GDPR – Is Your Practice Ready?

GDPR – Is Your Practice Ready?On the 25th May 2018, The Data Protection Act (DPA) will be replaced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). A reform to current EU Data Protection Law, GDPR is designed to reflect the increased challenges faced in light of new technologies. Although the UK is due to leave the EU, on 25th May 2018 the UK will still be part of the EU and therefore subject to adhering to the new legislation. [Read more…]

Continuous Professional Development – A Lifelong Commitment To Learning

Continuous Professional Development – A Lifelong Commitment To LearningContinuous Professional Development (CPD) is an on-going requirement for all vet surgeons and nurses registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). [Read more…]

Mental Health – Lifting The Taboo & Saving Lives

Mental Health – Lifting The Taboo & Saving LivesIt’s a well-known fact that suicide rates amongst veterinary professionals runs at nearly four times the rate found within the general population. As such, mental health is not a subject that can be ignored. Mental well-being as is key to a person’s ability to function, perform and to find fulfilment in their work. [Read more…]

Leadership – Every Ship Needs Its Captain

Leadership – Every Ship Needs Its Captain

It may seem an obvious statement, but Practices need strong, effective leadership to flourish, to retain staff and keep them engaged. A happy staff force will always produce work to a higher standard, be willing to take the hard times with the good and be willing to go the extra mile when needed. [Read more…]

Locuming – Why It Might Be a Smart Choice For You

Locuming – Why It Might Be a Smart Choice For YouThere’s no denying, as well as the enjoyable aspects of practicing medicine, being part of a Practice brings with it a range of pressures. Long hours, out of hours working and the continuous stream of patients can all take their toll, particularly when you have outside commitments. An option is taking up Locum work. Whether you’re a veterinary surgeon or veterinary nurse, there are plenty of job opportunities out there, and there are equally many reasons why taking up Locum opportunities may be a sensible choice for you! [Read more…]