Nestled in the heart of the charming West Country town of Melksham, The Beeches Veterinary Centre is a first-opinion practice committed to providing excellence in animal care. Find out more about what makes The Beeches such a great place to work, and about opportunities to join the team.
Find out more about the unique features of the program and some top tips for your application. Christopher discusses the Graduate Academy's commitment to support and development, why graduate programmes are a great start to your career journey, and how to make the best impression at interview.
Amelia is a Student Veterinary Nurse at Alexander Vets. Her love of animals and dedication to becoming an RVN is embodied in her daily work with the practice, as part of a friendly and supportive team.
Jake Chitty talks about his experience working at East Neuk, where he’s a key part of the orthopaedic team. He gives some valuable advice for those aspiring to pursue a career in orthopaedic surgery and discusses his hopes, goals, and proudest achievements in the field.
Amy Palmer is part of the fantastic team at the Vet Centre. She reveals her passion for animals, her transition into the veterinary field from her previous career in childcare, and the diverse and exciting caseload at The Vet Centre. Beyond the clinic, Amy spends her time with her chocolate Labrador Bear and loves to crochet.
Small animal surgery specialist Hugo Schmökel delves into the fascinating link between Pleistocene predators and modern pet diseases. His groundbreaking research sheds light on the shared skeletal challenges faced by ancient predators and today's domestic animals, emphasising the urgent need to address genetic predispositions to these conditions in modern-day pets.
Collins Anidebe is a vet student at Gatehouse Vets, having qualified with a DVM in Nigeria he’s on his way to becoming licenced as a veterinary surgeon in the UK, with the support of the team at Gatehouse. He shares why he made the move to the UK to advance his veterinary career and the spirit of inclusivity and support that characterises Gatehouse Vets. The practice's friendly culture, experienced mentors, and emphasis on well-being make it an exceptional place to be.
Dedicated vet Axelle Castelli shares her journey into researching osteochondrodysplasia in Scottish fold cats and the promising role of brachytherapy in alleviating the condition's effects, with the support of her mentor Luis. Axelle’s work was recognised with an award for her poster presentation at the recent ECVS conference.
Vet nurse Jodie Derricott shares her journey to becoming a vet nurse, and the amazing team spirit that’s brought her back to the practice that began her career at Darley House
Nicholas Cameron shares his insights into the remarkable longevity of team members at Darley House, the welcoming and supportive work environment, and opportunities for professional development. He highlights a memorable case that showcases the team's dedication and expertise.
James McMurrough is a passionate advanced practitioner in veterinary cardiology and internal medicine. He shares valuable advice for veterinary professionals considering the AP certificate or specialisation, why teaching is so important to him, and his love for music.
National medicine lead and internal medicine clinician Lucie shares why she loves combining working in referrals and her leadership role. She tells us how she's making a positive impact, why she's deeply passionate about the veterinary profession and making things the best they can be for everyone involved, and her adventures camping in the Canadian Rockies.
Lauren Riley is a veterinary nurse, working as part of the diagnostic imaging team at Vets Now in Glasgow. They are a key member of the team there and help provide the vital service of diagnosis and treatment support that the diagnostic imaging team offers.
Head of soft tissue at Blaise Referrals Lara Dempsey, shares how she overcame her disappointment at not getting the grades she needed in her A-Levels and turned that into the motivation to not only become a vet anyway, but to achieving specialist status, and her new role with Blaise Referrals in Birmingham.
Mike Farrell is head of orthopaedics at Blaise Referrals, our brand new multi-disciplinary veterinary referral hospital in Longbridge, Birmingham, which opens later this year. Mike tells us about his career journey to joining Blaise, his incredible work helping pet owners make informed decisions with Vet Lessons, and the one thing he’d like to tell his younger self.
Vet nurse Louise Farricker has found career progression and a team she loves being part of with Crown House Vets. Hear about her journey, and the opportunities she's welcomed to grow her career and become Practice Director, with IVC Evidensia.
Lubos Kustra recently won an award at the IVC Brilliant People Awards for his groundbreaking work with the team at Eastbourne Vets. He shares how he inspires his team, how they’ve come together to embrace innovation and deliver exceptional care, and how playing football supports his mental wellbeing.