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21/05/2019

Vets asked to mobilise clients to share their experience of milk fever in national survey

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, manufacturer of Bovikalc® and Bovikalc® Dry, has launched its National Milk Fever (hypocalcaemia) Survey to capture the opinions of farmers and their on-farm experiences of the condition. Vets are being asked to encourage farm clients to take part and improve the quality of data available on clinical and subclinical milk fever. […]

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16/05/2019

RCVS news: VN Council approves new advanced veterinary nursing qualifications

At its May meeting RCVS Veterinary Nurses Council gave final approval to two new advanced veterinary nursing qualifications that would allow members of the profession at all stages of their career to develop their professional skills and knowledge in designated areas of practice. The proposals for a new post-registration qualification framework for the profession grew […]

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15/05/2019

Veterinary Specialists help paralysed dog walk again

Rahni the Bernese Mountain Dog Bernese Mountain Dog Rahni was referred to the Neurology and Neurosurgery department at Davies Veterinary Specialists (Davies) for investigations when she suffered sudden onset paralysis. The three-year-old family pet had to be carried into the referral hospital as an emergency patient but two weeks later, following diagnosis of a fibrocartilaginous […]

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15/05/2019

RCVS news: RCVS plans roll-out of outcomes-based CPD model

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) is planning to roll out a new outcomes-based model of continuing professional development (CPD) over the next few years, following a successful piloting process. The recommendations on moving towards an outcomes-based model of CPD were made by the CPD Policy Working Party, the RCVS Education Committee and Veterinary […]

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14/05/2019

Nurses win big in RCVS Knowledge Awards

Three individuals have been crowned ‘Knowledge Champions’ and one veterinary team the ‘Champion Practice’ in the 2019 RCVS Knowledge Awards, which this year recognise those who have implemented quality improvement (QI) in practice. Veterinary nurses made up half the winners, emphasising their importance to continually enhancing the quality of a practice. Vets Now Macclesfield’s nursing […]

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