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Posted: 17 May 2019 at 1:48 pm
VetSkill Advanced Veterinary Nursing Qualifications: Consultation Report
Following our successful presentation at Head Nurse Congress this weekend, we are delighted to release a copy of the Consultation Report on the Level 5 Advanced Veterinary Nursing qualifications published on 7th May 2019. View the report here. Thank you to everyone who took part in the consultation exercise and provided feedback on the qualifications.
Posted: 13 May 2019 at 9:40 am
A Vision for Advanced Veterinary Nursing
Building on the recent launch of the Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Companion Animal), VetSkill has moved forward with the development of a series of new advanced Level 5 qualifications for those Registered Veterinary Nurses who are looking to develop more advanced technical skills. A consultation on the three Level 5 qualifications in Advanced […]
Posted: 10 May 2019 at 2:00 pm
We’ve got a new website!
With more and more qualifications becoming available for delivery, we wanted to demonstrate our high level of excitement with the launch of a shiny new website! You will notice that we have kept our easily recognisable blue and white branding but it is now quicker to find out the information you need. We have added […]
Posted: 10 May 2019 at 12:57 pm
New Level 3 Veterinary Nursing (Companion Animal) Diploma Launched by VetSkill at Clinical Coach Congress
VetSkill is pleased to have announced the launch of its new Level 3 Veterinary Nursing (Companion Animal) Diploma at The College of Animal Welfare’s Clinical Coach Congress on Monday 18 March 2019. During the presentation, Kathy Kissick from The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) introduced the innovative 2-year qualification which is intended to support […]
Posted: 10 May 2019 at 12:29 pm
Study indicates most owners do not take out pet insurance
Research by one of the country’s leading price comparison websites suggests more than half of UK pet owners have not taken out an insurance policy for their animal, despite 4 out of 10 admitting they couldn’t afford to pay vet bills from their savings. The Populus survey of 1,000 UK pet owners was conducted in […]
Posted: 17 January 2019 at 9:18 am
Equimax Oral Gel for Horses Yardpacks – Product defect recall alert
The following batches of Equimax Oral Gel for Horses Yardpacks Vm 05653/4176 are being recalled. Packs of 48 syringes each containing 7.49 g of product are being recalled with immediate effect, as they do not contain English language package leaflets and the immediate packaging (sticker on dosing syringe) is not in English. Batch Expiry Date […]
Posted: 17 January 2019 at 9:04 am
VMD update on Carprieve small animal injection recall
Norbrook is recalling batch 8254-90G (expiry date 21 June 2020) from the marketplace as a precautionary measure, as sterility cannot be assured Norbrook has confirmed none of the batch 8254-90G (expiry date 21 June 2020) recalled by the VMD ever reached the UK market.
Posted: 3 January 2019 at 4:02 pm
VMD update on isoflurane shortage
A statement released by the VMD has said, due to ongoing UK supply problems with isoflurane-containing products, it has recently assessed the following products for import under the Special Imports Scheme: IsoFlo Vet 100% (Zoetis) from Germany IsoFlo vapour liquid inhalant (Ecuphar) from Spain Isoflurin 1,000mg/g inhalation vapor, liquid (VetPharma Animal Health) from Spain Aerrane […]
Posted: 3 January 2019 at 3:59 pm
Vet group donate £60,000
The Linnaeus Group has donated £60,000 to the charity Dogs for Good, which provides accredited assistance dogs to people with physical disabilities and children with autism. The gift comes hard on the heels of a similar £60,000 donation in November made to Vetlife, which provides emotional, financial and mental health support to the veterinary community. Banbury, […]
Posted: 3 January 2019 at 3:55 pm