August 2018

In his latest Grad Expectations column, David Beeston shares his experiences of preparing his CV and suggests some key areas to focus on to appeal to veterinary practices.

28 mins

Veterinary life can be mentally tough, but so can training to get there. Paul Imrie looks at how the UK’s veterinary schools are preparing the vets of tomorrow to cope with the pressures of today.

26 mins

July 2018

“I wonder if any vet, anywhere, has avoided the feeling something may have gone wrong somewhere in our training... and it may just be a matter of time before they find out?”

17 mins

Making changes from the norm can help keep your brain healthy as you age – as Ellen Lavender discusses in her latest Practice Notes, in which she talks about her decision to visit New Zealand.

14 mins

Tierney Kinnison, Rachel Lumbis, Alison Langridge and Ruth Serlin highlight existing initiatives for this integrated learning approach, and the idea of combining multiprofessional and interprofessional concepts.

13 mins

Chartered occupational psychologist Kyle Davies looks at how emotions are often linked to stress-related illnesses – and how these may affect veterinary professionals.

26 mins

Did you know there is a reversible alternative to surgical castration which offers the same benefits of surgery? See the effects of castration without the permanence.

3 mins

Vets and parents Guen Bradbury and Jess French are urging more congresses to follow the lead of Vets: Stay, Go, Diversify LIVE! by introducing childcare and crèche facilities for little ones in tow.

12 mins

David Beeston has some advice for graduating vets on what to look for in their first veterinary position.

34 mins

Equine vet Samantha Castle discusses whether the time is nearing for future vets to specialise at university.

23 mins

Liz Barton, director of free online resource Vetsnet, discusses plans for WellVet Weekend – a two-day CPD event for mind, body and soul planned for late August.

11 mins

Involvement of VNs in a consulting role is vital to the evolution of the veterinary nursing profession. Nicola Ackerman says more attention should be given to promoting clinics for senior pets.

15 mins

Ben Smith looks into the history of the therapy, and why it has obvious advantages over chemical antimicrobials.

8 mins

Andrew Connolly, Virbac's head of marketing for companion animals, stepped into the Examination Room to tell us all about the firm's plans for its 50th anniversary, among other subjects.

30 mins

Equine vets would do well to dust off their assertiveness skills and engage with owners, after a survey for Keeping Britain’s Horses Healthy found the majority craved much more advice.

12 mins

June 2018

Cat Henstridge defends vets in first opinion practice as being more than just anal gland checks.

15 mins

Chris Pamplin looks at what is involved for a vet if acting in this capacity in court to help understand the issues of a case.

26 mins

Helen Redfern looks for answers about her condition and talks about learning to cope with help from people closest to her.

33 mins

Holly Kernot speaks to ex-teacher Lawrence McLelland about his new course that aims to support younger members of the veterinary profession, after witnessing the impact of negative workplaces.

10 mins

Grad Expectations columnist David Beeston attended BSAVA Congress as a qualified vet for the first time, and explains how the four-day extravaganza left him spoilt for choice.

23 mins