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Providing on-going professional development


Providing on-going professional development

Unfortunately, we have made the decision to cancel all CPD events until further notice.

CPD - Vets

Diabetes management updates in cats and dogs, routine and complex cases

Speaker: Florence Juvet DVM DipECVIM-CA MRCVS RCVS Specialist in Small Animal Medicine and EBVS® European Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine 


Haemoabdomens and GDVs: Surviving at 2am

Speaker: Rob Quinn BVMS(hons) CertAVP Dip ECVS MRCVS. EBVS® European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

A guide to maximising your outcomes from these common surgical emergencies that always seem to present at the worst times of day. We will cover all aspects of case-management from diagnosis and stabilisation to surgical tips and prognosis.

Monday 16th March - Bournemouth CANCELLED

Tuesday 24th March - Fareham CANCELLED


Intervertebral disc disease: what to look for and when to refer

Speaker: Filipa Lourinho DVM MSci MRCVS European Resident in Veterinary Neurology

Wednesday 15th April - Salisbury CANCELLED

Wednesday 22nd April - Bournemouth CANCELLED

Wednesday 29th April - Fareham CANCELLED


MORE FREE CPD 2020 dates coming soon such as Imaging and Oncology...

Evening events start at 7:15pm with a free buffet supper, followed by the talk at 8:00pm. We usually finish about 10:00pm.


Echocardiography Training

This is a practical echocardiography course for GP vets wanting to improve their basic cardiac ultrasound skills. Groups are limited to 4 delegates. The course is run by the cardiology department at Southern Counties. Each session comprises a brief lecture followed by two sessions of one-to-one echocardiography training. Delegates will be tutored by a specialist cardiologist and/or cardiology resident. 

Cost: £295 + booking fee & VAT

Delegates are encouraged to bring their own dog if possible. CPD certificates will be provided.

Registration and buffet lunch                            13:30 - 14:00
Echocardiography lecture                                 14:00 – 14:45
Echocardiography training (session 1)             14:45 – 15:45
Break                                                                   15:45 - 16:00
Echocardiography training (session 2)             16:00 - 17:00

This event is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim for delegates working at IVC-practices. Contact Conrad Deakin (conrad.deakin@boehringer-ingelheim.com) before booking for further information.

Echocardiography 2020 dates:

Please click here to choose a date for 2020

  • Wednesday 18th March - FULLY BOOKED - CANCELLED
  • Wednesday 22nd April - 2 SPACES LEFT - CANCELLED
  • Wednesday 20th May - CANCELLED
  • Wednesday 17th June - CANCELLED
  • Wednesday 8th July - CANCELLED
  • Wednesday 19th August - CANCELLED
  • Wednesday 16th September - CANCELLED
  • Wednesday 21st October - CANCELLED
  • Wednesday 18th November - CANCELLED
  • Wednesday 16th December - CANCELLED


Nursing the Recumbent Patient
Speaker: Emma Firkins DipHE CVN RVN Clinical wards supervisor

Wednesday 20th May - CANCELLED

Location: Village Hotel Bournemouth

Evening events start at 19:15 with a FREE buffet supper, followed by the talk at 20:00. We usually finish about 22:00.


More Nursing CPD confirmed soon: 

February 2020
Speaker: Katie Foley
Topic: Surgical talk

July 2020 - CANCELLED
Speaker: Maisie Bailey
Topic: Neurology 

October 2020: - CANCELLED
Speaker: Katie Peates
Topic: Medicine


Nurses Congress 2020

Location TBC
Date TBC
Speakers TBC

Film Nights

These informal CPD sessions will usually be run on the last Tuesday or Wednesday every other month from 7:30pm - 9:00pm at our hospital in Ringwood. They will involve a film reading session and open discussion based on some cases seen at SCVS. Vets are also encouraged to bring their own radiographs of interesting or challenging cases for group discussion. These meetings are run by our radiologists. Although the meetings are free, numbers are limited to allow delegate participation. Places will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis. Light refreshments will be provided.

Next film night will be held on: TBC

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Unit 6, Forest Corner Farm Hangersley Ringwood Hampshire BH24 3JW
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Please call this number for emergencies:

01425 485613