Linnaeus makes flurry of appointments to referral hospitals

Linnaeus has announced new heads of departments and specialist vets to join the teams at three of its referral centers. James Warland and Jennifer Raj have been appointed heads of service for internal medicine at Southfields Veterinary Specialists. Jennifer Raj and James Warland have been appointed to lead the internal medicine team at Southfields Veterinary … Read more

Vet nurses invited to ISFM Congress 2023: Between a Urolith and a Hard Place – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) will be hosting its annual Congress in Dublin from 29th June to 3rd July 2023, with the theme of ‘Between a Urolith and a Hard Place: Acute upper urinary tract disease and beyond…’ The ISFM says Congress will offer veterinary professionals an extensive scientific program designed to support … Read more

Information session planned for would-be RCVS council candidates

An information session is being held later this month for would-be candidates who are considering standing in the RCVS council and VN council elections next year. Nominations for the spring polls opened last month and senior officials will be taking part in the virtual event on Tuesday December 20, between 4pm and 5pm. Panel and … Read more

Stocking fillers for cats – Vet Help Direct

Even though many of us may not want to admit it, Christmas is fast approaching! Of course, we buy presents for our loved ones; our parents, our siblings, our grandparents and… our cats? Let’s not deny that our cats are part of the family and many of the household rules are usually dictated by the cat. So, if you are joining me this year in buying presents for our feline friends, let’s look at the options that are available and perhaps some options that should be avoided.

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Pause rabbit sales over abandonment ‘crisis’, RWAF urges

The UK’s leading rabbit welfare charity is calling for an immediate pause on the sale of new rabbits following an unprecedented rise in the number being abandoned. Rescue centers and charities are all reporting a surge of abandoned and mistreated rabbits, and the Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund (RWAF) believes the scale of the problem … Read more

Ofsted success for own nursing college

Goddard Veterinary Nursing College is celebrating after being praised by Ofsted inspectors and receiving an overall grading of “good” following its first full inspection. The London-based training center was rated “good” in all areas, including its quality of education, apprenticeships, and leadership and management. At the time of the inspection, Goddard Veterinary Nursing College, which … Read more

BSAVA unveils senior education appointees

The BSAVA has announced two new senior appointments to its Continuing Education program. Claire Vinten has joined the association as head of education, while Laura Haddock has been appointed as academic manager. The organization said the part-time roles were created in a bid to broaden the potential pool of candidates amid the industry’s wider and … Read more

NationWide Laboratories unveils ‘super-efficient’ scanner

NationWide Laboratories has unveiled what it calls a “high-end, extra fast and super-efficient” slide digitization system to its workflow. The Pannoramic 1000 RX is the flagship product in the 3DHistech Pannoramic scanners family that NationWide declares is known for its “superior image quality and flexibility”. The scanner is also the only one currently in the … Read more

Immigration support ‘a short-term solution to the recruitment crisis’, claims Vetted

A recruitment firm has launched a new immigration advice service, which it claims can provide short-term solutions to practices’ staffing problems. The industry’s recruitment and retention crises have been well documented in recent times, and exacerbated by issues including Brexit, the COVID-19 pandemic and the surge in pet ownership. But Vetted Recruitment said it can … Read more