February 2020

Scotland’s first in-house receptionist academy has produced its first cohort of graduates, with six staff earning certificates from The College of Animal Welfare.

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Awards celebrate practices that demonstrate a commitment to positive well-being, with the winners announced at SPVS-VMG Congress.

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Veterinary Specialists Scotland, based in Livingston, will be co-led by Dick White of Dick White Referrals in Cambridgeshire.

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January 2020

“I feel humble and extremely blessed to be recognised in this way for doing something I love, for the people and a community I care so much about” – Vicky Robinson.

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Clare Balding opened congress before delegates got stuck into more than 50 hours of varied business and well-being CPD at Celtic Manor, south Wales.

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David Hillier will be succeeded as chief executive by Stephen Clarke, former chief executive of WHSmith.

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Improved facilities are a step closer for a Kettering veterinary practice thanks to progress on a £1.3 million new hospital project.

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Swift Referrals has a multi-disciplined team specialising in advanced imaging, internal medicines, orthopaedics, soft tissue surgery and neurology.

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Additional vets and nurses will be required when £1.4 million West Yorkshire hospital opens in late summer.

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“The prospect of being part of the VetPartners’ adventure as country lead for France is very exciting to me” – VetPartners managing director for France, Vincent Parez.

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Generous donation “will make a massive difference in helping to restore vital habitats for wildlife” – Worldwide Fund for Nature.

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State of the art referral centre awarded four “outstanding” ratings in RCVS Practice Standards Scheme.

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“We are delighted to join forces and partner with Waggel – a fellow start-up with bold ambitions to revolutionise the pet insurance sector” – David Prien, FirstVet chief executive.

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December 2019

York-based vet group says more Italian practices are lined up to join, but promises “we will not be looking to purchase clinics with a land-grabbing or a speculative approach”.

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Referral practice that launched a fixed price tibial plateau-levelling osteotomy and surgery deal now backs up results and customer satisfaction figures from first 70 surgeries performed.

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Scheme will see primary care vets and veterinary nurses across the Linnaeus Group learn from referral centre anaesthetist colleagues.

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Among a wide range of initiatives to improve access to veterinary care, Animal Trust will offer free consultations with a vet to everyone – regardless of where they live and what their income is.

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Up to six new jobs will be created as referral practice outgrows its old premises and moves to new state-of-the-art site.

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New purpose-built surgical and intensive care facility to house two new operating theatres, expanding equine hospital’s capacity.

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Leading small animal surgery specialist Jon Hall has joined one of the biggest referral practices in the north-east – Wear Referrals.

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