Pain management workshop feedback

Our interactive Pain management workshop was held late September at the Holiday Inn in Winchester. Matt Gurney our Clinical Director and RCVS and EBVS® European Specialist in Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia led the delegates through an engaging evening looking at first line options for osteoarthritis in patients. The evening was sponsored by Elanco who also…

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Gastrointestinal surgery face-to-face CPD event feedback

Andy Phillips RCVS specialist in small animal surgery filled the Anderson Moores reception area on a September evening with his informative discussion and overview of gastrointestinal surgery covering a number of relevant and interesting cases. The delegates found him to be highly knowledgeable on the subject as he shared relevant tips for primary care practice.…

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New sustainability award

We are very proud to share that we recently received our award and accreditation from Investors in the Environment (IIE) after further focusing on sustainability within our hospital. Investors in the Environment (IIE) is a national accreditation scheme designed to help organisations reduce their impact on the environment. This initiative was led by our Sustainability…

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Spinal disc disease CPD evening

The title of the evening was Conservative management of IVDD/spinal disease – what does this actually mean and where does physiotherapy fit in? Bruno Lopes DVM GPCert(Neuro) MRCVS, Resident in Neurology and Neurosurgery took the delegates through an interactive session reviewing case notes and the details in neurological examinations. Then through the diagnoses of patients,…

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Multi-disciplinary interactive CPD evening event feedback

Our first face-to-face event of 2022, held in April this year had an interactive case-based approach covering a whole host of different cases of collapse and demonstrating the power of a multidisciplinary referral hospital in dealing with cases with a complex or uncertain initial diagnosis. The evening was entitled Why is my patient collapsing and…

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Our first face-to-face nurse CPD event of the year

On a bright evening in May this year a group of nurses from primary care practices across the county gave up their evenings after a long day at work to listen to two of our amazing veterinary nurses. Rachel Pickles RVN Dipl. Advanced Vet Nursing (Medicine) our Learning and Development Team Leader who has been…

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Isle of Wight CPD event success

In April this year vets from around the Isle of Wight travelled to the lovely New Holmwood Hotel in Cowes to enjoy an evening with our very own Kerry Peak BSc(Hons) BVSc(Hons) CertAVP(SAM) DACVIM(SAIM) DipECVIM-CA MRCVS, a Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine. Her talk covered the common medical queries that we get within our…

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COVID-19 Update: February 2022

Coronavirus is still with us, but it’s time to get back to ‘business as usual’ as much as we can, continuing to offer our exceptional care whilst doing all we can to protect you and our teams. Before you arrive: • Please ensure that all registration forms and any insurance paperwork are completed and sent…

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Antibiotic Awareness – Help us to keep antibiotics working…

What is antibiotic resistance? Antibiotic resistance occurs when bacteria develop mechanisms to reduce the effects of the antibiotic. These mechanisms evolve through mutation and adaptation. Mutations can be good or bad for bacteria. In some cases, the mutation kills the bacteria and it may provide the bacteria with a survival advantage. The survival advantage may…

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Veterinary Receptionist Appreciation Day

Friday 1st October is Veterinary Receptionist Appreciation Day and we are celebrating the fantastic work of our front of house team and those behind the scenes. Here at AMVS we have a team of 18 receptionists, every day undertaking different and varied administrative tasks and providing essential support to ensure the smooth running of the…

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