Archive for November, 2016

Veterinary Marketing Association (VMA) launches Paws on the Pulse a social and digital media workshop focussing on the future of technology and innovations within the animal health industry

The VMA and leading healthcare communications agency Pegasus have teamed up to create a one day workshop that aims to help attendees get ahead of the social and digital game when it comes to animal…

Online support in battle against Addisons disease

New resources designed to help veterinary professionals in their diagnosis and treatment of canine hypoadrenocorticism have been unveiled by Dechra Veterinary Products. Dechra ha…

First Director of Nursing for CVS

CVS has appointed its first Director of Nursing in a move designed to champion the role of veterinary nurses within the UK’s largest and fastest growing veterinary group and to ensure that th…

MPs focus on RSPCA a disappointing distraction from animal welfare improvements, say vets

Responding to the Environment Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRACom) report on ‘Animal welfare in England: domestic pets’ (strictly embargoed until 00.01am on Wednesday 16 November)…

Vets and doctors ask patients, are you antibiotic aware?

Leading human and animal medical organisations – the British Medical Association (BMA), British Veterinary Association (BVA), Public Health England (PHE) and Veterinary Medicines Directorate …

AB Vista expands North American ruminant team with new appointment

AB Vista has expanded its North American team, as part of the animal nutrition technology company’s strategy to strengthen its position in the ruminant market.Bruce Hageman joins AB Vi…

Petplan breeders offered the chance to get their paws on double breeder bonus points

Petplan, the UK’s favourite pet insurer, has announced a new promotion through its Breeder Scheme, allowing breeders to receive double points for every new Instant Puppy or Kitten policy acti…

Scheduled maintenance work on the My Account area

The My Account area will be unavailable on Tuesday 22 November for scheduled maintenance.
Please accept our apologies in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.

College to pilot an outcomes-based approach to CPD

At its meeting on 10 November the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Council approved a pilot of a new outcomes-based approach to measuring and recording continuing professional development (CPD).

Registrations now open for first Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium

The inaugural Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium will take place on Friday, 20 January 2017, at the University of Edinburgh’s Pollock Halls, under the theme ‘Understanding and supporting veterinary mental health’.