Contextualised care focus for BVA Stay 2024

Contextualised care focus for BVA Stay 2024

Making certain acceptable and proportionate care is individually tailor-made to the wants of animals and shoppers would be the overriding theme at this 12 months’s BVA Stay.

Organisers stated contextualised care could be the main target for all streams on the 2024 occasion, happening on the NEC in Birmingham from 6 to 7 June.

The contextualised care idea consists of an understanding of proprietor funds, way of life, preferences and talent to offer appropriate care. This 12 months’s occasion may even embody equine and farm periods for the primary time.

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Programme content material for 2024 will embody:

  • Does operating a profitable apply jeopardise our dedication to animal welfare and contextualised care?
    The session will take into account how contextualised care might be balanced with the monetary wants of veterinary practices within the present local weather.
  • Would you euthanise a wholesome XL bully? And different difficult questions: moral choice making and battle decision in apply.
  • Closing down fertility clinics – are UK vets moving into the hole?
    The session will discover vets’ roles and duties within the rising sector of canine fertility.
  • How sustainable is fashionable pet possession?
    How vets can help shoppers to be extra sustainable of their strategy to pet ownershipd.
  • Intestine intuition: what’s the affect of the intestine microbiome on animal behaviour and well-being?
    An exploration of the connection between the intestine microbiome and animal behaviour.


BVA officers, particularly president Anna Judson, senior vice-president Malcolm Morley and junior vice-president Elizabeth Mullineaux, will lead debates delving into contentious points within the BVA Interactive Zone, which is returning to the occasion.

Dr Judson stated: “This has been an extremely difficult 12 months for the occupation, with the overview by the Competitions and Advertising Authority prompting elevated scrutiny of the worth of veterinary care.

“We all know that each one veterinary professionals try to offer the very best take care of the animals they see and we hope our give attention to contextualised care at BVA Stay supplies a well timed alternative to discover this idea in additional depth and take into account how it may be utilized in apply to help each decision-making and communication with shoppers.”

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