Reading Time: 10 minutes Bring up the subject of locums and sometime in the next few sentences you’re more or less guaranteed to hear the phrase “HOW much?”, either from the indignation of those that hire locums or employees jealous of the locum’s day… Continue Reading →
Reading Time: 8 minutes I’m sure you’ve come across plenty of difficult clients – it’s a given if you’ve worked in clinical practice in the past few years. Or perhaps as a practice owner or manager, you have some difficult employees. Maybe you have… Continue Reading →
Reading Time: 9 minutes This article looks at burnout from a personal perspective and follows on from Mark Turner’s article in the July 2020 edition of Companion. Unlike other articles I have read on this topic which tend to be fairly high-level overviews, this… Continue Reading →
Reading Time: 10 minutes At the recent London Vet Show, it was clear there is an overwhelming negativity in the profession regarding recruitment and retainment in particular, and that somehow because of this the profession is broken. How did we get here? What can… Continue Reading →
Reading Time: 3 minutes I think I’ve identified one of the biggest losses that has been an unintended side effect of the current staffing crisis which has also inadvertently compounded the problem too; this is the loss of buffer or slack time. This week… Continue Reading →
Reading Time: 18 minutes Recruitment crisis, or retainment catastrophe, or something else? A Perfect Storm in the veterinary profession.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Stories have great power but none so much as the ones we tell ourselves about a situation…