RCVS Knowledge launches new award categories as 2023 entries open

Two new categories have been introduced to the RCVS Knowledge Awards as applications opened for 2023. Organizers said the Antimicrobial Stewardship awards aim to highlight work to improve responsible prescribing and will be open to anyone who works within the veterinary sector. There will also be separate accolades for equine, farm and companion animal categories. … Read more

RCVS Knowledge announces winners of its 2022 awards

Vets Now, Donview Veterinary Center, Eloise Collins from Beech House Veterinary Center and Anderson Moores Veterinary Specialists have been named the winners in the RCVS Knowledge Awards 2022. The awards showcase excellence in quality improvement (QI), and celebrate individuals and teams that have driven improvement. Dystocia cases Vets Now identified improvements in the care of … Read more

Pirbright pig respiratory coronavirus model could help COVID-19 knowledge

Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have developed a model of pig respiratory coronavirus (PRCV) they hope will help colleagues researching COVID-19 and other diseases. Human coronaviruses including Middle East respiratory syndrome and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) are zoonotic, so any research to aid understanding of the diseases could potentially benefit both human and animal … Read more

RCVS Knowledge releases benchmarking resources online

The third in a series of RCVS Knowledge educational resources has been launched. Covering benchmarking, and how it can be used to help improve clinical outcomes and quality of care, the QI Boxset is described as a CPD multimedia toolbox that includes “bite-sized content designed with the busy team in mind”. RCVS Knowledge hosts vetAUDIT, … Read more

New CPD partnership to share latest evidence-based knowledge with vet nurses – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Improve International has announced a partnership with the University of Cambridge to share its specialists’ evidence-based knowledge with veterinary nurses. The new Improve Veterinary Academy Series is comprised of five month-long semesters, each of which will focus on a different clinical topic. Each semester will consist of videoed lectures, discussion forums, journal clubs, as well … Read more