google-site-verification: google28f501b00d980d5f.html Northampton vets accredited with hospital status - Vetpol Community

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Northampton vets accredited with hospital status

Collapse
X
Collapse

  • Northampton vets accredited with hospital status

    Click image for larger version

Name:	The Vets4Pets Northampton team with their RCVS certificate.jpeg
Views:	2
Size:	75.9 KB
ID:	47615

    A Northampton veterinary practice has become another within its group to achieve hospital status.

    After years of hard work and dedication, Vets4Pets Northampton recently gained hospital accreditation from the RCVS.

    The practice first opened in December 2009 with four team members. Now, it boasts 33 colleagues and has a rapidly growing client base of local pet owners.

    Four years ago, the practice launched its 24-hour on-site service, and now with hospital status, offers the latest technology and equipment and the ability to carry out more advanced surgical procedures, including orthopaedics and endoscopy.

    Jenny Millington, joint venture partner (JVP) and veterinary surgeon at Vets4Pets Northampton, said: “We’re obviously thrilled and incredibly proud to be recognised with the highest level of endorsement from the industry body, RCVS.

    “Ever since we became a 24-hour practice in 2014, we have been working hard to achieve our next dream of becoming a hospital, and we’re delighted it’s been attained.

    “The hospital status means we can offer an even wider range of services to people and their pets throughout Northampton and accept more referrals from other local practices.

    “To achieve the status, we invested a lot time and money into training the team in new services such as dental X-ray and endoscopy, as well as purchasing state-of-the-art equipment, including incubators and oxygen therapy, in order to provide the highest level of care possible for our clients.
    “And, being open 24-hours means pets who need to stay overnight are never left alone or unattended, which helps us to give them the best all-round care and attention.

    “I love that our patients can be seen by a member of our team whatever day of the week, whatever time of day, and clients can relax knowing they can rely on us for this.

    “Our team has worked incredibly hard to learn all the methods and techniques needed for our new hospital services, and I couldn’t be prouder of them.”

    The practice has also been accredited as Outstanding in five areas of the RCVS Practice Standards, and Jenny has attained an Advanced Practitioner award in small animal practice. To achieve this status, she completed her Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice and had to undertake modules in Consultation Skills, Clinical Audit and Clinical Governance, as well as complete more than 250 hours of CPD.

    She is also one of only eight vets in the country, and the only one in Northamptonshire, to have the GP version of the Advanced Practitioner status.

    “It’s been great to receive all the positive feedback from clients about our hospital status. We’ve had so many lovely messages saying they are proud of us and that it is well deserved,” added Jenny.

    “It’s wonderful that our team’s skills and expertise isn’t only recognised independently by our veterinary peers at the RCVS but by our loyal clients too.

    “In fact, our clients must be happy with our services because we constantly receive new clients through word-of-mouth recommendations.

    “This was a team effort and a practice achievement, rather than just a personal one for me. I’m lucky I have such a committed and dedicated team that wanted to work hard to achieve the status, and everyone inputted their own ideas on how to provide the best care possible.

    “There are always new techniques and medications in the veterinary world; everything is always changing. So now our next goal is to make sure we are at the forefront of all the new updates.

    “Being one of a small percentage of hospital-accredited first-opinion practices in the UK is such an honour, and we just want to continue growing the practice and team and maintain our high level of service for our local pets and their owners.”

    The practice will undergo an assessment every five years to maintain its hospital status.



    Attached Files
      Posting comments is disabled.

    Categories

    Collapse

    Article Tags

    Collapse

    Latest Articles

    Collapse

    • Night RVN required at Grove Lodge Vets - Worthing, West Sussex
      IVC
      Come and join us at Grove Lodge Vets!

      Are you looking for an exciting new adventure within a growing company? Then look no further.
      We know there’s more to life than work – that’s why when you join Independent Vetcare Ltd at Grove Lodge Vets you’ll get your pick of our amazing company perks. That includes discounted shopping, discounted gym membership and great price cinema tickets, plus loads more.

      You’ll also get:

      • ECC Cert funded by practice...
      Yesterday, 05:34 PM
    • RVN required at Budget Vets - Blackwood, Caerphilly
      IVC
      At Budget Vets, we are looking to add a vibrant nurse to our small and happy team in Blackwood. This is a thriving branch so we are looking for someone who is chatty and interactive with colleagues and clients alike and who isn’t afraid to muck in and use their initiative.

      We have excellent equipment and clinical level and are able to support an SVN coming in to the business if they are looking to complete their training.

      We place a lot of importance on work-life balance...
      Yesterday, 02:36 PM
    • Vet required at Midforest Vets - Hampshire, UK
      IVC
      We have an exciting opportunity for a SA Vet, to join our well established dual site practice.

      Ideally, you will be 1+ years qualified, a great team player with a compassionate, confident and caring nature. We encourage clinical freedom, case independence, and case-continuity with an interesting and varied caseload.

      We offer;
      • Relocation package
      • 4 day week (40 hours)
      • 1 x Saturday in 5 with TOIL
      • 5 days CPD with budget of £1200 pa.
      •...
      Yesterday, 09:57 AM
    • Mars Petcare Unveiled as New Diamond Partner for WSAVA
      Kristina Kisbee

      Mars Petcare has become a Diamond Partner of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA), building on a long-term relationship with the global veterinary association established by the Waltham Centre for Pet Nutrition, the company’s scientific HQ. Under the terms of the new partnership, individual divisions of Mars Petcare will support the work of four of the WSAVA’s key Clinical Committees as follows:

      · The Global Nutrition Committee (GNC), which helps the veterinary...
      Yesterday, 08:42 AM
    • BCVSp Provides Clinical Audit Workshop for Specialists
      Kristina Kisbee


      The British College of Veterinary Specialists is running a clinical audit workshop to help members and non-members develop tools and strategy for clinical audit in Veterinary Specialist Practice. The one-day event will be held on 28 March 2019, at Rossdales Equine Hospital, Newmarket, Suffolk.


      The BCVSp is a registered charity, established in 2014. Its primary aim is to advance the education of the public and the wellbeing of animals through the development, understanding
      ...
      Yesterday, 08:39 AM
    • Clinical Director required at Park View Vets - Lincoln
      IVC
      Are you wanting responsibility for making the key decisions on how a practice is run? Are you a motivated, enthusiastic vet with excellent clinical skills? Are you passionate about delivering excellent client and patient care?

      If so, an exciting opportunity awaits at Park View Veterinary Hospital in Lincoln. We require a new Clinical Director to join one other, and a large team of dedicated vets, nurses and receptionists. All the usual toys, purpose-built premises and not out of hours...
      21-01-2019, 04:30 PM
    Working...
    X