How to make your farm practice flourish

Event date

22 November 2018

Venue location

Engineers' House
The Promenade
Clifton Down


Jessica Wachtel, 0207 908 6336

Event type

Farm animal clinical CPD


Peter Gripper BVetMed MRCVS, Managing Director, Anval Ltd and Pete Orpin BVSc MRCVS



 Early birdStandard
Member£200 (including VAT£235 (including VAT)
Non-memberN/A£395 (including VAT)

Early bird rate applies to bookings made more than eight weeks in advance of the course date.

Event Description

Registration will open at 09.30, with the course starting at 10.00. The course will finish at 16.00.

This course will examine the impact of changes within the farm sector on practice sustainability and how practices can adapt and develop to deliver the services to meet the future needs of the farming industry. 

The skills of the future farm practitioner will require an increased use of consultancy and understanding of both farm and practice economics.

To be successful an expanded range of techniques and tools will be required to successfully engage farmers to invest in veterinary led health programs.

The five key things delegates will learn from this course are: 

  • A refresher on practice economics and structure
  • Techniques to assess the robustness and health of your own practice
  • How to manage change and successfully reducing antibiotic usage and using health contracts to help protect the bottom line
  • How to use motivational interviewing and understanding client types to achieve behaviour change
  • How to identifying profit opportunities as a tool to engage farmers

Please note - if you want to book three courses for the price of two please call Jessica Wachtel on 020 7908 6336. 

Terms & Conditions

Payment conditions Payment for BVA courses must be received in advance. On acceptance of your booking a confirmation email will be sent to you. Prices are subject to 20% VAT and bookings will be confirmed with a VAT notice. Member discount Please note that in order to qualify for the member discount it must be the member that attends the course. A member cannot book on behalf of a non-member to benefit from the discount. If a non-member attends in place of a member, they will be liable to pay the additional non-member fee. Book three courses for the price of two This offer is only valid for BVA members. All three courses must be booked at the same time. The cheapest course will be free. A practice may book using the offer and send a different member of their team to each course. This offer is only valid for BVA 2018 CPD courses and excludes Media training, the ‘Staying safe in equine practice’ course and any webinars. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Cancellation policy In event of cancellations received in writing no later than one calendar month in advance of the course, the fee will be returned less 25% to cover administration expenses. After that date, no refunds will be possible. Substitutions may be made at any time, however, please see note (left) about the member discount. Programme information The programme information was correct at the time of going to press. However, due to unforeseen circumstances, the programme may change and BVA reserves the right to cancel the event or alter the venue and/or speakers. Where circumstances force BVA to cancel a course, the liability of BVA shall be limited to a refund of any fees paid for the course. BVA is not liable for any consequential loss. Booking indicates acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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