• Welcome to the website of the Veterinary Practice Management Association, VPMA
  • Welcome to the website of the Veterinary Practice Management Association, VPMA
  • Welcome to the website of the Veterinary Practice Management Association, VPMA
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  • Support for Practice Managers through VPMA Member Assistance Programme

    Veterinary practice managers are now able to access help for themselves and their families through a new Veterinary Practice Management Association (VPMA) member benefit. The new VPMA Member Assistance Programme was created to fill a needs gap for managers with somewhere to go for help on a range of issues from personal to professional. The programme, provided via Health Assured, provides a 24 hour confidential helpline for VPMA members, backed up by a Wellness portal where they can access range of support tools.

  • Stress Management for Productive Practice - 18th March 2015



    Stress Management for Productive Practice

    SPVS and VPMA in partnership with Zoetis and Royal Canin will run a one day course on Stress management on 18th March at Staverton Park, Daventry. Caroline Crowe will describe techniques and skills to combat the impact of stress at work and build resilience. This course will be of benefit to anyone who feels their working environment is more stressful than it should be or who wants to improve the working environment for those they work with.

  • VPMA/SPVS Congress 2015 a sell out!

    Over 470 delegates, of which most were either Practice Managers or Practice Owners attended the 3rd combined VPMA/SPVS Congress on 23 and 24 January at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, South Wales.  Many practices brought several members of their teams and in total over 200 different practices were represented.

  • VPMA and BVNA join forces to call for Petplan Veterinary Award Nominations

    The Veterinary Practice Management Association (VPMA) has once again joined the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) in calling for nominations for managers and nurses to the Petplan Veterinary Awards which take place in April 2015. Following their appeal last year there was a rise in nominations for both nurses and managers and the association presidents were keen to build on that momentum. In a reciprocal arrangement, BVNA is calling upon its members to nominate their practice managers, and VPMA is calling for nurse nominations.


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VPMA Lunchtime Management Updates

VPMA Members are invited to join us for our series of short webinar updates on topical issues. The next webinar takes place on the 10th March at 1pm on the topic of Stress & Mental Health: Manager Responsibilities and Recommendations. Members will be sent joining details automatically in advance of each talk and can also find recordings of previous webinars in the member’s section of the website, along with any relevant information. For further information, please contact the secretariat. 


At the VPMA, our Mission is simple: 
to help you grow your management skills
through support, sharing and learning. 

The VPMA offers membership to all those
with an interest in practice management,
whatever their role in practice.


“We’re a welcoming, active association with a wealth of knowledge and insights to share. As President, I want to encourage everyone with an interest in practice management to join us and help drive their career and their businesses forward towards further success.”

Helen Sanderson, VPMA President