It’s Not Just You. – by Katie Ford

Few professions take their staff on quite the emotional rollercoaster that the veterinary world seemingly does. From the joyful family bringing home their first puppy, to an older pet euthanasia, and back to a routine health check, often all within the same hour....

Update on our chosen charity for this year – Vetlife

We are still supporting Vetlife as our charity of choice for this year and have so far raised £1,983.80! We have taken part in sponsored 5k and 10k races and we hosted our first ever JHP Race Night, which was a great success! We will be raising more money by the end...

Work:Life Balance for Locums – by Katie Ford

Work:life balance used to be something that I very much put on hold. In my head, it was an entity reserved for when I was a fully functioning, accomplished vet. I was willing to sacrifice the first few years of my working life to make sure that I would be good enough...

The RCVS has made further changes to CPD policy

This summer the RCVS introduced new changes that meant from January 2020 the CPD requirement would move to annual CPD, meaning vets would be required to complete 35 hours a year and veterinary nurses would need to complete 15 hours per year. This replaces the current...

BVNA Congress

JHP Recruitment had a brilliant time at BVNA congress on Friday 11th October – Sunday 13th October 2019!A fantastic 3 days meeting new faces and catching up with familiar ones.We managed to pick up the “Best dressed” award for the 3rd year in a row at the BVNA...

Feeling undervalued in your job? – by Katie Ford

A common issue that I bear witness to, is staff feeling undervalued. This makes me so sad. Oftentimes, I am talking about this to an awesome nurse or vet, who it would be a genuine loss for a practice to lose. They’ve felt unappreciated for a while, and it starts to...

Vets are back on ‘Shortage Occupation List’

It’s been confirmed by the Home Office that it has accepted the Migration Advisory Committee’s proposals that veterinary surgeons are added to the Shortage Occupation List. The Migration Advisory Committee published a report on the 29th May 2019, which recommended...