March 2016

How well we know our patients helps us handle them with the minimum amount of … more

8 mins

February 2016

I’ve had a secret I’ve not told you all – a little project I didn’t … more

10 mins

With vet nurses currently fighting to protect their title, now seems a good time to … more

7 mins

January 2016

While at London Vet Show in November, I attended the Vet Futures debate on the … more

5 mins

Last month I had the honour of attending a film premiere. It wasn’t a standard … more

5 mins

December 2015

We all do a lot of small and large charitable acts throughout the year, so … more

4 mins

If you haven’t heard the name “prepper”, a whole sub-culture is passing you by. These … more

9 mins

November 2015

As a dog and cat owner I can recognise the irony between people’s attitudes to … more

7 mins

We’re lucky to live in a lovely area of London, with plenty of open space to … more

8 mins

October 2015

“Television: the scourge of the nation, breeding ignorance and feeding radiation.” Those who recognise The Disposable … more

6 mins

Reading up on the legislation regarding working hours and the national minimum wage (NMW) I discovered … more

September 2015

I’ve noted a growing trend for veterinary staff to laugh at client mistakes. While this … more

I was surprised to learn our local authority is getting rid of its dog warden, and that … more

5 mins

August 2015

Following the publication of my recent post about crowdfunding to pay vet bills, I got … more

3 mins

At our usual holiday destination there is an annual dog show, run by a small … more

This year has been a challenging, but exciting, time for International Aid for the Protection … more

7 mins

July 2015

The big summer OSCE extravaganza is over. For many nursing students it’s just a wait for … more

I must admit to being a little surprised at how few practices insist on staff … more

4 mins

June 2015

I’m seeing a rise in crowdfunding for veterinary treatment via social media. Some of it … more

5 mins

The final RCVS objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs) for diploma nurses will be held this month, … more