• 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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  • SPVS/VPMA Congress 2016 - Date For Your Diary

    SPVS and VPMA will return to Celtic Manor Resort on 29th and 30th January next year for SPVS/VPMA Congress 2016.

    The 2015 event was attended by over 450 delegates, including practice managers, vets and nurses, supported by 62 sponsors and exhibitors.  The SPVS/VPMA Congress is now the largest veterinary management congress in the UK and the very positive feedback from all who attended this year make it likely to sell out early for 2016.

    For further details and to be kept up to date, visit www.spvs-vpma-events.co.uk , join us on Facebook, or follow us on twitter @SPVSVPMA_Events 

  • 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.


Welcome to the website of the Veterinary Practice Management Association

Learn | Share | Grow

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