• Regional Meeting Success - Bridgend, VPMA
  • Regional Meeting Success - Bridgend, VPMA
  • Regional Meeting Success - Bridgend, VPMA
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  • CVPM Examination Preparation Workshop

    Are you interested in undertaking the CVPM (Certificate in Veterinary Practice Management)?

    The Certification and Training Committee is holding a FREE information and examination preparation workshop on Wednesday 11th October 2017 in Narberth, Pembrokeshire.

    The CVPM is awarded by the VPMA to individuals who have demonstrated their ability to effectively manage a veterinary practice, hospital or unit.  The CVPM is aimed at both experienced managers who are new to the veterinary industry and members of the veterinary team who are currently working in a management role.  The qualification also provides a benchmark for veterinary employers seeking to employ a new practice manager.

    For more information on the workshop and details of how to register please 
    click here.

  • VPMA seeks new Board members

    Are you interested in influencing the strategy and direction of the company?  If so, read on ....

  • Preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation

    12 steps to take now .... (click here)

  • CPD: Focus on the Practice Team, Leicester Football Stadium - 11th October

    We’re delighted to be bringing back Robin Launder, who wow’d audiences at our 2017 Congress with his high energy presentation on creating positive mindsets.

    Robin will be joined by an impressive line-up of other speakers that include:

    • Rebecca Leask and Stephenie Malone, Harrison Clark Rickerbys
    • Doug Muir, Compassion Understood
    • Gordon Dunn, The Vet Group
    • Lisa Winter, Onswitch
    • Susie Samuel, Vet Help Direct
    • Lizzie Lockett, RCVS
    • Major Cathie Gregg, GLCM

    From Mindset Theory to Measuring Your Customer Care Experience; from tips on attracting, retaining and rewarding all the members of your team to creating and nurturing a positive practice culture, this event will help you build a happier, more focused and more productive practice team.

    One lecture stream will concentrate on overall HR issues, the other will focus more on client care and communication.  This is an excellent day for Practice Managers, Reception Managers, Owners, Clinical Directors… or anyone else who is responsible for client communication or team management.

    Click here
     for synopses on all the lectures and here for speaker profiles.

    The day will also offer a focused exhibition – click here for details of the companies that will be available to talk to you.

    The day will start at 9:30am and finish at 4:30pm. Workbooks, CPD certificates, lunch and refreshments are included.

    For further details and to register click here.


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Regional Meeting Success - Bridgend

Melvyn Wilkins held another Regional Meeting on the 30th May at Shepherds Veterinary Hospital in Bridgend.  The meeting drew in delegates from South and Mid Wales, some travelling over 1.5 hours to get there!

Rachel Roberts from Harrison Clark, Rickerbys; Suzanne Headington from Hazlewoods; David Hodgetts from Professional Practice Services (PPS) and Les Middleton from Bayer were in attendance talking about “Employment Law - Where are You with This” … “Protecting your Cash” … “Auto-enrolment - is your practice IN?”; “It’s a Jungle Out There”....

Melvyn had 22 delegates in total which he felt was an amazing achievement.

They were also joined by Howard Brown (Junior Vice President) who gave a  brief closing address on the VPMA, the benefits, regional group importance and he plugged next years VPMA/SPVS Congress at Celtic Manor in Wales.

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Feedback has been good already with Melvyn receiving several e-mails offering thanks.

Melvyn supplied 3 huge home made cakes which went down very well!

Keep your eye out for details of Melvyn's next Regional Meeting.