In order to ease veterinary recruitment and retention problems, we must first take steps to make our “fairly homogenous profession” appear more welcoming, argues Leigh-Anne Brown.32 mins
“We have a duty to make our profession one where everyone feels welcome and one where everyone can be themselves,” writes SPVS president Catriona Curtis.
SPVS executive director Nichola Watson shines a spotlight on the “behind the scenes” work carried out by the society’s board members and secretariat on behalf of its membership.
The SPVS Roadshow pilot proved popular when it arrived in Surrey, offering advice to help final year students take the first step up on the career ladder, writes Nichola Watson.
SPVS previews its series of regional training days covering topics including people management, finance and recruitment, together with its “Focus Day” on practice finance.
SPVS board member and WellVet co-founder Liz Barton looks at how the Vet Wellbeing awards have evolved since they were first launched in 2016.
What is telemedicine, why is it controversial, where are we now, and how will it affect the day-to-day business of vets in practice? SPVS board member Leigh-Anne Brown delves into the specifics.
Welcome to our new SPVS pages. We’re thrilled to be working with Veterinary Times on this project and hope you find them worthwhile, writes Nichola Watson.
While a wealth of clinical training is available nowadays, it’s the non-clinical aspects of practice many vets struggle with, writes Brian Faulkner. For those occasions, there’s GradTrack.
“I see our role at SPVS as helping to navigate our members and the profession through change, and set practices and their people up for future success within happy, fulfilled work environments.”
In an effort to better serve final year veterinary students, the SPVS Lancaster team is revamping its popular event in order to improve relevance and reach as many students as possible.
To highlight and celebrate the significance of well-being in vet practices, the awards were created by SPVS in partnership with the RCVS Mind Matters Initiative.
Whoever it is within our profession that has inspired you and been a role model to you over the years, SPVS wants you to share their story (and yours) and nominate them to be its “Inspiring Individual of the Month”.
Outgoing president Peter Brown looks back on his time in office and the legacy he leaves behind him – including congress, mountain climbing and a new strategy document.
At a time when veterinary practices are facing some big challenges, it has never made more sense to be a SPVS member.