Getting it Right on Mistakes

This article is part of our Balance series, in conjunction with VetRecord, aimed at improving the efficiency and wellbeing of vets. VDS Veterinary Risk Manager, Catherine Oxtoby, shares advice on what to do when things go wrong.

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When the inaugural AVS-VDS EMS Grant took me to Cornwall!

AVS EMS Grant Winner, Jonny Alston, takes us through a day in practice in Cornwall.

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Giving Effective Feedback

Providing feedback is an essential skill for all partners, practice managers and head nurses, in fact for all team members. we share our tips for ensuring the feedback you give is effective.

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Making some time for self-care

This article is part of our Balance series, in conjunction with VetRecord, aimed at improving the efficiency and wellbeing of vets. If a veterinary professional were presented with an animal which had not eaten, drunk, moved or slept, the understandable reaction would be concern. Yet all too often those same professionals do not take care to ensure they are doing each of those things. Here, Kirsty Sturman looks at the critical importance of self-care.

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Avoiding the Self-care Bear Traps

This article is part of our Balance series, in conjunction with VetRecord, aimed at improving the efficiency and wellbeing of vets. Good self-care intentions can often crumble when it’s Monday morning again and you find yourself in the hustle and bustle of practice. So…

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Continuing the Happiness Safari

This article is part of our Balance series, in conjunction with VetRecord, aimed at improving the efficiency and wellbeing of vets. A trip to Kenya offered Ebony Escalona a whole host of lessons on living in the moment, escaping from the hustle and recognising happiness. And, as she explains, she’s determined to keep applying them as she returns to her regular routine.

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