Latest Covid-19 survey provides good news

17 Oct 2020

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By Georgina Mills

Results from the latest RCVS Covid-19 survey show that things are getting back to normal for vet practices in the UK.

The fourth iteration of the college’s survey, which looks at the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, found that over half of practices (58 per cent) were providing a ‘near normal’ caseload and over a quarter (27 per cent) were operating as ‘business as usual’.

The latest survey showed significant improvements from the previous one, which was carried in June. In this, over half (58 per cent) of respondents reported a reduced caseload, while the latest figure stands at just 11 per cent.

There is also good news for practices’ finances. While in June, the majority of respondents said their practice turnover had reduced, in the latest survey 56 per cent of respondents said that it had stayed the same or increased.

Furthermore, 80 per...