4 steps to create a vet clinic culture worth celebrating

4 steps to create a vet clinic culture worth celebrating – 098

Culture exists whether you like it or not.   

Whether the culture at your clinic is positive or negative, you’ve still got a cultural vibe happening.

Signposts indicating whether the culture at your clinic is positive or negative include employee turnover, absenteeism (eg, sick days), productivity and engagement levels.

A positively-cultured vet clinic will have low employee turnover and absenteeism and high productivity and engagement levels.

More Details
how to increase your staff retention by 82%

How to increase staff retention by 82% – 097

Dr Cath Watson – Chair of Healthy Pets NZ talks about some of the companion animal research Healthy Pets is undertaken (and has recently done).

Julie South announces last week’s leader board in the VetStaff annual “Love Your Vet Nurse” competition in honour of Vet Nurse Awareness Week 2022.

More Details
Dr Cath Watson - Healthy Pets NZ

Cath Watson – Companion Animal Vet – Healthy Pets NZ – part 3

Dr Cath Watson – Chair of Healthy Pets NZ talks about some of the companion animal research Healthy Pets is undertaken (and has recently done).

Julie South announces last week’s leader board in the VetStaff annual “Love Your Vet Nurse” competition in honour of Vet Nurse Awareness Week 2022.

More Details
Dr Cath Watson - Companion Animal Veterinarian - Chair of Healthy Pets NZ

Cath Watson – Companion Animal Vet – Healthy Pets NZ – part 2

Dr Cath Watson – Chair of Healthy Pets NZ talks about some of the companion animal research Healthy Pets is undertaken (and has recently done).

Julie South announces last week’s leader board in the VetStaff annual “Love Your Vet Nurse” competition in honour of Vet Nurse Awareness Week 2022.

More Details
Cath Watson Companion Animal Veterinarian Healthy Pets NZ Research

Cath Watson – Companion Animal Vet – Healthy Pets NZ – part 1

6 things you should consider before accepting the counter job offer because it’s tempting to take the easy way out and stay and/or to suddenly develop a case of amnesia and forget all the reasons you want to move on. Before you start looking for your next vet or vet nurse job – there are some things you need to do first – to avoid heartbreak and stress further down the track.

More Details
6 questions to ask before you accept the counter job offer

6 things to consider before you accept the counter job offer – 093

6 things you should consider before accepting the counter job offer because it’s tempting to take the easy way out and stay and/or to suddenly develop a case of amnesia and forget all the reasons you want to move on. Before you start looking for your next vet or vet nurse job – there are some things you need to do first – to avoid heartbreak and stress further down the track.

More Details
Leadership vs management - what's the difference?

5 great leadership skills to develop in your vet clinic and life – ep 091

What makes a great leader? Are people born natural leaders or can leadership be developed and taught? What’s the difference between a LEADER and a MANAGER? Did you realise that when you, or someone on your team is a great leader (or not) it affects your clinic’s ability to attract and recruit great vets and nurses?  
Some people are leaders and managers in their private lives but not in their professional ones.   For example, through volunteer work they do – sometimes which has nothing whatsoever to do with animals or veterinary medicine.

More Details

WORD POWER – how one small word can undermine your authority & leadership – ep 090

Iain McLachlan and Julie South talk about the veterinarian shortage,
the nursing shortage, why the NZ VC doesn’t include two of the world’s top 10 veterinary science universities in its List of Recognised Institutions, when is it (NZVC) going to update that list of Recognised Institutions, what clinics can do if they absolutely cannot manage their after-hours obligations, and what “Limited Registration” means.

More Details
Pressure is not Stress - Dr Jane Ough Veterinarian - Chocolate Tuesday winner announcement

Pressure is not Stress + Dr Jane Ough – pt 3 of 3 – more winners- ep 089

Iain McLachlan and Julie South talk about the veterinarian shortage,
the nursing shortage, why the NZ VC doesn’t include two of the world’s top 10 veterinary science universities in its List of Recognised Institutions, when is it (NZVC) going to update that list of Recognised Institutions, what clinics can do if they absolutely cannot manage their after-hours obligations, and what “Limited Registration” means.

More Details