Companion animal practice back to 82% of pre-lockdown revenue

Companion animal practice back to 82% of pre-lockdown revenue

Using its Vet Viewer benchmarking tool, business intelligence provider Veterinary Insights have calculated that revenue in UK companion animal practices has now recovered to 82% of pre-lockdown levels. This is encouraging news for veterinary businesses in the immediate term, but practices now face significant challenges in moving to a sustainable future against an uncertain background of COVID-19 risk levels.

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Guide to Veterinary Telemedicine Consults

Guide to Veterinary Telemedicine Consults

The veterinary profession has been rapidly adapting to meet the current challenge of Covid-19, meaning that staff are under more pressure than ever to learn new skills within a tight time-frame. Video consultation forms an essential cornerstone of the arsenal vet practices can use to maintain client loyalty, generate revenue and survive this crisis. The RCVS recommends remote consultation as a step in their Flowchart - Guidance for clinical practices during COVID-19: ‘Can I do it?’1. For those that are new to telemedicine, it is important to acknowledge that consulting via video has key differences from face-to-face consults. We have put together our top tips as a guide for vets and vet nurses to help.

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Telemedicine - making it pay in bad times and good

Telemedicine - making it pay in bad times and good

The benefits of telemedicine for vets are clear in the Covid-19 era — providing vet practice support by maintaining a revenue stream that is compatible with social distancing measures. However, there is a great case for integrating veterinary telemedicine into your practice business plan in the good times too. When the current crisis passes, here are 9 reasons why you should continue offering virtual appointments alongside your face-to-face service.

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