Category: FIVP article

  • FIVP to attend BSAVA Congress 2024

    FIVP to attend BSAVA Congress 2024
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    We are pleased to announce that FIVP will be attending this year’s BSAVA Congress in Manchester. We will be representing and promoting the interests and values of independent practice at stand (D405) from 21- 23 March 2024. Read more

  • FIVP attending RVC Careers Fair

    FIVP attending RVC Careers Fair
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    FIVP’s next university careers fair is the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) Careers Fair, on Wednesday, 7 February 2024. FIVP will be meeting hundreds of RVC’s next veterinary graduates at their university’s careers fair, where we will promote the unique benefits of working for an independent practice. Read more

  • FIVP attending University of Cambridge Careers Fair

    FIVP attending University of Cambridge Careers Fair
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    FIVP will be attending the University of Cambridge’s Vet School Careers Fair on Saturday 20th January 2024. This will be an opportunity for veterinary students to learn about the benefits of working for an independent practice, and to discover the great careers and EMS placements that FIVP’s members have to offer. Read more

  • RUMA CA&E progress report reveals decline in antibiotic use

    RUMA CA&E progress report reveals decline in antibiotic use
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    RUMA CA&E has released its 2021-2022 progress report, highlighting its work addressing anti-microbial resistance. The report reveals a decrease in antibiotic use in both dogs and cats between 2021 and 2022, following an initial increase after the pandemic in 2021. Read more

  • BSAVA Diagnostic Imaging Course: exclusive FIVP Discount

    BSAVA Diagnostic Imaging Course: exclusive FIVP Discount
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    BSAVA have offered FIVP members an exclusive offer of a £300 credit towards the purchase of BSAVA products when registering for the forthcoming Postgraduate Certificate in Small Animal Diagnostic Imaging, which starts in January 2024. Read more

  • FIVP attending University of Surrey Careers Fair

    FIVP attending University of Surrey Careers Fair
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    FIVP will be attending the University of Surrey’s Vet School Careers Fair on Wednesday 6th December 2023. This will be an opportunity for veterinary students to learn about the benefits of working for an independent practice, and to discover the great careers and EMS placements that FIVP’s members have to offer. Students can also pick… Read more

  • Take part in Antibiotic Amnesty 2023

    Take part in Antibiotic Amnesty 2023
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    This November, the FIVP would like to encourage its members to take part in Antibiotic Amnesty 2023. Led by the Responsible Use of Medicines Alliance – Companion Animal & Equine (RUMA CA&E), the Antibiotic Amnesty is a One Health initiative across UK veterinary practices, asking clients to return any antibiotics which are unused or out-of-date… Read more

  • FIVP speaks to The Times about CMA review

    FIVP speaks to The Times about CMA review
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    The Times has contacted the FIVP to discuss how the ongoing Competitions and Marketing Authority (CMA) review is affecting independent practices. The CMA review, which was launched 7 September, aimed to investigate the pricing and provision of veterinary services and medicines by practices. The review was launched partly in response to the increase in independent… Read more

  • FIVP to attend London Vet Show – 16-17 November

    FIVP to attend London Vet Show – 16-17 November
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    We are pleased to announce that we will be attending London Vet Show in November. We will be representing and promoting the interests and values of independent practices at stand (B26) from 16-17 November 2023. Rita Dingwall, FIVP business development manager, will meet with new and existing members of the federation to discuss the major… Read more

  • FIVP meets veterinary students at University of Edinburgh Careers Fair

    FIVP meets veterinary students at University of Edinburgh Careers Fair
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    FIVP representatives Hayley and Gemma had a fantastic day at the University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) Vet Careers Fair on 18 October. It was a chance for the veterinary school’s undergraduates to learn about the importance of independent practices, and what makes working for an independent practice so special. We also highlighted the excellent employment… Read more