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Looking after interns and residents
  1. Beth Reilly,
  2. Tom Warboys,
  3. Reuben Newsome,
  4. Abigail Charlesworth,
  5. Charlotte Mouland,
  6. Josh Swain,
  7. Benjamin Barber,
  8. Peter Siviter,
  9. Emily Gascoigne and
  10. Gareth Foden
  1. (current or past interns/residents), Synergy Farm Health Ltd, West Hill Barns, Evershot DT2 0LD
  1. email: emily.gascoigne{at}

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We read with empathy the experience of Anon regarding internships and residencies (VR, 19 January 2019, vol 184, p 99). We are all current or previous farm animal interns or residents with the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in association with Synergy Farm Health in Dorset, and we wish to share our experiences.

Twelve interns have completed the junior clinical training scholarship (JCTS) that Synergy has been running for new and recent graduates in association with the RVC since 2011. The practice has also hosted one resident of the European College of Small Ruminant Health Management. Synergy has 33 vets and interns are taken on full time and placed under the supervision of …

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