May 2020

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

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

10 mins

Figures published by HMRC have shown vets are missing out on millions of pounds in research and development (R&D) tax credits. Cheryl Teoh – senior R&D technical consultant at innovation funding consultancy Leyton UK – looks at the scheme, what can be claimed for and why vets aren’t claiming for what they are owed.

20 mins

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

10 mins

Sandra Corr BVMS, PhD, CertSAS, DipECVS, MRCVS, and professor of bioethics Peter Sandøe use this principle to discuss the consequences of COVID-19 and the responsibility of the veterinary profession in dealing with them.

26 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

Dave Beeston, in his latest Practice Makes Perfect, reflects on some of the best and least enjoyable aspects of his internship journey.

29 mins

David Harwood BVetMed, FRCVS summarises proceedings from the Goat Veterinary Society autumn meeting held in Thirsk, North Yorkshire.

26 mins

Chanticleer discusses an important issue in the veterinary profession in his latest Vet Times column.

19 mins

Jo Ireson, BSc, ISFMCertFN advises what to do if presented with a wild bat and encourages others to get involved with their rehabilitation.

45 mins

Having spent time self-isolating to protect his loved ones, and after himself developing COVID-19 symptoms, Ben Simpson-Vernon MA, VetMB, MRCVS, has chosen to share some of his thoughts on the unique circumstances facing the profession, pet owners and colleagues dealing with the new normal.

22 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

Alex Gough presents more veterinary studies in companion animal medicine in his latest Research Review.

21 mins

March 2020

In his latest Practice Makes Perfect column, Dave reflects on his internship, why it was a good idea for him, and how it could be a good one for you, too.

33 mins

Chris Palgrave BVM&S, PhD, FHEA, FRCPath, MRCVS reports on a meeting between British bee vets, the Scottish Bee Health Improvement Team and lead bee inspector for Scotland, Luis Molero.

12 mins

Sarah Garven BVM&S, PhD, PgCert (Conservation Medicine), MRCVS, is back in practice following a 14-year career break. Here, she describes the steps she took to return – and how she discovered time is no barrier.

21 mins

Due to a combination of factors, many dogs with rescue backup microchips are unnecessarily euthanised, campaigners claim.

5 mins

Albane Fauron BVetMed, MRCVS in the second of a three-part series, discusses this technology’s applications in clinical and educational settings.

47 mins

Nick Bacon, MA, VetMB, CertVR, CertSAS, DipECVS, DACVS, FRCVS, is clinical director, oncologic and soft tissue surgery at Fitzpatrick Referrals – but has recently branched out into a new sector in a bid to help the homeless population’s pets. Here, he explains what inspired him to get involved with non-profit animal welfare charity StreetVet, and why he believes it is important the veterinary profession gives back in such a way.

21 mins