Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

New website to support the veterinary profession launched

Collapse
X
Collapse

  • New website to support the veterinary profession launched


    Vetsnet is a website designed to meet the increasing need for engagement and support within the veterinary profession as a whole. The profession is changing rapidly, and vets in practice often struggle to keep up with the pace of change. There is also increasing focus on mental health issues within the profession, with a rapid growth in the help and support available.

    www.vetsnet.net summarises news and views relating to issues facing the profession, and encourages members to feedback. Historically, the profession is reactive to change, and the site aims to encourage pro-active engagement with the challenges we face. ‘Vetsupport’ summarises and signposts psychological, financial and employment help and support. There are dedicated pages for employers, employees, students and new graduates.

    ‘Vetmums’ enables social interaction for any members taking a break from practice (maternity/paternity leave, sabbaticals, PhDs etc). Monthly ‘Keep in touch’ newsletters are being developed to provide concise summaries of new drugs/diseases/treatments to smooth transition back into practice

    ‘Vetsports’ is a page created alongside a sports-app based Vetsnet club to enable social sports interaction, blogs and sponsorship.

    Created by Liz Barton, a vet in practice, www.vetsnet.net is designed to fulfil the non-clinical needs personally experienced personally and amongst colleagues. The site is administrated through the non-profit company, Vetsnet CIC. Sponsorship and advertising on the site is being sought to enable the site to establish, grow and provide additional services. Please contact liz.barton@vetsnet.net



      Posting comments is disabled.

    Article Tags

    Collapse

    Latest Articles

    Collapse

    • Part-time colleague for beautiful new sa clinic in oxford
      Julie Hutton
      BEAUTIFUL NEW PRACTICE IN OXFORD

      seeks part-time permanent vet surgeon

      with experience, compassion and excellent communication skills.

      We are a small, friendly team in a big, shiny building

      and can offer flexible hours, CPD and delicious home baking!

      Find us at www.hilltopvets.co.uk or on Facebook.

      Call Julie on 01865 736060 for a chat or email julie@hilltopvets.co.uk


      ...
      Yesterday, 04:41 PM
    • Horse vets vote against corporatisation
      Jo Kitson

      It seems that horse vets are not keen for their industry to be corporatised given the results of a hotly contested Moral Maze style debate at BEVA Congress last week. Just 28% of voters agreed with the motion Corporatisation is inevitable and will benefit vets and their clients, with 72% disagreeing.

      The corporatisation of veterinary practices is a growing trend; the UK’s biggest veterinary group CVS has acquired 32 equine practices over the past two years alone, the latest including
      ...
      21-09-2017, 11:53 AM
    • Vet from Vale Vets in Portishead wins trip of a lifetime to Thailand courtesy of Semintra
      Jo Kitson


      Vicky Morton, a veterinary surgeon from Vale Vets Hospital in Portishead, has won a trip of a lifetime for two people to Phuket in Thailand for the International Society of Feline Medicine (ISFM) autumn feline conference, courtesy of Semintra.

      Vicky was automatically entered into the prize draw after viewing three short webinars on feline chronic kidney disease (CKD) on the Boehringer Academy website – www.boehringer-academy.co.uk. The online seminars, which are available
      ...
      21-09-2017, 11:46 AM
    • Lights, camera, action! The sheep steal the show in XLVets snap
      Jo Kitson

      Winning Photo captioned "Leader-sheep"

      Themes of leadership, collaboration, teamwork, people and innovation inspired staff from XLVets member practices to get out and about for the group’s photo competition, with some amusing results.

      Bristol may be the ‘seat’ of graffiti artist Banksy, but some competition is emerging in the hip city. Practice members of XLVets took to the hilly streets recently at the group’s AGM to show off their artistic talents for
      ...
      21-09-2017, 11:37 AM
    • Hallmarq Veterinary Imaging says trend is towards dual capability in advanced imaging
      Jo Kitson


      Following its exclusive agreement to install and distribute Toshiba CT scanners, veterinary imaging company Hallmarq says it has noticed a step change in how practices are improving their capability in advanced imaging. Increasingly, practices are purchasing both MRI and CT scanners together, with many looking for a one-stop shop for equipment acquisition and support.

      Cost is also not the barrier that it once was but flexible options are key. Some clinics are now opting
      ...
      21-09-2017, 11:30 AM
    • Ceva sponsors APBC canine behaviour essentials for veterinary practices CPD meeting
      Jo Kitson

      Claire Hargrave

      Ceva Animal Health, manufacturer of ADAPTIL, is sponsoring the APBC (Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors) one-day CPD meeting on ‘Behaviour essentials for veterinary practices: effective strategies to support your canine clients throughout their lifetimes, from pups to pensioners’.

      Taking place on Wednesday 25 October at the Holiday Inn in Coventry, the informative meeting will focus on dogs and will cover the most important aspects of behaviour
      ...
      19-09-2017, 11:12 AM
    Working...
    X