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TV

Curse of the idiot box

“Television: the scourge of the nation, breeding ignorance and feeding radiation.” Those who recognise The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy may realise I’m not …

Wage packet

A fair wage for fair hours?

Reading up on the legislation regarding working hours and the national minimum wage (NMW) I discovered that, if you work extra hours unpaid …

every industry has its classic "can you believe they said that?" moments.

Oh, how we laughed

I’ve noted a growing trend for veterinary staff to laugh at client mistakes. While this can sometimes take the stress out of …

Medical invoice

Invoicing the patient

Following the publication of my recent post about crowdfunding to pay vet bills, I got to thinking about the massive hurdle we, …

Hollie

Charity begins at…

At our usual holiday destination there is an annual dog show, run by a small rehoming charity that undoubtedly has to compete with …

Nurse's fobwatch

Get qualified

According to the RCVS there is no such thing as an unqualified veterinary nurse, and thanks to the Royal Charter we now …

Image courtesy RCVS

Election fever

Living in a democracy is taking its toll at the moment… Sadly I’m back on sick leave with my back, so I …