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Waste not

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. 

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Down South

In this month's 'Out there vetting' series, Bette Flagler talks to Louise Ingram and Sandy MacGillivray at Otautau Vets.

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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.

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Taking no shortcuts

Bette Flagler talks to Sandy Cooper of Elles Road Veterinary Centre, Invercargill.

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Great expectations

Newly appointed NZVA Veterinary Manager (Companion Animals) Lorelle Barrett argues that the profession will need to adapt to changing expectations.

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Clarity of purpose

Emma Williams profiles incoming NZVA CEO Kevin Bryant, who has a passion for serving members of organisations that make a difference.

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Care trumps knowledge

For October's issue of VetScript Bette Flagler visits Geoff Woodhouse, Director and co-owner of Arrowtown’s Remarkable Vets.

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Question authority

When the authorising of restricted veterinary medicines (RVMs) was decoupled from dispensing a few years ago, more than one veterinarian took a financial hit.

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Handling equine in Alex

This month, Bette Flagler visits Rebecca (Becci) Bishop of Central Lakes Equine.

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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.

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