We recently launched a competition to win a trip to Las Vegas at the London Vet Show. Everyone who visited the stand has been automatically entered. This competition though is now being launched to the wider veterinary industry. To enter, all you need to do is create a profile on […]
At the recent London Vet Show, we ran a competition to win one of 10 bottles of gin and today we would like to announce the lucky winners! If your name is on the list, a bottle of Tarquins Cornish Gin will be winging its way to you shortly. Thanks […]
As we chatted to people at London Vet Show, we realised that people have very differing views on what flexible working means, and how to incorporate it into veterinary practice. The reality is that for a large proportion of the veterinary industry, flexible working is an appealing concept, and one […]
Here is a short video with some musings on the term ‘Work Life Balance‘ – is it really a balance between work and life that needs to be sought?
Listen to Phil Elkins discuss why it is not as simple as just paying staff more, and why benefits in kind can be exactly that – a benefit to the employee … with a little thought!
We recently came across an absolute gem. You would have to be closely related to an ostrich not to have noticed some issues within the profession with mental health and burnout. Vet, and RCVS Council Member, Dr Tshidi Gardner has set about looking to change the fortunes of people within […]
This week has provided some interesting news in the veterinary sector. Whilst we are used to seeing messages from many vet schools trying to entice candidates, one University has gone the other way. Examples of this include Budapest University, who are committed to attracting talented vet students from across the […]
In the second in the series of videos from the interview between Vet Pursuits and Colin Whiting, we discuss the VetWings family of Facebook groups, and his election to the RCVS council. VetWings was set up as a virtual EMS forum for clinicians to share case presentation with students. This […]
The group behind VetWings, the student virtual veterinary EMS facebook group, has created a new facebook group to help facilitate students reverting to in-practice EMS. As the number of practices offering EMS at the moment is still quite low, and with the reduction of practice accommodation, many students are reporting […]
Sometimes within the veterinary profession, we can feel like we have our own issues that other businesses and professions do not suffer from. And this can seem more acute when recruitment is discussed. It has been the case for a few years now that there are more vacancies than there […]