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Competition Launched to Enhance Veterinary Team Wellbeing

Posted: 18th May 2020

The RCVS Mind Matters Initiative, has launched The Innovation in Wellbeing competition to find the best ideas on how veterinary teams can enhance mental health and wellbeing during the Coronovirus pandemic. Veterinary teams are being encouraged to think up new

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Study Highlights Potential Supplement To Help Reduce Seizures in Dogs

Posted: 11th May 2020

Researchers at the RVC have found that adding Medium-Chain Triglyceride (MCT) oil to a dried kibble-based diet, can help to significantly reduce seizures in dogs with drug-resistant epilepsy. The trial comprised of 28 dogs who were given the MCT oil

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Government Asked For Financial Support For Struggling Vet Businesses

Posted: 6th May 2020

BVA have urged the Government to ease business rates and offer financial support for struggling businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Veterinary businesses are not currently eligible for business rates relief that many other business types are and a recent survey

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BSAVA Publish Guidelines On Neutering and Vaccinations During COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted: 27th April 2020

BSAVA have put together documents aimed at helping vets in practice with decision making about whether or not to agree to vaccinate or neuter an animal during the current pandemic. The guidance has been put together from consultation with numerous

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WSAVA Webinar on COVID-19 and Companion Animals

Posted: 20th April 2020

Last Friday WSAVA hosted a free webinar on COVID-19 and what is currently known about how it affects companion animals. It also outlines recommendations for handling animals from COVID exposed households and guidelines for contact with owners. A recording of

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RCVS Release Flowchart as Guidance for Clinical Practices During COVID-19

Posted: 13th April 2020

In anticipation of ongoing restrictions after the initial three-week lockdown period which is being reviewed this week, the RCVS and BVA have updated their guidance to the veterinary profession in the form of a downloadable flowchart and updated FAQs. This

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NHS Recruiting Vets and Vet Nurses as Support Workers

Posted: 6th April 2020

Multiple NHS trusts around the country are looking to actively recruit veterinary surgeons and RVNs for both voluntary and paid work with full training and indemnity provided. Our director Jo Hillard has set up a facebook group for anyone who

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Veterinary Practices Asked to Complete COVID-19 Survey

Posted: 6th April 2020

A survey has been sent to all veterinary practices asking questions aimed at working out how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their practice in multiple different areas. All data collected will be anonymous but will be shared with government and

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RCVS Coronavirus (COVID-19)Advice and Guidance

Posted: 6th April 2020

The RCVS have published a set of FAQs aimed to provide guidance on topics like ‘key worker’ status, remote prescribing and what services veterinary practices should still be providing during this time. The full list of FAQs can be found

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** JOIN US AT THE LONDON VET SHOW 2019 **

Posted: 28th October 2019

There’s nothing we enjoy more than showcasing our great selection of online CPD. Following the success of our garden-themed lecture theatre at our stand, this year we will be hosting an outdoor cinema-themed learning space for delegates to come and

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