July 2020

In her latest diary, Nat Scroggie advocates now is the perfect time to consider helping veterinary charities.

12 mins

Been struggling with sleep during lockdown? You're not alone, says Nat Scroggie, who offers some advice in her latest COVID diary.

14 mins

In her latest column, Nat Scroggie reflects on her joy at starting running again – following a little external motivation.

11 mins

Raising her head above water for just a minute, Jordan is horrified to learn that MPs have voted to allow lower-welfare produce to enter the UK, and explains exactly what that means for the public.

9 mins

In the first of a new blog series from members of the British Veterinary Ethnicity and Diversity Society (BVEDS), Alistair Wilson considers a book from the BVEDS reading list, which comes highly recommended for anyone keen to broaden their understanding of racism and racial bias.

12 mins

In her latest diary, Nat Scroggie wonders whether more small animal veterinary work couldn’t be transferred outside in the new normal.

11 mins

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.

14 mins

June 2020

Nat Scroggie looks into the concept of "you will be happy when…" – and why you may feel on a constant treadmill.

10 mins

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