PODCAST: Stephanie Sorrell – a Mindful Vet’s journey

In this latest Vet Times Jobs People Match Podcast, Stephanie Sorrell – also known as The Mindful Vet – joins us to talk about her veterinary journey, the challenges she has faced, well-being and issues around burnout. ____________________ STEPHANIE SORRELL BVetMed(Hons) MANZCVS DipECVIM-CA MRCVS Stephanie graduated from the RVC and undertook her residency in internal … Read more

IVC Evidence appoints UK medicine lead

A former BSAVA director of education has taken up a new senior role with a major international practice group. IVC Evidence has appointed Lucie Goodwin as its new UK national medicine lead. The announcement follows a recent series of senior appointments and the firm is also planning to set up a referral board, which will … Read more

TOCES ‘new teaching facilities enhance equine veterinary nurse training

The Open College of Equine Studies (TOCES) has strengthened the training experience for its student vet nurses with the completion of its purpose-built equine educational facilities near Newmarket, Suffolk. The new facilities – partially funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development – include a spacious lecture room, library, clinical skills teaching area and … Read more

Husband and wife lead rival teams competing at inter-practice sports day

Welly wanging and a buster collar relay were among the athletic highlights when vets, nurses, support staff and their families went head to head for a hotly-contested inter-practice sports day. The event was held between Kilbarchan Veterinary Practice (KVP) and the nearby Pet Vets The Equine Vet Clinic in Renfrewshire, and with both teams striving … Read more

Equine Veterinarian Pleas Guilty in Federal Doping Case

Equine Veterinarian Pleas Guilty in Federal Doping Case Equine veterinarian, Dr. Louis Grasso, has pleaded guilty to his role in the distribution of performance-enhancing drugs to racehorses. In the announcement, on May 11th, Dr. Grasso admitted to accepting payment in exchange for prescriptions of performance-enhancing drugs and to creating, distributing, and administering custom-made performance-enhancing drugs … Read more

sponsored Taking laser therapy to the next level: safe and effective

The ACTIVet PRO laser is the safest and most effective veterinary laser available today. The ACTIVet PRO provides safe Class 1 super pulsed laser therapy to alleviate pain and reduce inflammation and accelerate healing. It also fights infection with a specific blue wavelength. In addition to enhancing your patients’ quality of life, it has no … Read more

PODCAST: Emily Bridges on diversifying – and how to do it

Welcome to this latest Vet Times Jobs People Match Podcast, where we delighted to be joined by Emily Bridges, graduate program lead at Vets4Pets. Emily has diversified in her career, and here she takes us through her own journey to help others looking to make a change in the direction of their own working lives. … Read more

CVS expands CPD with client care certificate

CVS said it is recognizing the crucial role played by receptionists in veterinary practice by expanding the CPD offering for front-of-house employees. It has launched a Level 4 Endorsed Certificate in Client Care for Veterinary Receptionists, tailored specifically to its receptionists’ needs – becoming, it said, the first in the sector to do so. Commitment … Read more