How to move a veterinary practice…
GARETH CROSS describes how, despite delays with the phone systems, his practice's move into new premises took place and praises the time and effort put in by his wonderful staff

A memorable start to an enjoyable career…
Dr DAVID WILLIAMS reminisces about his first contacts with the profession, his interview, complete with a glass of sherry, at Cambridge, and how things have changed since the early 1980s

VetsSouth 2017
Sandy Park Conference Centre, Exeter Wednesday and Thursday 8th and 9th February

The pathology and diagnosis of traumatically injured teeth
MATTHEW OXFORD looks at how the pathology associated with traumatic damage develops and how this significant cause of chronic inflammation and pain can be assessed using dental radiography

ACRAL LICK DERMATITIS
DAVID GRANT continues his series looking at dermatological conditions

THE IMPORTANCE OF NUTRITION IN TRAUMA CASES...
ONNE-MARJU RUSSAK reports on a five-year-old Pomeranian admitted after being attacked by another dog and stresses the need to prevent malnutrition in ill patients which are reluctant to eat

TEN TOP TIPS ON RETIREMENT
GRAHAM DUNCANSON was impressed by a recent article on top tips for people starting out in the profession and offers a selection of ideas for coping with retirement

TB in focus as OVs reach 'similar standard'
RICHARD GARD presents a second report from the Official Veterinarians Conference 2016

MAKING PROGRESS WITH MASTITIS
VP reports on the British Mastitis Conference 2016 held in Worcester last month

DEALING WITH PROBLEMS IN THE PERIPARTURIENT MARE
MARION McCULLAGH concludes her reports on the 2016 BEVA congress with a review of papers on dealing with colic, retained foetal membranes and uterine tears in the periparturient mare

THE BEST LAID HOLIDAY PLANS...
ADAM BERNSTEIN presents some expert advice on the often tricky subject of holiday leave entitlements for employees and how to handle requests for time off

Looking to buy a veterinary practice?
HELEN SKINNER of FTA Finance presents a guide to first-time purchase – from securing the best financial support through to building rapport with the seller and ultimately buying in

Getting pension and savings options straight
DYLAN JENKINS provides an update on pension death benefit options and looks at the new Lifetime ISAs, due to come into effect in April 2017

... and much, much more ...


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