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  • Medivet

    SPONSORED: Creating a platform for veterinary nurse voices

    • 3 Feb 2021
    • Medivet

    Medivet shows its ongoing commitment to supporting and valuing its nurses with the launch of its Valuing Veterinary Nurses Committee.

  • John Williams, Vets Now.

    My year as a front-line vet

    • 2 Mar 2021
    • John Williams

    RCVS specialist in small animal surgery (soft tissue) John Williams MA, VetMB, DipECVS, CertVR, LLB, FRCVS, shares his experiences of swapping referral work with emergency cases amid a global pandemic.

  • Image: primipil / Adobe Stock

    Mentoring and constant personal growth – making the most of you

    • 23 Feb 2021
    • Steve Bailey

    Following the introduction of the RCVS Veterinary Graduate Development Programme, Steve Bailey discusses the importance of appreciating mentoring as a skill and discipline, and shares some guiding principles to make it effective.

  • SPONSORED: Why our team’s health and well-being is always a priority at Medivet

    • 18 Jan 2021
    • Cat Hambleton-Gray

    In this article, sponsored by Medivet, Cat Hambleton-Gray, head of operational HR, looks at the efforts the company goes to to ensure the health and well-being of its staff members.

  • Image: © Talaj / Adobe Stock

    Defensive medicine – a symptom of fear

    • 10 Nov 2020
    • Sarah Keir

    In the first of a two-part article, Sarah Keir BVMS, PGCert, SAM, MRCVS, uncovers some of the causes of the underlying unease that can lead to overcautious actions being taken in the veterinary profession.

  • Coping with redundancy in veterinary profession

    • 3 Nov 2020
    • Sarah Keir

    Vet Sarah Keir shares her experience of being made redundant and what she learned about her personal process in the hope it can help those going through similar circumstances.

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    Why are vets turning to locuming?

    • 22 Oct 2020
    • Sarah Keir

    Sarah Keir, BVMS, PGCert, SAM, MRCVS, discusses the seismic shift in veterinary employment that has seen more vets turning to locum work.

  • First aid for the mind

    • 21 Jan 2020

    Freelance writer Simon Toye discusses the impact mental health has on UK businesses – including veterinary – and encourages employees to help colleagues by being open, honest and willing to talk.

  • Margot Hunter

    Conquering cancer and reclaiming my veterinary career

    • 9 Sep 2019
    • Margot Hunter

    Dunedin Veterinary Centres clinical director Margot Hunter overcame the biggest battle of her life after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Now, she would like to provide hope and inspiration to others...

  • Public Health

    Going into public health as a veterinarian

    • 22 Aug 2019
    • Vet Times Jobs

    “Public health” is not something one typically connects with veterinary work. So, if you’re not sure what the job of a public health veterinarian entails, this is the article for you.

  • Kay Ritchie

    From veterinary nurse to expert recruitment consultant

    • 31 Jul 2019
    • Noble Futures

    RVN Kay Ritchie shares her reasons for wanting to be a vet nurse, explains why she changed to a new career path and offers advice for others wanting to explore new opportunities.

  • Veterinary nurse cleaning dog's wound

    What soft skills do employers look for in a veterinary nurse?

    • 2 Jul 2019
    • Vet Times Jobs

    Veterinary nurses need a specific set of soft skills – but what soft skills are the employer looking for? Find out in Vet Times Jobs’ career advice.

  • Business woman

    Vet career check: moving from practice to a commercial role

    • 20 Jun 2019
    • Noble Futures

    Swapping your consult comfort zone for the corporate sphere can be a daunting prospect for some vets. To help soften the blow, Tony Noble of Noble Futures recruitment consultancy shares his tips for a smooth, successful transition.

  • Working part-time in veterinary practice after children

    • 30 May 2019
    • Cat Henstridge BVSc MRCVS

    It can be a challenge to juggle a job like ours with family commitments, and for some it can be difficult to find suitable positions at all.

  • Street at night

    Emergency and Critical Care: should you make the move to out-of-hours?

    • 30 May 2019
    • Vets Now

    Ever wondered if a move to out-of-hours veterinary work would be right for you? If so, we have the inside scoop on what it’s like to work the night shift.

  • Veterinary nurses

    What personal attributes do you need to be a veterinary nurse?

    • 8 May 2019
    • vet times jobs

    A career in veterinary nursing can be incredibly rewarding, but a love of animals and the right qualification is not all you need – you’ll also need the right personal attributes.

  • Have you considered a career in veterinary pharmacy?

    • 3 Apr 2019
    • vet times jobs

    Whether you're studying pharmacy already or you’ve finished a degree in animal science and aren't sure how to apply it, a rewarding career in veterinary pharmacy could be yours.

  • Snake

    To specialise or not to specialise?

    • 7 Mar 2019
    • Vet Times Jobs

    Have you thought about continuing your veterinary studies in order to specialise in a particular field? If so, here are a few questions you should ask yourself.

  • Career plan

    How to plan your career as a veterinary surgeon

    • 2 Mar 2019
    • Vet Times Jobs

    Tips and advice on how to plan your career and achieve your goals as a veterinary surgeon from Vet Times Jobs, the veterinary job board of Vet Times.

  • Man in disposable PPE suit

    Vets aren't limited to life in practice

    • 29 Jan 2019

    Many people think a veterinary career is limited to working in general practice. In reality, veterinary training is the key to a career that can be incredibly varied.