VetChat from The Webinar Vet
By The Webinar Vet
A brand new podcast for the veterinary profession where we’ll be chatting about everything from clinical cases to hot topical debates brought to you by The Webinar Vet!
Alan Robinson - Maintaining Practice Performance – Why empathy is killing us
Empathy is espoused as the ultimate ‘soft skill’ that vets and nurses need to be successful in veterinary practice. The assumption is that empathy and compassion in vets increases client satisfaction and therefore practice success through better compliance, better patient outcomes and better financial rewards. However, vets, particularly new graduates, are highly trained in clinical knowledge but lack the emotional intelligence skills of empathy and compassion to deal with the stressors of day to day practice, hence the burnout, anxiety and depression – so the story goes. This podcast converted from a webinar, explores the research findings and proposes some solutions to this ongoing dilemma in practice. Sponsored by MWI
October 22, 2021
Melissa Donald - Menopause: Let's Talk About It Openly
This week's VetChat episode is the first of our new series on supporting and empowering women in veterinary, hosted by Kathryn Bell. Joining Kathryn is Melissa Donald, Chair Standards Committee at Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and past president of the BVA Scottish Branch. In this episode, they break open a conversation all about menopause: how it affects women, its influence in the workplace, and Melissa's own advice on managing it. View Davina McCall's programme mentioned here.
October 15, 2021
Gemma Davidson - The Eco Warrior
Joining Anthony for today's episode of our sustainability series at VetChat is Gemma Davidson, Veterinary Technical Manager at Macahl Animal Health and committed environmentalist. They talk about Gemma's career so far, the wonders of carbon offsetting, and all things recycling. Gemma also shares some of her sustainability top tips!
October 8, 2021
Laura Sullivan - All Scrubbed Up
Joining Anthony for today's episode of our sustainability series at VetChat is Laura Sullivan, Veterinary Surgeon and founder of All Scrubbed Up. They talk about how Laura runs her business, how sustainability is at the forefront of her production decisions and Laura offers some of her sustainability top tips. Stay tuned to the end of the episode for a special discount for our listeners too! Find out more about All Scrubbed Up here
September 24, 2021
Richard Scott - The Wonders Of Wildflower Meadows
Joining Anthony for today's episode of our sustainability series at VetChat is Richard Scott, Director of the National Wildflower Centre at the Eden Project and Chair of the UK Urban Ecology Forum. They talk about The Eden Project and all things wildflower meadows, including tips on how to start growing your own!
September 17, 2021
Oke Eleazu – Meeting Pet Owner Expectations
No longer do Baby Boomers represent the largest portion of pet owners; that title now belongs to Millennials. Brands who will thrive in the Pet Ecosystem understand how our Millennial consumers differ from the other generations. Rising per capita income and growing pet adoptions for companionship lend to an increase in spending on pet care which will continue to boost the market. This is a converted webinar from The Webinar Vet, sponsored by Royal Canin. You can now listen to this content for free, whilst on the go, and at your own convenience!
September 10, 2021
Mike Scanlan - Creating Your Own Anxiety Toolbox – Life After Lockdown
All anxiety is exacerbated by feelings of uncertainty and a sense of loss of control. This very practical and interactive session is aimed at helping attendees to explore how they are currently responding to the challenges posed by a return to seeing people in person and returning to 'normal functioning'. The session will also explore and share a variety of strategies that will enable participants to build their own anxiety toolbox and help people to use these tools from the most useful psychological stance. This is a converted webinar from The Webinar Vet. You can now listen to this content for free, whilst on the go, and at your own convenience!
September 3, 2021
Rosie Allister - Burnout And Compassion Fatigue: What Vet Professionals Need To Know
The last 18 months have seen unprecedented challenges in veterinary workplaces. Burnout and compassion fatigue are important topics for us to understand right now. This podcast looks at what vet professionals need to know about burnout and compassion fatigue: focusing on prevention, recognition, and what helps. This is a converted webinar from The Webinar Vet, sponsored by MMI. You can now listen to this content for free, whilst on the go, and at your own convenience! Find out more about VetLife here.
August 27, 2021
Chantelle Brandwood - Can You Carbon Offset Your Pet?
Joining Anthony for today's episode of our sustainability series at VetChat is Chantelle Brandwood, Founder of Eco Offset Ltd. They talk about why Chantelle set up Eco Offset, how you can offset your pets, and offer some more sustainability tips for practices. We apologise for the sound issues in this episode, Chantelle's lovely Labrador wanted to join in the conversation too! Discover more about EcoOffset here. Watch the WVA Food Security Seminar here.
August 20, 2021
Sean Wensley - The Joys Of The Natural World
Joining Anthony for today's episode of our sustainability series at VetChat is Sean Wensley, Chair of Animal Welfare Working Group, Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) and senior vet at PDSA. They talk about the joys of local wildlife and the natural world, Sean's involvement in the banning of wild bird trade and some global sustainability challenges. Check out the WVA Virtual Seminar on Food Security here.
August 13, 2021
Hannah James - VetPartners Sustainability Initiatives
Joining Anthony for today's episode of our sustainability series at VetChat is Hannah James, Sustainability & ESG Manager at VetPartners. They talk about Hannah's career so far, some of VetPartners sustainability initiatives, Hannah's re-wilding volunteer work on the Lifescape Project, and also her tips on how to become greener in both our professional and personal lives. Discover more about VetPartners here.
August 6, 2021
Simon Doherty - The Next Steps For Global Food Security
Joining Anthony for today's episode of our sustainability series at VetChat is Simon Doherty, Senior Lecturer at The Institute for Global Food Security, Queen's University Belfast and Director of Vet Sustain. They talk about Simon's career so far, the topic of food security, including campaigns such as 'Send A Cow' and some of Simon's tips for what we should be doing to help regenerate the veterinary world. Discover more about Vet Sustain here.
July 30, 2021
Craig Bennett - Nature, Sustainability, And Why It May All Be On The Line
Joining Anthony for the first episode of our sustainability series at VetChat is Craig Bennett, CEO of The Wildlife Trusts. They talk about a whole range of topics, including the UK's decline in nature, The Wildlife Trusts's aim to change this with their target of 30 by 30, and some of Craig's personal tips on how to be more sustainable. Discover more about The Wildlife Trusts here. Get involved in the 30 by 30 campaign here.
July 23, 2021
Mathew Wood - Introducing ProVet Cloud
Joining Anthony for today's episode of VetChat is Mathew Wood, ProVet Sales Manager for UK and Spain. They talk a bit about Mathew's career so far, the history of ProVet Cloud, and how beneficial the software is at helping to run a veterinary practice. A big thank you to Provet Cloud for sponsoring this episode of VetChat. Find out more about ProVet Cloud here: https://www.provet.cloud
July 16, 2021
Mike Scanlan - 30 Minute Meditation Part 2
It's Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, so here at VetChat, we are bringing you daily podcasts centred around mental health, meditation and all things wellbeing. These podcasts are converted webinars from The Webinar Vet so that you can now listen to this content for free, whilst on the go, and at your own convenience. In this episode, we have 30 minutes of meditation with Dr Mike Scanlan
May 14, 2021
Mike Scanlan - Mindfulness And The Observing Self
It's Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, so here at VetChat, we are bringing you daily podcasts centred around mental health, meditation and all things wellbeing. These podcasts are converted webinars from The Webinar Vet so that you can now listen to this content for free, whilst on the go, and at your own convenience. In this episode with Mike, we look at how we can merge mindfulness stances with positive psychology to boost and maintain mood. This session shares a very well researched strategy that is easy to use and really works!
May 13, 2021
Mike Scanlan - 30 Minute Meditation
It's Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, so here at VetChat, we are bringing you daily podcasts centred around mental health, meditation and all things wellbeing. These podcasts are converted webinars from The Webinar Vet so that you can now listen to this content for free, whilst on the go, and at your own convenience. In this episode, we have 30 minutes of meditation with Dr Mike Scanlan
May 12, 2021
Megan Halewood - Finding Calm in Moments of Chaos
It's Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, so here at VetChat, we are bringing you daily podcasts centred around mental health, meditation and all things wellbeing. These podcasts are converted webinars from The Webinar Vet so that you can now listen to this content for free, whilst on the go, and at your own convenience. In today's episode, Megan will be sharing tips you can use to help calm & soothe the nervous system. Megan will blend elements of physical movement, breathwork and meditation so you come away from each session feeling calm and equipped with tools you can use on an everyday basis to manage everyday stress and anxiety.
May 11, 2021
Mike Scanlan - Blending Mindfulness Into Each Working Day
It's Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, so here at VetChat, we are bringing you daily podcasts centred around mental health, meditation and all things wellbeing. These podcasts are converted webinars from The Webinar Vet so that you can now listen to this content for free, whilst on the go, and at your own convenience. This podcast by Mike Scanlan explores the evidence and the practice of developing a mindfulness practice habit that fits peoples busy lives.
May 10, 2021
Shawn Wilkie - Introducing Talkatoo
Joining Anthony for today's episode is Shawn Wilkie, CEO of Talkatoo, a voice dictation software. They talk about Shawn's career so far, how technology has changed over the last 12 months, and how Talkatoo can help those in the veterinary profession. We apologise for the sound quality issues in this episode! Find out more about Talkatoo here.
March 1, 2021
Paul Manktelow - Adapting To The Pandemic
Joining Anthony for today's episode of VetChat is Paul Manktelow, Principal Vet at PDSA and founder of Vital Pet Health. They talk about Paul's career in veterinary and presenting, the PDSA's continued efforts to help patients during the pandemic and Paul's work as a board trustee at StreetVet. Keep up to date with Paul here.
February 22, 2021
Thom Jenkins - Digitalising The Veterinary World
Today's episode of VetChat is hosted by Anthony Chadwick, he is joined by Thom Jenkins, Co-Founder and CEO of 'PetsApp'. They talk about Thom's great and varied career so far, the world going digital and the purpose behind 'PetsApp'. Find out more about PetsApp here Contact Thom here: Thom@petsapp.com
February 15, 2021
WCVD9 Special - Andrea Gonzales - Research In The Veterinary Dermatology Industry
Joining Ben for today's WCVD9 special episode of VetChat is Andrea Gonzales, senior research director of the Companion Animal Research at Zoetis. They talk about Andrea's favourite research projects so far, what the most rewarding part of seeing a new drug through the whole process is, and what changes and advancements Andrea sees coming in the future of veterinary dermatology. You can find out more about WCVD9 here: https://wcvd-9.com A big thank you to Zoetis for sponsoring this WCVD9 special episode of VetChat.
February 4, 2021
WCVD9 Special - Dr Marie-Christine Cadiergues - Seborrheic Disorders In Dogs
In the last of our three shorter CEVA VetChat episodes, Ben is joined by Dr Marie-Christine Cadiergues, Head of the service of Dermatology at Toulouse National Veterinary School. They chat about the changes in seborrheic disorders in dogs, how we can educate pet owners, and what the best approach to treatment might be. You can find out more about WCVD9 here: https://wcvd-9.com A big thanks to CEVA for sponsoring this WCVD9 special episode of VetChat
January 29, 2021
Pete Wedderburn - Change Within The Veterinary Profession
Joining Ben for today's episode of VetChat is Pete Wedderburn, media veterinarian with regular national TV and radio appearances, and writer for a column in the Daily Telegraph since 2007. They chat about Pete's 35 years of experience, how the veterinary profession has changed over time and how to get the most out of your time within it. Check out Pete's blog post on this episode here. Find out more about Pete here: https://www.petethevet.com You can keep up to date with Pete here: https://twitter.com/petethevet
January 25, 2021
WCVD9 Special - Dr Chiara Noli - The Management of Atopic Dermatitis
In the second of our three shorter CEVA VetChat episodes, Ben is joined by Dr Chiara Noli, Dermatologist Specialist, Author and Vice President of European College of Veterinary Dermatologists. Ben and Chiara chat about the impact of the management of Atopic Dermatitis. You can find out more about WCVD9 here: https://wcvd-9.com A big thanks to CEVA for sponsoring this WCVD9 special episode of VetChat
January 21, 2021
Laura Massey-Pugh - SteLa Tandem Around the World
Joining Ben for today's episode of VetChat is Laura Massey-Pugh, Small Animal Vet. They chat all about 'SteLa Tandem Around the World' which is Laura's and her husband Steven's attempt to cycle around the World on a tandem bicycle in 180 days, setting a new World Record. You can find out more about SteLa Tandem Around the World here: https://stelatandemaroundtheworld.wordpress.com Keep up to date with Laura and Steven here: https://www.instagram.com/stela_tandem
January 18, 2021
WCVD9 Special - Dr Natalie Marks - The New Generation of Pet Owners
In the first of our three shorter CEVA VetChat episodes, Ben is joined by Dr Natalie Marks, Small Animal Vet, Medical Director of Blum Animal Hospital Chicago and more. Ben and Natalie chat about her talk at WCVD9, the new generation of pet owners and their relationship with veterinary professionals, and how veterinarians can adapt to the typical new client, specifically with dermatology cases. You can find out more about WCVD9 here: https://wcvd-9.com A big thanks to CEVA for sponsoring this WCVD9 special episode of VetChat
January 14, 2021
James Russell - Behind The Scenes at BVA
Joining Ben for today's episode of VetChat is James Russell, BVA President. Ben and James discuss what has been going on behind the scenes at BVA in light of the new government guidelines and what teams can do at a practice level to work through this time. For more information from the BVA: https://www.bva.co.uk Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com
January 11, 2021
Jason Atherton - Life In The Veterinary Profession
Joining Ben for today's episode of VetChat is Jason Atherton, Director of Eden Hill Practice at Westway Veterinary Group, and Business Development Director at VetPartners. Ben and Jason catch up and discuss how Jason's career has developed so far, and the importance of teamwork within the profession. We apologise for the sound issues in this episode! Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com
January 4, 2021
Lynn Mckeown - Understanding Leadership
Joining Ben for today's episode of VetChat is Lynn Mckeown, Neuro-Linguistic Programming Coach and Expert. They discuss all things leadership, the concept of NLP and how it can be used within your business. You can follow Lynn for updates here: https://twitter.com/mckeownlynn
December 31, 2020
Lizzie Bewsey-Dyke - Helping Veterinary Graduates
Joining Ben for today's episode of VetChat is Lizzie Bewsey-Dyke, founder of 'Grads to Vets'. They talk about the challenges that new graduates face when entering the veterinary profession, how import it is to offer CPD that is tailored to those that are newly qualified and still learning the ins and outs of the profession, and how 'Grads to Vets' came to be! You can find out more about 'Grads to Vets' here: https://www.gradstovets.com/
December 28, 2020
Cat Auden and Dan Tipney - Human Factors in the Veterinary Profession
Joining Ben for today's episode of VetChat is Cat Auden, Veterinary Surgeon and Head of Collaboration at VetLed, and Dan Tipney, Human Factors Specialist and Head of Evidence and Insights at VetLed. They chat about human factors in veterinary science, what steps we can take as individuals in the profession to maintain our wellbeing and how VetLed is helping to implement human factors into the profession. You can find out more about VetLed here: https://www.vetled.co.uk/ The Veterinary Human Factors Conference 2021: https://the-veterinary-human-factors-conference-2021.heysummit.com/
December 21, 2020
Daniel Cummings - Understanding Cat Behaviours
Joining Ben for today's episode is Daniel Cummings, Cats Protection’s Behaviour Officer. Ben and Daniel talk about the fascinating topic of cat behaviour, how much we currently understand, advice on getting to know your cat, and what we can do to ensure we provide a safe environment for our feline friends. Tickets for the Feline Behaviour Conference: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/pages/feline-behaviour-conference-cats-protection-tickets/
December 14, 2020
WCVD9 Special - Stewart Morgan - Diversity in the Veterinary Profession
Joining Ben for today's WCVD9 special episode of VetChat is Dr Stewart Morgan, they chat about the important topic of diversity within the veterinary profession and Stewart’s experiences and journey with this in his Career so far. You can find out more about WCVD9 here: https://wcvd-9.com/ A big thank you to Hill's Pet Nutrition for sponsoring this WCVD9 special episode of VetChat.
December 11, 2020
Camilla Edwards - All Things Ultrasound
Joining Ben for today's episode is Camilla Edwards, peripatetic veterinary ultrasonographer, and founder of First Opinion Veterinary Ultrasound. They discuss all things ultrasound, the history of Camilla’s career to where she is now and offer guidance on how to find your own path in the veterinary profession. Find out more about First Opinion Veterinary Ultrasound: https://fovu.co.uk/ You can follow Camilla for updates here: https://twitter.com/camilla_edwards
December 8, 2020
Daniella Dos Santos and Gudrun Ravetz - The Good Workplaces Initiative
Joining Ben in today’s episode is Senior Vice President of the BVA Daniella Dos Santos and Chair of the Good Workplaces Initiative Gudrun Ravetz. They discuss why they set up the initiative, how it will help the veterinary profession and what defines a good workplace culture. You can find out more about the Good Workplaces Initiative here: https://www.bva.co.uk/take-action/our-policies/good-veterinary-workplaces/
December 7, 2020
Rosie Allister - Supporting Veteriary Graduates
Joining Ben for today's episode is Rosie Allister, leading campaigner and researcher for and about veterinary mental health, as well as a veterinary educator. Ben and Rosie chat all about the level of responsibility-experience mismatch in graduates and how this affects not only graduates but those who support them in practice. You can follow Rosie for updates here: https://twitter.com/rosieallister Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/
November 30, 2020
Marc Abraham - Going Beyond Lucy's Law
Joining Ben in today's episode is Marc Abraham 'Marc the Vet', practicing Veterinary Surgeon, Broadcaster, Author, and Animal Welfare Campaigner. In this episode, Ben and Marc discuss Marc's incredible career and the campaigns he's helped make happen, including Lucy's Law. You can find out more about Marc here: http://www.marcthevet.com/ Find out more about APDAWG here: https://twitter.com/APDAWG1
November 23, 2020
Georgie Hollis - Wound Management
Joining Ben for today's episode is independent specialist in wound management and dressing technologies, Georgie Hollis. Ben and Georgie discuss how she got to her position now, how wound care in the profession has developed over the year and how Vet Wound library came to be. Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/
November 16, 2020
WCVD9 Special - Kenneth Kwochka - Otitis Externa
Joining Ben in for today's WCVD9 special episode of VetChat is Dr Ken Kwochka, the president of the World Association of Veterinary Dermatology and Elanco Technical Marketing Director in the USA. Ben and Ken will be chatting about the subject of otitis externa and why he's excited about the potential of Neptra to revolutionise the management of canine otitis externa. Find out more about WCVD9 and visit the Neptra stand at the Virtual Exhibition here: https://wcvd-9.com/
November 14, 2020
Rob Pope - Emergency Vet and Real Life Forrest Gump
*Note* this episode's audio isn't great, but it's such a fun interview we didn't want you to miss out! Recorded back in summer, in this week's episode, Ben is joined by Rob Pope, an emergency veterinarian by night and elite distance runner by day - or as Ben describes him "Fellow scouser, beard aficionado and part-time interested in ridiculous challenge like running 50 million miles across America". Ben and Rob have a good catch up and discuss Rob's insane career and life so far. Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/
November 9, 2020
WCVD9 Special - Anthony Chadwick from The Webinar Vet
Joining us today for the first of our WCVD9 Special Edition podcasts today is The Webinar Vet founder and CEO, Anthony Chadwick! In this episode, Ben and Anthony chat a little bit about what started the journey at The Webinar Vet and how it came about 20 years later that it would be hosting the 9th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology! You can find out more about WCVD9 here: https://wcvd-9.com/
November 6, 2020
Claire Roberts - 25 Years of Veterinary Nursing
Joining Ben for today's episode is Claire Roberts, Professional Development Manager at Linnaeus. Claire has been involved in veterinary nursing for over 25 years and she and Ben will be chatting about how her career has evolved over time and the ups and downs that have come along with it.
November 2, 2020
Daniella Dos Santos - Diversity in the Veterinary Profession (Pt. 2)
In today's episode, Ben is joined by BVA president, Daniella Dos Santos for another episode discussing diversity in the veterinary profession. This week, they're chatting about the pathways to entry into the profession and the impact this has on diversity. You can find Daniella's recent blog "Courageous conversations: reflections on the first dedicated veterinary diversity conference" here: https://www.bva.co.uk/news-and-blog/blog-article/courageous-conversations-reflections-on-the-first-dedicated-veterinary-diversity-conference/ You can listen to our last episode on this subject here: https://anchor.fm/vetchat/episodes/Daniella-Dos-Santos-and-Navaratnam-Partheeban---Diversity-and-Inclusion-Whats-the-Big-Deal-efar3f Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/
October 26, 2020
Paul Cooper - BVDA president
Joining Ben to chat today is Paul Cooper, president of the British Veterinary Dental Association (BVDA). The Webinar Vet was incredibly excited to host the BVDA Scientific Day 2020 in September and Ben and Paul caught up a few weeks before launch to discuss how the event moved online, what the BVDA have been working on and much more! You can get access to the event recordings here: https://bit.ly/34bMJws
October 19, 2020
Vet Your Breasts
Today, Ben is joined by Anna, David and Nicola who will be chatting all about "Vet Your Breasts", which was created to remind everyone in the veterinary community (vets, nurses, ACAs, reception and management teams and all other members of staff) of the importance of regular breast checks so that we stand the best possible chance of surviving breast cancer. You can find out more about "Vet Your Breasts" here: https://www.vetyourbreasts.com/ Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/
October 12, 2020
Jo Hinde - BVNA This is Us 2020
Joining Ben for the first episode of Season 3 of VetChat is BVNA President, Jo Hinde to chat about BVNA's 2020 online conference, This is Us. Jo chats to Ben about how This Is Us 2020 is a truly unique event compared to previous years, what the event looks like and also about the role of the BVNA and the ever-changing role of the RVN in practice.
October 5, 2020
Lou Northway - Love Your Vet Nurses
Joining Ben today is Lou Northway, Clinical Nurse Lead at Wendover Heights Veterinary Centre and social media influencer - otherwise known as Lou the Vet Nurse Ben and Lou chat about how she made the decision to become a vet nurse and the highs and lows of her career ever since. They also chat about Lou's experience being more in the public eye. Find out more about and follow Lou here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Louthevetnurse/posts/ The Webinar Vet have partnered with Bought By Many to give 10,000 vet nurses a free year of CPD - find out more and secure your spot here: https://bit.ly/37ZbJYp
June 25, 2020
Daniella Dos Santos and Navaratnam Partheeban - Diversity and Inclusion: What’s the Big Deal?
Joining Ben today is BVA president, Daniella Dos Santos and co-founder of British Veterinary Ethnicity and Diversity Society (BVEDS), Navaratnam Partheeban. In this incredibly important episode, Ben, Daniella and Theeb discuss diversity, inclusion and discrimination in its many forms across the veterinary profession. We apologise for any sound issues in this episode, but we deemed it too important to miss out on - they disappear later on in the episode so please be patient! Find out more about BVEDS here: http://www.bveds.com/ or follow them on Facebook @BritishVEDS and Twitter @bveds2016. You can also contact them for more information on: firstname.lastname@example.org Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/
June 12, 2020
Oke Eleazu - For The Many, From Bought By Many
In today's episode, Ben is joined by Oke Eleazu, Chief Operating Officer at Bought By Many. Ben and Oke discuss Bought By Many and how they came about and how they have created a truly customer-centric business and how we can learn about this. They also chat about why Bought By Many value their veterinary relationship so much and therefore why they're giving over 100,000 hours of CPD to vet nurses in a partnership with The Webinar Vet. Find out more about this giveaway here: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/pages/bought-by-many-vet-nurse-free-cpd/
June 10, 2020
Gudrun Ravetz and Andrew Snowball - Finances in a Crisis
Joining Ben in today's episode in Gudrun Ravetz from VetYou and Andrew Snowball from Lighthouse Financial Advice. Ben, Gudrun and Andrew discuss how to plan your financial future, how to build confidence around your finances, what to do in the circumstances of financial trouble and much more. You can find out more about VetYou here: https://www.vetyou.co.uk/ You can find out more about Lighthouse Financial Advice: https://www.lighthousegroup.plc.uk/ Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/
May 27, 2020
Sharon Quinn and Jason Warnock - The Smart Way to Vet with Smart.Vet
Joining Ben today is Sharon Quinn and Jason Warnock from Ontario-based telehealth platform, Smart.Vet. In this episode, Ben, Sharon and Jason chat about how Smart.Vet came about, how it has developed as a platform over the last 3 years and why a telehealth platform is an important addition to the client journey vs traditional video platforms, as well as what sets Smart.Vet apart with the recent influx of telehealth platforms launching in the profession. You can find out more about Smart.Vet's UK launch here: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/pages/smart-vet/
May 20, 2020
Tony Noble from Noble Futures - The Leap to Industry.
Joining Ben for today's episode is Tony Noble, managing director of Noble Futures. Ben and Tony chat about how Tony started out with Noble Futures, what to consider when moving from clinical work to industry, getting the right person for a client and how Noble Futures is coping with the changes brought about by Covid-19. You can find out more about Noble Futures here: https://www.noble-futures.com/ Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/
May 13, 2020
Client Experience during Covid-19 - Alison Lambert
In today's episode, Ben is joined by founder of OnSwitch, Alison Lambert. Ben and Alison chat about the insights the profession can take from the changes for the veterinary team and the customer care journey and what they might mean in the short and long term overall. Find out more about what The Webinar Vet is doing during Covid-19 here: https://bit.ly/3dnD9Zs You can find out more about Onswitch here: facebook.com/onswitchfootfall/
May 6, 2020
Nuala Summerfield - "A-Specialist for You" Virtual Veterinary Specialists
On VetChat today, Ben is joined by Nuala Summerfield, co-founded of Virtual Veterinary Specialists. In this episode, Ben and Nuala chat about everything VVS: from how they look at addressing the "black and white" issue when it comes to referrals, how they support practices with specialist knowledge without the typical barriers that may come with referrals and how COVID-19 has changed the business. A big thanks to VVS for sponsoring this episode of VetChat You can check out VVS' podcasts with The Webinar Vet here: https://bit.ly/3aMZU7j You can check out their COVID-19 resources here: https://vvs.vet/covid-19/
April 29, 2020
Leanne Fecser and Anthony Chadwick - The WVAC 2020 Journey
In this episode, Ben is joined by Leanne Fecser, Head of Education and Events for NZVA and project manager for WVAC 2020 and Anthony Chadwick, CEO and founder of The Webinar Vet. In this episode, Ben, Leanne and Anthony chat about the ups and downs of the process of getting WVAC 2020 off the ground from the very start to now, as well as the process of adapting the congress to be fully digital in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. You can find out more about 'WVAC 2020 Veterinary Professionals of the World Unite!' here: https://bit.ly/2yFqe5U
April 24, 2020
Thom Jenkins - Digital Advocacy
In today's episode, Ben is chatting to co-founder and CEO of PetsApp, Thom Jenkins. Ben and Thom chat about using digital technology to improve patient advocacy and what this looks like in real-life practices. This podcast is kindly sponsored by PetsApp. Petsapp helps veterinary clinics to more deeply engage with pet owners to better advocate for pets, it includes role-based text chat, with the potential to deploy the capabilities of the entire veterinary team, as well as video consultation and payment processing capabilities. By adopting Petsapp in your clinic you can: monetise a previously un-monetisable touchpoint (the phone call!), improve capacity utilisation and generate leads. They think it’s wrong that 92% of all pet issues go unaddressed by veterinary expertise, and want to help you solve for that. Reach out to them at email@example.com to get started. www.petsapp.com
April 23, 2020
Libby Kemkaran-Thompson - Disaster Mindset
Joining Ben today is behavioural psychology expert Libby Kemkaran-Thompson. Ben and Libby chat about how to use the power of your brain to regain the feeling of control and calm in these scary times. You can hear Libby's full webinar with The Webinar Vet here: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/webinar/disaster-mindset-the-neuropsychology-you-need-to-survive-and-thrive With thanks to SPVS for this episode of VetChat, you can find out more about SPVS here: https://spvs.org.uk/
April 15, 2020
Bonus COVID-19 Episode: John Innes - Coming Together as a Profession
Joining Ben for another episode covering COVID-19 and the veterinary profession is John Innes, Chief Veterinary Officer for CVS. John and Ben chat about how the profession is coming together as a whole, how some are using innovation to overcome barriers and how, regardless of whether a practice is an independent or part of a corporate group, the most important thing to do right now is work together to make it through to the other side. Register for our next webinar from the BVA covering COVID-19 and the veterinary profession here: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/pages/register-free-covid-19-veterinary-profession-weekly-update-12th-april-2020/
April 7, 2020
Bonus COVID-19 Episode: BVA President Daniella Dos Santos - A "Thank You" to the Profession
Joining Ben for another COVID-19 bonus episode is BVA president, Daniella Dos Santos for a chat about how herself and the BVA are working to protect not just BVA members, but the whole profession during these uncertain times. They chat about what the BVA has been working on behind the scenes, the realities of furlough for the entire practice and of course, take time to say a huge thank you to those in the profession out there on the front line. You can register for Daniella's next webinar with the latest updates for the veterinary profession here: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/pages/register-free-covid-19-veterinary-profession-april-5th-update/
April 2, 2020
Stephen, Anna and Nick from Its Mental - Prioritising Your Mental Wellbeing
In this very special episode of VetChat, we're bringing you not one, not two but three guests! Ben is joined today by Stephen, Anna and Nick from Its Mental, an organisation that provides people with knowledge and skills on how to better manage their Mental Wellbeing. The guys chat about all things mental wellbeing and how you can take an active approach to looking after yourself and making it fit around your busy life. You can find out more about Its Mental here: https://www.itsmental.co.uk/ Brought to you by The Webinar Vet
March 30, 2020
Bonus COVID-19 Episode: Flavio Morchi - Coronavirus in Italy
In the third of our bonus episodes covering the outbreak of Covid-19, Ben is joined by Flavio Morchi, an Italian vet currently living in North-West Italy. In this episode, Ben and Flavio discuss how the outbreak has affected life in Italy, the effect it has had on veterinary practices and what the lasting effects of the outbreak could look like. Stay tuned for more episodes covering the outbreak coming soon. You can register for the BVA's next webinar with the latest updates for the veterinary profession here: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/pages/register-free-covid-19-veterinary-profession-april-5th-update/
March 29, 2020
Bonus COVID-19 Episode: Simon Whitehead - Furlough in the Veterinary Profession
In the second of our bonus episodes covering the outbreak of Covid-19, Ben is back and he is joined by Simon Whitehead, one of the partners at Brabners law firm in Liverpool, to discuss all aspects of "furlough" and this means across the veterinary profession as a result of the government measures announced last week. Ben and Simon chat about the definition of furlough, how it will impact members of the profession across all different types of employment, how employers should approach furlough in their practice and more. Stay tuned for more episodes covering the outbreak coming soon. You can register for the BVA's next webinar with the latest updates for the veterinary profession here: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/pages/register-free-covid-19-veterinary-profession-april-5th-update/
March 28, 2020
Bonus COVID-19 Episode: Anthony Chadwick with Alasdair Hotston Moore
In the first of our bonus episodes covering the outbreak of Covid-19, CEO and founder of The Webinar Vet, Anthony Chadwick takes the hosting reins and is joined by Alasdair Hotston Moore from Concordia Petcare in Shanghai. Anthony and Alasdair discuss how the outbreak has played out from his perspective in Shanghai. Stay tuned for more episodes covering the outbreak coming soon. You can register for our upcoming with the BVA with the latest updates for the veterinary profession here: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/pages/register-free-covid-19-veterinary-profession-update/
March 27, 2020
Natalie Morris - Ridin' Solo
Today, Ben is joined by Natalie Morris, owner and director of Malthouse Veterinary group. In today's episode, Ben and Natalie chat about how she went about buying into her own practice and the highs and lows of being an independent practice in an increasingly corporate world. http://www.malthouseveterinarygroup.co.uk/ Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/
March 23, 2020
Dan Makin - BVLGBT+ Life
*We're sorry the audio in this episode isn't great, we thought it was too important to miss out so we decided to keep it in* In today's episode of VetChat, Ben is joined by the president of British Veterinary LGBT+, Dan Makin. In this episode, Ben and Dan discuss the importance of BVLGBT, what it is doing in the profession and what it hopes to achieve in the future. They also chat about what to do if you're struggling, or how you can support others around you who may be struggling with LGBT issues - as well as Pride Month and what that means to the community as a whole. You can find out more about BVLGBT+ here: https://www.facebook.com/British-Veterinary-LGBT-896299093779293/ If you're struggling and need someone to chat to, VetLife provides a 24/7 phone and email helpline: https://www.vetlife.org.uk/ Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/
March 16, 2020
Anthony Chadwick - World Wide Web(inar) Vet Life
In our final episode of our 10 day first series of VetChat, Ben is joined by a very special guest, CEO and founder of The Webinar Vet, Anthony Chadwick. Ben and Anthony chat about everything The Webinar Vet, from how it came about, to the highs and lows throughout the journey in the last 10 years and where the business is looking forward to in the next 10 years. Join in the chat on social media and share how you've changed in the last 10 years with hashtag #WebVet10YearChallenge Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/
March 5, 2020
Liz Barton - PDP "Parent Development Phase"
Joining Ben today is Liz Barton, editor of Veterinary Woman, the co-founder of VetMums and the WellVet movement. In this episode, Ben and Liz will chat about what's harder, being a mum or a vet, the similarities of perfectionism in being a vet and being a mum, the struggles of being a woman and a mum in the veterinary profession and more. VetMums: https://www.facebook.com/groups/794407730649161/# WellVet: https://www.wellvet.co.uk/ Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/
March 4, 2020
Susie Samuel - Vets Get Digital
In this episode, Ben is joined by Susie Samuel, founder and CEO of VetHelpDirect and VetsDigital. Ben and Susie will chat about how VetHelpDirect came to be, the impact of embracing more digital in your practice, where the profession is falling short in terms of digital adoption, what the common mistakes are that practices make, telling case stories instead of case studies and much more. This isn't an episode to miss! Find out more about VetsDigital here: https://vetsdigital.com/ Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/
March 3, 2020
Anthony Roberts - Innovation for the Nation - Innovations in the Veterinary Profession
In today's episode, Ben is joined by Anthony Roberts Director of Leadership and Innovation at the RCVS. In this episode, Anthony and Ben talk about how and why RCVS are embracing innovation, why vets and nurses are so good at innovating, Vivet, turning your idea into an innovation and how animal welfare can sometimes contradict client wants or needs. You can find out more about ViVet here: https://www.vivet.org.uk/ Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: http://thewebinarvet.com/
March 2, 2020
Simon Doherty - One Health Got to Do With It
Joining Ben in this episode is Simon Doherty discussing all things One Health. Ben and Simon will chat about what One Health really is, what it is One Health is working towards and how individuals in the veterinary profession can have an impact. You can find out more about One Health and the One Health in Action Report here: https://www.bva.co.uk/news-and-blog/blog-article/one-health-in-action-report/ Brought to you by The Webinar Vet: https://www.thewebinarvet.com/
March 1, 2020
Jade Statt - Street Vet Shoutout to Tom Hardy
In today's episode, Ben is joined by Jade Stat, co-director and founder of Street Vet. In this episode, Jade and Ben chat about how and why Street Vet came to be, her best and most challenging moments along the process and what the next steps are for the charity and how we as a profession can get involved and help. There may also be a small mention of Tom Hardy.
February 29, 2020
Laura Higham - 50 Shades of Green - Vet Sustain
Laura Higham is a consultant in sustainable livestock production for the food animal initiative. Here, she chats to Ben about her involvement with Vet Sustain, a new group which is dedicated to making the veterinary business more sustainable. Hear Laura and Ben talk about the state of modern farming, asking how we should reframe our understanding of food production in the current climate (both meteorological and social), and what we need to do to ensure eco concerns and animal welfare are considered in tandem with the rising demand for food globally.
February 28, 2020
Daniella Dos Santos - From Bloated Goldfish to BVA President
Joining us on today's episode is current BVA president Daniella Dos Santos, who will be talking about her work on the Ethics and Welfare panel, her special interest in exotic pets, and why she is passionate about the work of the BVA. Plus, learn why being a vet is about loving people just as much as animals.
February 27, 2020
Katie Ford - Intruder Alert! Imposter Syndrome in the Veterinary Industry
Ben is joined by Katie Ford, who wears the duel caps of being a vet and a trained coach in cognitive behaviour therapy and broadband consciousness. If you’re the kind of person who is a perfectionist, who constantly discounts your own success and focuses on your failures – you probably have imposter syndrome. The good news is it’s a lot more common than you may realise, and here Katie will run through some preventative mind techniques for veterinary professionals to counteract the negative voice in their brain and become more confident. You can find Katie at @katieford.vet on Instagram or at https://www.katiefordvet.com/
February 26, 2020
Ciara Clarke - The Millennial Pet Parent
In this episode, Ben is joined by Ciara Clarke to discuss everything from Tom Hardy, millennial "pet parents" and their expectations and trust of the veterinary profession to trends in pet nutrition, CBD oil and improving the client experience. You can find Ciara at www.vetinthecity.com and www.arocorganics.com. *Please note any opinions are of individuals and not of The Webinar Vet*
February 25, 2020
Coming soon! A brand new podcast to bring joy to your veterinary ears!
February 13, 2020