The Veterinary Education Trust for Continuing Professional Development

Vet Trust Regional (Formerly known as Moray CPD) Programme for 2017/2018


The Venue

Venue is The Knockomie Hotel, Forres, IV36 2SG (Strathconan Room)

NB – lectures start 0930. Please be prompt.


Venue for 18 January is Plewlands farm, Covesea, Lossiemouth, IV30 5QS (viewing gallery)

Lectures start today at 0930. Please be prompt.


Written notes will not be provided but e-notes will be available for delegates after the events.

There will be morning and afternoon coffee breaks, and lunch will be provided. Please advise of any special dietary requirements when booking.





Speaker (s)

Wed 8th November 2017


(5 hrs CPD)

Small Animal Oncology

(To cover first opinion chemotherapy, protocols, H&S drug handling,      lymphoma, QOL of patients)

Sponsor – AB Science

Isabelle Desmas-Bazelle

DVM,Dip ACVIM (Oncology)


American Specialist in Oncology

Wed 17th January 2018


(5 hrs CPD)

Farm Animal Meeting – Obstetrical Emergencies

Sponsor -Henry-Schein

John Dawson


Thurs 18th January 2018


(5 hrs CPD)

*Farm Animal Meeting – Practical Foot Trimming*

N.B. This is an extra meeting not covered by membership.

It is limited to 10 delegates at a cost of £200.

Sponsor – Norbrook

John Dawson


Tues 6th February 2018


(5 hrs CPD)

Equine meeting – Equine Lameness

(Suspensory desmitis; hock problems; bog spavin; thoroughpins and curbs; a pastern talk and digital sheath problems)

Sponsor – Boehringer Ingelheim

Dr Andrew McDiarmid

Clydevet Group Equine Hospital

Thurs 1st March 2018


(5 hrs CPD)


(To cover Allergy management; microscopy, cytology and quiz, otoscopy and Atopy)

Sponsor -Vetruus, Dechra and Virbac

Dr Tim Nuttall

Edinburgh Vet School


Cost:  Full day meetings with lunch provided cost £150.00 for vets and £80.00 for nurses.

Alternatively, practices may take advantage of paying an advance fee of £600.00 (5 or less FTE vets) or £850 (6 or more FTE vets) to cover meetings with no limit to the number of delegates (vets & nurses) from the practice attending the meetings.

Please note the cattle foot trimming course is a one-off special meeting which does not make up the normal Winter Programme and is charged separately. *

All meetings must be booked online by accessing the Vet Trust Regional tab on the website  in advance. Names of attending delegates must be provided within 72 hours of meetings if a Practice membership has been taken.

The preferred payment method is by Paypal on our website but if this is not practical then BACS to:

sort code 82-69-07 account no 40553648, ref ‘’delegate name’ VTRegional’

All further notices of meetings and amendments will be posted on the website and on our Facebook page (search ‘Vet Trust Ltd’), and e-mailed to practices who supply their e-mail address to