Immigration Advice Service political correspondent Olivia Bridge explains how post-Brexit immigration rules will impact the agricultural sector, as well as the veterinary workforce and animal welfare as a whole.17 mins
In a break from the traditional CPD event report, vet Charlotte Frost presents her experiences in Austria in a format familiar to equine veterinarians.
Mike Davies, referencing research, old and new, looks at the latest findings on this common complaint in companion animals.
As regular Veterinary Times contributor Dave Beeston takes the next step on his career path as an intern at the RVC, he reflects on what he learned during his time as a locum and hopes he can carry those lessons forward into his new role.
Chanticleer delves into the world of tech, and its usage in – and potential implications for – the veterinary profession in the latest column for Veterinary Times.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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.
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".
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.
Adam Bernstein considers how to make your résumé catch the eyes of employers.
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.
Liz Buchanan considers what feeling fulfilled means, getting to know yourself and whether fulfilment is something that can be achieved by the veterinarian.
Shawn Holm and Laura Holm describe how fishing nets and ocean rubbish endanger marine life and become washed up on island shores.
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.
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.