In the wake of an announcement by the University of Nottingham School of Veterinary Medicine and Science to adopt a dual intake initiative with its undergraduates, Jordan Sinclair questions whether this will help or hinder the recruitment crisis, and how the problem is multi-faceted.13 mins
Hubert Hiemstra sets all readers a sleep challenge as an experiment to see if they will be less tired after trying a new routine.
The first cut isn’t the deepest, it is the most superficial, says Nick Marsh on why he misses performing surgical cases.14 mins
New Tip of the Week author Hubert Hiemstra kicks off with a big wake up call that should ring alarm bells with many in the profession.
Vet student Eleanor Goad highlights the importance of raising public awareness of the health issues brachycephalic breeds face.
Gerardo Poli concludes his series on blood transfusions by discussing how much volume to give during the process.
Jane Davidson addresses the situations where clients call ”to see the male vet” instead of ”one of the young female vets”, and what the industry can do to tackle this line of thinking.
Jordan Sinclair reflects on experiencing having a patient of hers die on the operating table.
Instead of fielding answers in response to ”why did you want to be a vet?”, Ami Sawran explains why working on a farm is her true calling.
If you're unsure on which blood product to administer during a transfusion, Gerardo Poli's handy guide runs through the requirements.
Nick Marsh reflects on the stressful times he experienced while working in practice and the toll it can take on your well-being.
Stress is inevitable, says Eleanor Goad, but it's how you cope with it that makes you develop in your personal and professional life.
Gerardo Poli runs through the “transfusion triggers” that point towards whether the process needs to take place.
Jane Davidson reveals the first rule of OSCE Club, which is a necessary step to creating some exam-worthy accessories.
Jordan Sinclair shares a difficult experience with a particularly infuriating client who refused to take no for an answer.
Ami Sawran discusses her experiences of dealing with farm clients who keep traditionally food-producing animals as pets, and how to navigate certain issues.
In the second part of this series, Gerardo Poli recaps ways to treat and analyse the severity of this condition.9 mins
Nick Marsh reflects on a recent visit to a mechanic as a means of understanding how his clients feel in their similarly stressed and uncomfortable situation.
Certain dog breeds still get a bad rap, says student Eleanor Goad, arguing that if more breeders were responsible, these negative stereotypes would be put to rest.
In the first part of this series, Gerardo Poli informs how vets can spot the presenting signs of this condition in small animals.