Veterinary Practice Magazine

Veterinary Practice Magazine

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  • June 2011 Edition

    Click here to download the June 2011 Edition Part 1 Click here to download the June 2011 Edition Part 2 Plenty of work to do RICHARD GARD talks to veterinary surgeon and farmer about the practicalities of mastitis control and the advantages of...
  • April 2009 Edition (7.5Mb)

    Click here to download the April 2009 Edition (PDF) Nine chasing six places on RCVS Council THERE are nine candidates this year for the six vacancies on the Royal College Council CALL FOR HONESTY AND NO FUDGE ON HOME VISITS Regaining some self-respect...
  • October 2009 Edition (4.3Mb)

    Click here to download Veterinary Practice October 2009 Record attendance at BEVA congress Communication is the key Getting through the inspection process Union: Time to bite the bullet Latest trends in small animal nutrition Use...
  • November 2009 Edition (7.1Mb)

    Click here to download Veterinary Practice November 2009 Outstanding premises take honours in design awards Putting self-interest aside... - THE MERCURY COLUMN in which a guest columnist takes the temperature of the profession –and the...
  • May 2010 Edition (5.2Mb)

    Click here to download the May 2010 Edition Time to blow trumpets... VETERINARY surgeons must blow their own trumpets to drown out the grumbling noises made by media and pressure groups hostile to the profession, according to the outgoing BSAVA...

    June 2010 Edition (5.9Mb)

    Click here to download the June 2010 Edition What can nurses do? GARETH CROSS has been investigating the world of veterinary nurses, including what they can do and how they are treated Taking good care of clients, practices and patients... CHRISTINE...

    July 2010 Edition (7Mb)

    Click here to download the July 2010 Edition French, Danish or Chinese? GARETH CROSS has the job of carrying out the staff appraisals and wonders about the best way of going about them Using OARS effectively What does the future hold for Official...

    August 2010 Edition (6Mb)

    Click here to download the August 2010 Edition Budget pain all round MARILYN MARTIN summarises the changes in the new Chancellor’s first Budget which are likely to affect veterinary surgeons ROBBIE TIFFIN has been trying out the stylish...

    September 2010 Edition (7Mb)

    Click here to download the September Edition of Veterinary Practice Keeping track of ‘rescued’ pets Can communication skills be taught? MARINA BAXTER communications training co-ordinator at the VDS, introduces various helpful techniques...

    October 2010 Edition (10Mb)

    Click here to download the October Edition of Veterinary Practice Investing in emerging markets GORDON NICOLL discusses the merits – and risks – of investing in countries such as Brazil, Russia, India and China An economically important...

    November 2010 Edition (6Mb)

    Click here to download the November 2010 Edition of Veterinary Practice Regenerative therapy: ‘as good as new’... MARION McCULLAGH continues her reports on the sessions at this year’s BEVA congress Preventing canine behaviour problems...

    December 2010 Edition (10Mb)

    Click here to download December 2010 Edition MAJOR veterinary and veterinary-related events planned for 2011 Ten pointers for the festive season... A more adventurous approach... DYLAN JENKINS suggests a change of tack with investments to help...

    January 2011 Edition

    Click here to download January 2011 Edition What the Equality Act means for veterinary practices - ANDREW LOCKHART-MIRAMS discusses the implications of the new legislation and the steps which practices should be taking Wide-ranging programme...

    February 2011 Edition

    Click here to download Veterinary Practice February 2011 (PDF) Effective use of supplements DAVID BLACK presents the second of three reports from the 2010 World Buiatrics Congress in Chile Seeking to be more actively involved in herd fertility...

    March 2011 Edition

    Click here to download March 2011 Edition (PDF 6Mb) Risk of 'skills vacuum' in general practice with more cases referred Bright and business-like people needed... Social media for beginners Plan now or pay more tax later MARILYN MARTIN...

    April 2011 Edition - BSAVA

    Download the April 2011 BSAVA Edition. Part One (6Mb - PDF) Part Two (7Mb - PDF) In this issue: Are we now in a period of veterinary 'dies caniculares'? BSAVA launching its new certificate - GARETH CROSS has been finding out about...

    May 2011 Edition

    Download the May 2011 Edition here (PDF) How much motivation do we need to do things differently? One or two flaws in the new system... GARETH CROSS has been struggling with some tedious form-filling – not least for the RCVS – but eventually...

    December 2009 Edition (4.7Mb)

    Click here to download Veterinary Practice December 2009 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Ban on pet keeping leads to euthanasia of healthy animals PSS to be promoted on YouTube – and...

    January 2010 Edition (3.3Mb)

    Click here to download Veterinary Practice January 2010 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- PRACTICE LINKS WITH AGRICULTURAL BUYING GROUP Taking steps to avert disaster Proud of our profession...

    February 2010 Edition (4.4Mb)

    Click here to download Veterinary Practice February 2010 Keeping tabs on BSAVA congress delegates Another ‘winter of discontent’? Counting the various costs... GARETH CROSS faces up to another inspection and muses upon the NHS, tests...

    March 2010 Edition (5Mb)

    Click here to download Veterinary Practice March 2010 In this issue: DEFRA: change on the way Where did all the common sense go? A good mix – but not to everyone’s taste Get ready for the media storm... Paving the way...

    April 2010 Edition (Two parts)

    Click here to download Veterinary Practice April 2010 - part 1 (7Mb, pages 1-40) Click here to download Veterinary Practice April 2010 - part 2 (7Mb, pages 41-80) In this issue: CRB checks may prevent young people seeing practice Time...

    May 2009 Edition (6.2Mb)

    Click here to download the May Edition (PDF ) VMD ACTING TO REDUCE THE SUPPLY OF ILLEGAL MEDICINES Are the rules simply for other people to follow? The BVA: PR dynamo leaves as its journals head for pastures new More responses to call for a BVU Dr...

    June 2009 Edition (5.9Mb)

    Click here to download the June Edition (PDF) PRESIDENT TOPS POLL IN RCVS COUNCIL ELECTION BVA RAISING AWARENESS OF EMPLOYMENT ISSUES Start made on dealing with employment issues Setting out the terms and conditions MATTHEW CLAYTON asks if you would...

    July 2009 Edition (7.3Mb)

    Click here to download the July Edition (PDF) STRATEGY AGREED FOR LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK VP reports on a close call at the latest RCVS Council meeting Employment problems: how widespread are they? Breaking silence but scared of repercussions Dr SHAMS MIR...