The House of Lords discusses a lack of qualified veterinary professionals coming into the industry

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The lack of qualified veterinary professionals coming into the industry was discussed in the House of Lords recently, when The Rt Hon Lord Wigley asked the Government what discussions they have had with representatives of the veterinary profession about the availability of qualified veterinary personnel following the UK’s departure from the EU.  The Baroness Hodgson…

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Animal Health Professions’ Register Accredited Training Proves Popular Post Pandemic

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Training providers delivering Animal Health Professions Register (AHPR) accredited courses in animal musculoskeletal therapies are reporting a strong level of interest from new students as well as students returning to studies post covid. A generation of young people have had their training and education disrupted over the past two years, potentially changing career paths and…

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RPL/RPEL route permanently reopens

Following the RCVS updated guidance for Veterinary Surgeons in delegating work to musculoskeletal therapists at the end of last year (https://www.rcvs.org.uk/news-and-views/news/rcvs-releases-new-guidance-on-delegating-veterinary-work-to/?utm_source=Informz&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RCVS ) where the RCVS advised Veterinary Surgeons “should ensure, before delegation (for treatment), that they are confident that the musculoskeletal therapist is appropriately qualified and competent; indicators can include membership of a voluntary register…

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AHPR AGM; Online Thursday 9th July 2020

AGM starts at 1 p.m. followed by sessions for ideas on how to improve your business. “Working with your clients through co-produced service”; Dr. Alison Pyatt Alison is a Principal Lecturer in Veterinary Services Strategy at Hartpury University and is a visiting academic at Harper Adams University, UK. Her research interests are founded in customer-centric service…

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Summer 2020 Newsletter

RCVS Legislation Working Party Report 4th June 2020 On June 4th 2020 the RCVS Council met and reviewed the report of the Legislation Working Party which includes among other things the potential regulation of veterinary paraprofessionals. The Council accepted the recommendations reached by the LWP and have agreed to go to consultation with the professions…

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