Registration opens to farm vets for sustainability training course

Registration has now opened for the next cohort of farm veterinary professionals to join a training course on sustainability in the livestock sector. Vet Sustain and VetSalus have teamed up to offer their online course, “A veterinary approach to sustainable food and farming”, with a fresh cohort able to apply from November 31. A self-paced, … Read more

Pennard Vets leads the way with sustainability accreditation

An employee-owned veterinary practice group has become the first in Europe to achieve B Corp accreditation for the standard of its social and environmental performance, transparency and accountability. Pennard Vets has joined some of the world’s biggest brands, including The Body Shop, BrewDog, Ben and Jerry’s, and Innocent Drinks, in achieving the standard. Transformational Veterinary … Read more

Green discussion forum puts sustainability at the top of the agenda

Organizers of the first Veterinary Green Discussion Forum believe the initiative can deliver “real positive results” for the sustainability of the sector. Hosted by Anthony Chadwick, the chief executive of The Webinar Vet, the inaugural forum was held at Brockholes Nature Reserve near Preston from 22 to 23 September and was attended by representatives from … Read more

Thinking inside the box

We exist within a closed ecosystem on which we inflict damage at our peril. To reconcile the need to control parasites with the need to protect biodiversity, we should explore the full range of human ingenuity. This exploration can be accelerated using existing software and databases. Complacency is not an option. Or, why is my … Read more

Reducing wasted injectable vet medicines in practice

Following his letter regarding “the 28 day rule” (Barrand, 2018; VT48.06), the author has been encouraged to explore the matter further and expand it to include a discussion of time from broach-to-discard of small animal injectable medicines. The “28 day rule” is a colloquialism among veterinary surgeons referring to the fact that a large number … Read more

RCVS updates Practice Standards Scheme with new emphasis on sustainability – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The RCVS has updated its Practice Standards Scheme (PSS) with new environmental sustainability requirements, updates to current standards to incorporate sustainability and a new Environmental Sustainability Award. The new changes are being introduced in the following phases: The new Environmental Sustainability Award is available to apply for now, with assessments starting from January 2023 The … Read more

Sustainability course for farm vets to launch

A training course on sustainability aimed at farm vets and paraprofessionals is being rolled out next week. Vet Sustain and VetSalus are teaming up to offer the online learning course “A veterinary approach to sustainable food and farming”. The course has been designed as a self-paced, 10-module program that is expected to take between four … Read more

IVC and Vet Sustain partner on sustainability

IVC Evidensia and Vet Sustain are partnering to promote sustainability across the veterinary sector. Vet Sustain, a social enterprise company working to enable and inspire veterinary professionals in sustainability – and improving the health and well-being of animals, people, and the environment – provides tools, training and communications around six veterinary sustainability development goals (SDGs). … Read more

IVC announces partnership to promote sustainability in the veterinary profession – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

IVC Evidensia has announced that it has partnered with social enterprise company, Vet Sustain, to help promote sustainable practices and improve the implementation of them within the veterinary industry. Vet Sustain works to inspire and enable veterinary professionals to become leading forces in sustainability and improve the health and wellbeing of animals, people and the … Read more