood her in good stead in other aspects of lockdown life.

10 mins

Inspired by HG Wells, Nick Marsh looks at the “humblest things” upon the Earth, but says labelling the tiny troublemakers “good“ and “bad” may be too simplistic.

12 mins

Nat Scroggie presents the fifth part of her diaries in the lockdown.

10 mins

As the pandemic rages on, Jordan Sinclair explains why now is definitely not the time for people to consider taking on a new puppy.

11 mins

Nat turns her attention to running in the fourth of her series of COVID-19 diaries.

10 mins

In her latest column for Vet Times, Nat Scroggie explains how she has found the sketchbook and pencils again during lockdown.

11 mins

Nat discusses fear being a companion in the second of her new series of diaries during COVID-19.

11 mins

April 2020

Working from home was something Nick Marsh had always considered a luxury, but, after close to a month in lockdown, he realises it’s not quite what he thought it would be.

12 mins

In a new column for Vet Times, Nat Scroggie describes well-being in the context of a toolkit – a visit bag of skills, strategies and habits you can pull out in a time of need – and asks: “Has there ever been a greater need for such a bag than during a global pandemic?”

11 mins

Often overlooked in favour of more exciting cells, Nick Marsh wants you to raise your glass to humble neutrophils – the unsung heroes of our body's defences.

14 mins

The official advice is clear, but a signficant number of pet owners are interpreting the rules in their own way – and Jordan Sinclair's faith in humanity is dwindling...

12 mins