While the Government prepares to target six of the most problematic waste streams in New Zealand, some veterinary clinics are already focusing on reducing their rubbish.
In this month's 'Out there vetting' series, Bette Flagler talks to Louise Ingram and Sandy MacGillivray at Otautau Vets.
A privileged career
Approaching the end of a long and varied career, the retiring Ōtaki veterinarian Helen Beban reflects on changes in the profession she loves.
Taking no shortcuts
Bette Flagler talks to Sandy Cooper of Elles Road Veterinary Centre, Invercargill.
Newly appointed NZVA Veterinary Manager (Companion Animals) Lorelle Barrett argues that the profession will need to adapt to changing expectations.
Clarity of purpose
Emma Williams profiles incoming NZVA CEO Kevin Bryant, who has a passion for serving members of organisations that make a difference.
Care trumps knowledge
For October's issue of VetScript Bette Flagler visits Geoff Woodhouse, Director and co-owner of Arrowtown’s Remarkable Vets.
When the authorising of restricted veterinary medicines (RVMs) was decoupled from dispensing a few years ago, more than one veterinarian took a financial hit.
Handling equine in Alex
This month, Bette Flagler visits Rebecca (Becci) Bishop of Central Lakes Equine.
Update on changes to radiation safety for veterinarians
Organisations that manage and control radiation sources must be in possession of a source licence according to the new Radiation Safety Act 2016 that came into force on 07 March 2017.