Posted: December 01, 2021Views: 111
Posted: November 30, 2021Views: 65
It's the most wonderful time of the year. With hearts glowing, and loved ones near.
But there are two words that can strike fear straight into my heart.
Anyone else? Or just me?
Usually, with names drawn out of a hat (or often a poo bag in the veterinary world), you really could get anyone’s name, and often you feel like you have to join in.
Posted: September 13, 2021Views: 43
To sit back and reflect on the last year and a half as a vet student studying and working through the pandemic has been gratifying and equally disconcerting. I’ve seen first-hand the effect that the pandemic has had on various practices on EMS and experienced the highs and lows in my own workplace.
The thing that got me through was the emotional support of my colleagues, we all need to have a cry, a scream and some 'me time' sometimes and the practice really rallied together to make our 'me times
My final placement was in a respiratory ward. This was around the time the vaccines started having a massive impact on the cases and deaths. I felt hopeful that this could be the beginning of the end! But the thing with healthcare is that, it never just stops.
Posted: July 26, 2021Views: 55
COVID-19 has made a HUGE impact on every single aspect of our lives. We may feel like we
can never go back to the way things were for a long time.
If you take anything away from this post it is that you are never alone. Even in your darkest
moments, there is always someone there holding their hand out to help you, take it and don’t let
We are all here for you no matter what!
Posted: July 19, 2021Views: 19
Like many others, we are an NHS family. And like every other NHS family, we didn’t get to see our loved one for weeks on end.
Posted: July 12, 2021Views: 22
Take a couple of minutes to take this short and easy quiz, aimed to encourage you to check in with yourself, with a bonus yoga pose at the end!
Posted: July 09, 2021Views: 22
As a consequence of many authentic and vulnerable posts, I gained a following of over 17,000 people across all social
media channels as @katiefordvet; I guess you could say that I became an accidental influencer.
Posted: July 05, 2021Views: 52
Being a student veterinary nurse during a pandemic has been one of the hardest struggles I will likely face during my career. I was in my second year of university during my placement year when the first lockdown began. I was sent home from placement with 500 hours to complete and no idea how or when I was going to do them.