April 2019

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.

9 mins

March 2019

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.

7 mins

Vet student Eleanor Goad highlights the importance of raising public awareness of the health issues brachycephalic breeds face.

7 mins

Gerardo Poli concludes his series on blood transfusions by discussing how much volume to give during the process.

6 mins

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.

13 mins

Jordan Sinclair reflects on experiencing having a patient of hers die on the operating table.

12 mins

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.

15 mins

If you're unsure on which blood product to administer during a transfusion, Gerardo Poli's handy guide runs through the requirements.

6 mins

Nick Marsh reflects on the stressful times he experienced while working in practice and the toll it can take on your well-being.

19 mins

Stress is inevitable, says Eleanor Goad, but it's how you cope with it that makes you develop in your personal and professional life.

8 mins

Gerardo Poli runs through the “transfusion triggers” that point towards whether the process needs to take place.

6 mins

Jane Davidson reveals the first rule of OSCE Club, which is a necessary step to creating some exam-worthy accessories.

10 mins

Jordan Sinclair shares a difficult experience with a particularly infuriating client who refused to take no for an answer.

21 mins

Ami Sawran discusses her experiences of dealing with farm clients who keep traditionally food-producing animals as pets, and how to navigate certain issues.

14 mins

February 2019

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.

20 mins

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.

9 mins

In the first part of this series, Gerardo Poli informs how vets can spot the presenting signs of this condition in small animals.

8 mins