The Vet Futures project aims to help to direct the future of the veterinary profession. Where is it going?
There are many issues, from changing gender balance to increased corporatisation, complicated by the rising cost of education meaning that graduates set off into the workplace saddled with massive debts.
When vets and vet nurses initially register, they declare ‘…above all, my constant endeavour will be to ensure the health and welfare of animals committed to my care.’ This statement is the over-riding rule of working in the veterinary sphere. But this aside, what does the future hold for us?