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Vets South announces 2020 programme and lead sponsor, Bayer Animal Health

Tickets are selling fast for Vets South 2020, the only veterinary congress to take place in the south west of the UK

11 November 2019, at 7:00am

The event, taking place on 4-5 March 2020 at Sandy Park, Exeter, offers a comprehensive clinical programme for both vets and veterinary nurses and has become a popular fixture in the veterinary congress calendar in recent years.

During the two days at Sandy Park, 16 world-class speakers will discuss best practice in small animal medicine, surgery and veterinary nursing under the over-arching theme of "treating patients on a limited budget". Topics covered will include cardiology, oncology, analgesia, dermatology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, endocrinology, emergency and critical care and infectious diseases. Vets South is organised by global veterinary CPD specialist Improve International and, for the first time, is held in association with lead sponsor Bayer Animal Health.

In total, Vets South, will offer a total of 27 hours of CPD for delegates to choose from through its two veterinary streams and a veterinary nursing stream. Speakers include Dr Kieran Borgeat, an American, European and RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Cardiology; Dr Ian Ramsey, Professor of Small Animal Medicine at the University of Glasgow, and Dr Owen Davies, an American Specialist in Veterinary Oncology.

Dr Andrew Carrington, an Official Veterinarian working in practice in Wiltshire, will chair the Small Animal Medicine stream, while Dr Jon King, manager of the Wales Veterinary Science Centre in Aberystwyth, will chair the Small Animal Surgery stream. Ms Wendy Nevins RVN and Past President of the BVNA will chair the Nursing stream. A keynote panel discussion will take place at the end of the first day. The full programme is available on the Vets Southwebsite.

Early Bird rates start at £90.00 + VAT per day and are available until 31 December 2019.

Delegates can also sign up for a free six-month subscription to Improve’s Online Bitesize CPD, an online educational platform offering convenient 24/7 access to learners. It offers veterinary surgeons an additional 18 hours of free CPD and an additional nine to veterinary nurses.

“The combination of a fantastic clinical programme developed by Improve International, our team of outstanding speakers and a friendly, accessible venue is set to make Vets South 2020 the best yet,” explains Dr Aram Diez, Event Director: “We are also delighted to welcome Bayer Animal Health as our lead sponsor.”

Ms Donna Tomlinson, Senior Brand Manager at Bayer Animal Health, said: “Bayer is proud to be supporting Vets South 2020 as lead sponsor. It offers such a great opportunity to connect with veterinary professionals, and continue our support of the industry through providing confidence, convenience and continued education.”

For more information call 01793 20805.