RCVS Knowledge - Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary podcast. Our mission is to advance the quality of veterinary care for the benefit of animals, the public, and society. We are the charity partner of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

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10 hours ago

Recorded for the QI Boxset series, Establishing a Quality Improvement Structure in Practice, Pam Mosedale chats to Sian Tranter MRCVS, member of the British Veterinary Locum Association (BVLA) working group, on how locums can fulfil clinical governance requirements.  Read the transcript here   Access the QI Boxset now. 

2 days ago

In this episode of the QI Boxset, VetTeamAMR Project Manager Lucy Coyne introduces a new initiative that champions the responsible use of antimicrobials within companion animal, farm animal, and equine veterinary teams. Read the transcript

3 days ago

RVNs Carla Husband, Abbie McMillan and Lauren Sweeney were the winners of the Veterinary Evidence Student Awards 2020. We invited them for a chat to discuss how they found the transition from university to practice, the impact evidence has on their practice and their messages to their younger selves.    Read the transcript. Find out more about the Veterinary Evidence Student Awards, which are open to all undergraduate students studying for any veterinary-related degree. 

Friday May 13, 2022

In this episode, Pam Mosedale chats to Fiona Lovatt who is Clinical Lead for our Farm Vet Champions project. Read the transcript

Friday May 06, 2022

In this episode from QI Boxset series one, Pam Mosedale, our QI Clinical Lead, chats with Anne Lawson, PSS Assessor, about how clinical governance and Quality Improvement fit into the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme.   Read the transcript.    Access this podcast as a webinar, and explore the rest of the QI Boxset on RCVS Knowledge's Learn platform. 

Thursday Apr 14, 2022

Thanks for listening to this episode of Knowledge Natter - our series featuring friendly and informal discussions with Knowledge Champions, and those who are empowered by Quality Improvement (QI) in their work.    Today's episode features Marnie Brennan, Kate White, Emma Drinkall, and Julie Gibson, from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Nottingham, who became Knowledge Award winners for integrating QI and EBVM into the curriculum for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. They do this in a novel way, informed by a research-led agenda, focusing on the application of QI and EBVM into clinical practice. Our QI Clinical Lead Pam Mosedale chatted to the team about the importance of teaching QI to students.   Read their case example. Read the transcript.

Thursday Apr 14, 2022

In this Audio Summary Veterinary Evidence author Natashia Weir shares the finding of her and co-author Jo Ireland’s study, examining whether  IDEXX Angio Detect™ can accurately detect canine Angiostrongylosis. Read the full Knowledge Summary here. Audio Summaries are a free resource that enable vets and vet nurses to more quickly and more easily access and digest relevant and up-to-date evidence! A time-saving way to make better and faster evidence-based decisions. Access transcript 

Wednesday Apr 13, 2022

VetTeamAMR Project Manager, Lucy Coyne. speaks with Dr Henrietta Kodilinye-Sims about Farm Vet Champions and the responsible use of antimicrobials in poultry medicine. Read the transcript Learn more about VetTeamAMR

Wednesday Mar 23, 2022

In this episode, Pam Mosedale chats to Ross Allan about his experience of using the Canine Cruciate Registry. Read the transcript. Access the Canine Cruciate Registry.

Thursday Dec 16, 2021

In our podcast series 'Research Focus', Sally Everitt, our inFOCUS Clinical Lead, will be chatting all about veterinary clinical research with a range of excellent guests.   In this episode, Fergus Allerton talked to Sally about the SAMSoc 'STOP on Sunday (SOS) Urinary Tract Infection Trial', which is recruiting first opinion practice vets. Find out more about the study. Access our In the Spotlight feature on Practice-based research.  Access our AMR Hub, for freely accessible, evidence-based knowledge and resources about responsible antimicrobial use. Reference: Allerton, F., Pouwels, K.B., Bazelle, J., Caddy, S., Cauvin, A., De Risio, L., Swann, J., Warland, J. and Kent, A., 2021. Prospective trial of different antimicrobial treatment durations for presumptive canine urinary tract infections. BMC veterinary research, 17(1), pp.112. doi.org/10.1186/s12917-021-02974-y       

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