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Recruitment challenges
Large corporate acquisitions and the shortage of vets
  1. David Catlow
  1. Blue Cross, Shilton Road, Burford, Oxon OX18 4PF
  1. e-mail: david.catlow{at}

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I read the interview with Simon Innes with interest (VR, 17 March 2018, vol 182, pp 313-315). He makes some salient points and the views of the CEO of one of the major employers of vets in the UK (CVS) are relevant. Solutions have to be found for the current shortage of vets and, as I am already aware, it is clear that BVA and RCVS, at whose feet he appears to lay some blame, are very active in this area.

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