August 2019

John E Cooper and Margaret E Cooper provide an overview of proceedings from a workshop held in Kenya.

36 mins

Dave Beeston writes about some paraclinical and non-veterinary-specific adventures that have made him more self-aware…

27 mins

Some people take an extremely circuitous route to the veterinary sector – and one such person is The Webinar Vet chairman Rob Noble. A trained electronics engineer with experience working for NASA, Rob has had a fascinating working life – so we asked him into the Examination Room to tell Veterinary Times readers about it…

23 mins

Vet Albane Fauron has thought a lot about the formative years of her veterinary career path in the hope of helping the next generation. Among the reflections she wants to share with others: go the extra mile, keep an open mind, don’t undersell yourself and stay the right side of the fine line…

25 mins

July 2019

Peter Kukadia looks at dealing with client expectations, queries and complaints related to diagnosing and treating skin disorders.

44 mins

The reasons vets come into the profession are often the same – a love of animals and a concern for their welfare – and Jenny Duncan is no different. Once qualified, however, the number of career options are many and varied – as illustrated by the University of Liverpool senior lecturer in livestock health and welfare. We asked Jenny to step into the Examination Room to find out more…

16 mins

Adam Bernstein delves into the legal issues for employers looking to engage his or her very first worker – from advertising the role to liability insurance.

16 mins

Freelance writer Simon Toye, who is married to a vet practising in the east midlands, shares his thoughts on the profession as an “outsider” and urges it to take a "looking glass to itself".

27 mins

RCVS Knowledge, the charity advancing veterinary care quality, introduces a series of case examples to detail this type of audit process and the stages involved in practice.

27 mins

Adam Bernstein considers how to make your résumé catch the eyes of employers.

17 mins

An increasing number of enquiries about the cascade led the VMD to review its online guidance. This accompanying article provides examples of appropriate and inappropriate cascade use.

22 mins

Liz Buchanan considers what feeling fulfilled means, getting to know yourself and whether fulfilment is something that can be achieved by the veterinarian.

26 mins

Shawn Holm and Laura Holm describe how fishing nets and ocean rubbish endanger marine life and become washed up on island shores.

45 mins

In an article supplied by RCVS Knowledge, Paul Pollard – head vet at the RVC’s Beaumont Sainsbury Animal Hospital – offers tips on the importance of searching for evidence when practising, and how (and why) to go about it.

18 mins

Chanticleer likens the profession to a swan, and says correspondence in veterinary journals suggests real concerns exist about the nature of the workload, the variance in standards of training and working conditions.

18 mins

Chris Parker, a partner at Scarsdale Vets, retired in May after almost four decades as a farm vet. Here, he shares some of his career highlights and reflects on how the profession has changed.

11 mins

Shawn Holm and Laura Holm describe their experiences of life in the Maldives for a month and the work carried out to help save sea turtles.

41 mins

David Beeston has decided it's time for a new challenge and has embarked on a new career venture working as a locum vet. He recounts his first day…

26 mins

June 2019

Fiona McFarland and David McKeown discuss the launch and objectives of two voluntary groups that provide well-being support for veterinary professionals.

30 mins

In the final part of his article series (VT49.20; VT49.22), retired vet Julian Earl describes how his family and his sport have helped him deal with having to cut short his veterinary career.

23 mins