News - May 2017

Featured on BBC News: Human and veterinary medicine collaborate on cutting edge canine epilepsy procedure
Tom Harcourt-Brown, veterinary neurologist from Langford Vets (the commercial arm of the University of Bristol's Vet School) and Mike Carter, paediatric neurosurgeon from Bristol Royal Hospital for Children are working in a collaborative effort to combat canine epilepsy, with a treatment typically used on humans. Langford Vets and Bristol Royal Hospital for Children (BRHC) have joined forces... more
Final episode of ‘Trust me, I’m a vet’ filmed at Langford Vets
The University of Bristol’s School of Veterinary Sciences and Langford Vets was the location for the third and final episode of the BBC Two series, ‘Trust me, I’m a Vet’, presented by Bristol veterinary alumnus, Steve Leonard. The programme, which was broadcast on BBC Two at 8pm yesterday [Wednesday 17 May], investigated the best way for cats to de-stress, revealed why a... more
New Ophthalmology service for Langford Vets!
We’re very pleased to announce the arrival of Veterinary Ophthalmologist, Claudia Hartley to Langford Vets! Claudia has joined us to head up our brand new Ophthalmology service. Our new Ophthalmology service aims to provide specialist expertise and experience in dealing with eye disease and will be running clinics at both our Small Animal and Equine Referral Hospitals. Bringing... more
Celebrating Veterinary Nursing Awareness month
This month is BVNA's Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month. The aim of this month is to help create awareness of the importance of the Veterinary Nursing profession and the provision of responsible pet care. How do you become a Registered Veterinary Nurse? Becoming a Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) is intensive and involves a minimum of two years of training. After qualifying, a RVN must... more
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