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The Dick Vet Clinical Club

Welcome to the Dick Vet Clinical Club seminars.

Delivering a lecture

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) we have taken the decision to cancel our on campus events in April and May.  We will keep this page up to date and give regular updates here on future events.  Many thanks for your patience. 


Current Schedule


In these unprecedented times we are adapting to new ways of working, and as part of this we are happy to announce that the Dick Vet Clinical Club will be temporarily moving to a weekly webinar format. We hope that these sessions will prove useful and we welcome all feedback.

No booking is required, the session will go live shortly before the talk is due to begin and you can access the room by clicking on the links below. 


8th April - Richard Mellanby

‘Update on canine chronic hepatitis’ -


15th April - Geoff Culshaw

‘ECGs for Dummies Like Me’ -


22nd April - Tobias Schwarz

‘Emergency radiography of the thorax’ -


29th April - Ben Blacklock

‘Corneal ulcers – why don’t they heal?’  -


6th May - Craig Breheny

‘ECC approach to trauma cases’  -


13th May - Gudrun Schoeffmann ‘

Anaesthesia for small animals with cardiac disease’  -


Prior to the Session:

Required Equipment and Software

  • Internet Access (broadband connection highly recommended.
  • Collaborate Ultra will be hosted in your browser. For the best experience, use Google Chrome: Browser Support
  • Soundcard with microphone and headphones (A headset with microphone/headphones is highly recommended)
  • Webcam (optional)

Accessing the sessions

  • On the night, click the "access webinar here" link in this e-mail to access the virtual classroom.
  • Please log on ten minutes before the session is due to start, to ensure you have access and to check your settings.
  • Enter your name to access the session. There is no password required.
  • Once in the session, please check your audio and video setup. - Audio and video setup

For more information about Blackboard Collaborate:

Session preparation and checklist

Blackboard help



The Dick Vet Clinical Club at the Easter Bush Campus is currently on hold, due to the current global pandemic.  Please check back closer to the time to see if the sessions below will be running/ 


CANCELLED - 6th May 2020

Efa Llewellyn   - Head of Emergency and Critical Care 

Management of Electrolyte Emergencies

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3rd June 2020

Spela Bavcar   - Senior Lecturer 

Chemotherapy in a nutshell – safety, protocols, drug doses and other considerations

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1st July 2020

Evi Pecceu & Magdalena Parys Lecturers in Oncology

Palliative care in small animal oncology

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5th August 2020

Pablo Amengual & Anna Sunol   - Lecturers in Neurology

Status epilepticus - What should I do?

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2nd September 2020

Craig Breheny - Lecturer - Emergency and Critical Care

Approach to the road traffic accident patient       

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7th October 2020

Gudrun Schoeffmann - Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Anaesthesia

How to get the most out of your anaesthesia monitoring equipment

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4th November 2020

Dylan Clements - Senior Lecturer Small Animal Orthopaedics

Improving surgical safety

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2nd December 2020

Silke Salavati - Senior Lecturer in Small Animal Internal Medicine

Microbiome and first experiences with FMT

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