A free day of referral CPD, with learning streams for vets, vet nurses and practice managers. 

Village Hotel Bury, Waterfold Business Park, Rochdale Rd, Bury BL9 7BQ

23 June, 10am to 5pm

How much?
It’s free of charge, and includes lunch and refreshments

We’re so excited to launch our first in-person CPD event in over two years. 

Sessions include ‘The Tip of the Iceberg: Body Cavity Bite Wounds’ with Prof. John Williams (Vet stream), ‘Dress for Success: Decision making in open wound management’ with Paul Aldridge (Vet nurse stream) and much more. See the full programme below. 

Please note we have limited spaces available for this event. Once you’ve registered your interest, we’ll contact you to confirm attendance.

We hope you can make it and look forward to seeing you there.  

Vets Now sponsor logos
Vet stream Nurse stream Practical room Practice Manager stream run by VMG (Subject to change)
10am - 10:45am The Tip of The Iceberg: Body Cavity Bite Wounds

John Williams

Dress for Success: Decision Making in Open Wound Management

Paul Aldridge

- Friendship as a New Manager
10:50am - 11:30am The 10-minute Orthopaedic Exam: “Left as I’m looking at him, or the dog’s left?”

Paul Aldridge

Don't Hold Your Breath - Anaesthetic Ventilation Refresher

Jason Holland

Nurse Practical: Suturing Workshop Team Harmony
11:30am - 12pm Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break Coffee break
12pm - 1pm Cough It Up!

James McMurrough

Feline Infectious Peritonitis: an update

Beth Thomas

Nurse Practical: Suturing Workshop Conducting Appraisals
1pm - 2pm Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
2pm - 2:55pm Managing the Achy Breaky Heart

James McMurrough

Putting You in NICU: Neonatal Resuscitation

Tom Towey

Vet Practical: Suturing Masterclass Managing Time and Energy
3pm - 3:45pm Water, Water Everywhere…so Which Drop Should We Drink?

Simon Hagley

CPR Refresher

David Owen and Amy Gavin

Vet Practical: Suturing Masterclass Difficult Team Members
3:45pm - 4pm Comfort break Comfort break Comfort break Comfort break
4pm - 5pm Wound Reconstruction Surgery Panel

John Williams and Paul Aldridge

The Diabetic Patient Panel

Beth Thomas and James McMurrough

- How to Communicate With Clients


Is there parking available?

Parking is free for all delegates, please ignore the signs requesting payment. Please inform the reception team at the Village Hotel that you are attending the Vets Now CPD event and provide them with your registration number.

What if I can no longer attend?

If you can no longer attend the event, please do inform us at least 48 hours beforehand by emailing [email protected]

If you do not let us know, or you let us know less than 48 hours prior, a No-Show fee will be charged. This will be a £50 fee payable to Vets Now.

Can I transfer my place to someone else at my practice?

Sadly not. The person attending will need to be the person whose name is registered.

What's the COVID policy?

The venue, Village Hotel Bury, has advised that anyone who has tested positive for Covid will unfortunately not be able to attend the event. If you’re suffering with Covid symptoms at the time of the event, please perform a lateral flow test before attending. Hand sanitisers will be provided throughout the venue.

If you test positive for Covid and cannot attend, please do inform us by emailing [email protected] as soon as you can.

A full day of CPD with our Manchester Referral Hospital team

Event Information

Date and Time

10.00am  – 
Village Hotel Bury
Rochdale Road
United Kingdom