VN diversity group celebrates role models

The VN Diversity, Inclusivity and Widening Participation Working Group (DIWP) is calling on the profession to celebrate its role models as it marks DIWP Role Models Month with a new campaign. Throughout June, the Role Models Campaign will champion the DIWP group’s inspirational role models, and give space to share their stories and experiences. Role … Read more

New NOAH guideline will play ‘pivotal role’ for farm health

New guidance on livestock vaccination prioritises the diseases animals should be protected from by default to improve cattle and sheep health in the UK. NOAH has launched its Livestock Vaccination Guideline, which is designed to provide support to farm vets, SQPs, and farmers on best practice for preventing and controlling disease on farm. A 53-page … Read more

Gold medal RVN sets sights on championing vet nurse role

Sophie Connolly, group nursing manager at Park Vet Group. A rowing world record holder and gold medal winner is now putting all of her energy into highlighting the “varied and vital” role veterinary nurses play in practice to mark Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month (VNAM) 2022. RVN and group nursing manager at Park Vet Group Sophie … Read more

Farm management teams: their role and part vets can and should play

In the past 20 years, the average size of dairy herds in the UK has increased from 82 to 155. However, this only tells part of the story, as many smaller herds are still in existence. The number of herds with more than 250 cows has increased in the past 10 years from 1,204 to … Read more