RCVS to issue revised clinical and ethics guidance for vets

New clinical and ethical guidance on practice and research issues for vets is set to be published by the RCVS this week. The update to its Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons will also include specific advice on clinical veterinary research (CVR), where procedures are performed both for the animal’s benefit and to generate … Read more

Pontefract vet’s clinical failure was not ‘serious professional misconduct’ – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has ruled that whilst the care given to a diabetic dog by Paul Roger MRCVS fell short, it did not amount to serious professional misconduct. Mr Roger faced three charges: that he had failed to provide adequate care, failed to communicate with the owner adequately and failed to keep adequate clinical … Read more

VetCT trials smart glasses for giving remote expert clinical support to practitioners – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Veterinary teleradiology and teleconsulting company VetCT is trialling the use of smart glasses to give remote clinical support to veterinary surgeons. For the trial, the company has partnered with Pennard Vets in Kent, where they’re using Google Glass to transmit what the practitioner sees straight to the consulting experts at VetCT. The remote VetCT specialist … Read more

CAW Clinical Coach Congress back for 2022

The College of Animal Welfare (CAW) is set to welcome back its Clinical Coach Congress in the summer. The virtual conference – aimed at clinical coaches wishing to develop the role they play in the professional development of their students – will take place on Thursday 7 July from 9am to 5pm. Virtual The event, … Read more