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Scottish vets visit Mallorca

Scottish vets visit Mallorca

  • 13/11/2018 16:20:00
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Shona Macintosh and Ruby Shorrock from Pets’nVets Family practice in Scotland were the 2018 recipients of the FECAVA Laboklin Travel Scholarship and travelled to Mallorca to spend a week at the Arago Hospital.
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EERVC Report Croatia - Zagreb 2018

EERVC Report Croatia - Zagreb 2018

  • 02/11/2018 08:59:00
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More than 1300 attendees joined the conference from 41 countries and enjoyed a scientific program of three full days with three parallel subject streams covering all of the key medical and surgical areas of veterinary practice including a management stream.
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 Volunteer Voice: Paul Cooper

Volunteer Voice: Paul Cooper

  • 23/10/2018 10:02:00
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South East regional committee member Paul Cooper, explains how volunteering is a great way to meet like-minded people and to talk one-to-one with internationally renowned specialists.
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Volunteer Voice: Jane Newton

Volunteer Voice: Jane Newton

  • 19/09/2018 14:11:00
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Longstanding member and volunteer Jane Newton talks CPD, volunteering roles and asks, where have all the East Anglia vets gone!?
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Practice says proactive PR is not like pulling teeth

Practice says proactive PR is not like pulling teeth

  • 24/02/2017 10:48:00
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PR professional Andy Rea worked with BSAVA to help one practice hit the headlines. Does your vet practice have great stories to tell? Could your business boost its bottom line by generating positive news coverage? Could your team benefit from working together on PR and social media?
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Knowing where we’ve been helps us know where we are going

Knowing where we’ve been helps us know where we are going

  • 03/02/2017 09:52:00
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As part of BSAVA’s 60th anniversary celebrations, Dr Sally Everitt, BSAVA’s Head of Scientific Policy, has created a stream at Congress that will take help us time travel through the history of key clinical practices to see how understanding our past can help us plan for our future.
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About to be a vet

About to be a vet

  • 12/01/2017 08:48:00
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Emily Cook, 4th year vet student, tells us what it feels like to prepare to enter the profession.  Getting here I am mid-way through my 4th year at Bristol vet school, with the end in sight and thoughts of what to do when I qualify beginning to take shape, permeated by worries about the challenges still ahead of me in the next year and a bit. Rotations. Real clients. Finals. Terrifying.  It feels strange now that just a few years ago I was happily working at the BSAVA in the Publications Department, copy editing and proof reading manuals, when the niggling idea that maybe I could be a vet crept into my brain. After checking on UCAS I learned that actually this might be possible. I have a Biology degree that meant I could apply as a graduate. 
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Finding new ways to support our members

Finding new ways to support our members

  • 13/12/2016 14:26:00
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A few years ago, when I was Chair of BSAVA's Membership Development Committee (MDC), the membership category we were focusing on was new and recent graduates. We had noticed a dip in membership just after vets graduated.  Some of this was inevitable (student membership of BSAVA is free so uptake is high and not all graduates go into small animal practice) but the drop was a little greater than usual and implied that this group did not feel they were getting enough from their membership.  
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