Advice about how practices can help menopausal staff on offer at the London Vet Show – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Liz Barton and Belinda Steffan will be holding “Menopause interventions in veterinary practice: The importance of workplace interventions in supporting long and healthy careers”, a session at the London Vet Show designed to show delegates how they can improve working life for women in the veterinary profession. Liz, co-founder of WellVet, will present data from … Read more

Unsettling Events Kept Occurring In Shelter, So Anxious Staff Set Up A Camera

The Battersea Dogs and Cats Home in London were more than a little baffled when they discovered the dogs from one section of their shelter roaming the halls early one morning. There was no explanation for how the pups got out of their locked kennels overnight, but it wasn’t just limited to that – the … Read more

Staff shortages leave own sector facing ticking time bomb

Justine Shotton, BVA senior vice president. The outgoing BVA president has warned the veterinary sector faces a “ticking time bomb” because of the current pressures on its workforce. Justine Shotton delivered the stark message during the organization’s annual members day in Cambridge, before her successor, Malcolm Morley, urged the profession to strive for “positive change”. … Read more

Massage training offered to Kent practice staff

A new pet massage and physiotherapy training program is being offered to staff at a group of practices in Kent. Pennard Vets, which runs seven practices across the county, believes it is among the first groups in the UK to run the scheme, which it hopes will help patients to relax and recover better from … Read more

Zoo Staff ‘Refused’ To Save Drowning Chimp, Suddenly Man Jumps Into Enclosure

For those standing near the chimpanzee exhibit, a typical day at the Detroit Zoo quickly descended into pandemonium. Spectators were enthralled as two chimps giggled and chased each other around the area, but then everything changed. Rick Swope was standing right in front of the enclosure and decided to step in and help instead of … Read more

Staff praise firefighters after blaze threatens to engulf veterinary practice

A veterinary practice in Milton Keynes had a narrow escape after fire engulfed nearby properties and forced the team to evacuate animals to a nearby pub. The drama unfolded at the Walnut Tree Veterinary Hospital around noon on July 19 when a fence fire quickly spread to nearby homes and businesses, and threatened to engulf … Read more

Vets Now introduces menopause support for staff – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Following the campaigning work of the broadcaster Mariella Frostrup, journalist Alice Smellie and others to raise awareness of the menopause, Vets Now has launched Peppy, a new app to support those of its staff who are going through it. Alice and Mariella, who co-authored the book Cracking the Menopause, met with MPs earlier this month … Read more

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In March 2022, the article around Great Expectations: client care, which is part of the Big 6 2022 series, explores the dynamics shaping the veterinary industry today. It looks at key themes on how we should go forth and improve client-care. As part of Alan Robinson’s contribution to the article (director of Vet Dynamics), he … Read more