News, Offers & Announcements
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Offers and Announcements:
As of the 1st of September 2023, the RCVS (Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons) – the regulatory body for all vets in the UK are introducing new guidance on prescribing prescription-only medicines.
The guidance is an important step towards ensuring responsible use of veterinary drugs.
The new guidance requires that a physical examination by a vet has to be performed every time antibiotics, a product that may contain an antibiotic, antifungals and antivirals are required for your animal. This also includes new guidance on flea/worm/tick treatment and the need for a examination when you or the vet decides in a change to products used.
These guidelines could result in increased consultations/examinations than you are currently used to.
The full guidance and further information can be found on:
What this means in practice is that:
– Your animal will continue to need a clinical exam before we can dispense ANY antibiotics, antifungals, or antivirals.
– Your animal will need a clinical exam if you/we want to change the anti parasitic treatment (typically flea, tick and worm) that they receive or if it has been longer than 12 months since a veterinary surgeon has examined your pet for this reason, for example at their annual booster.
– For all other long-term treatment we still require that the animal is seen every 3 months as per our practice policy.
If you have any questions or concerns about the new guidance, RCVS can be contacted on: 020 7202 0789 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We would ask you to please remember we are a zero-tolerance on abuse at Croft, we will not tolerate any abuse directed at our employees.
These new rules are made by the RCVS, and we are required to follow these guidelines.
We really appreciate your patience and understanding during these changes.
Sheffield Bolsover Veterinary Senior clinics
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Senior pet clinics!
Our nurses are offering a 45-minute senior pet clinic appointment for £50, this includes bloods and urine tests and much more. See attached leaflet for details.
10% off Dentals
10% off dental procedures booked at the clinic to help keep your pet’s teeth healthy.
Give us a call today to find out more.
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We are a Silver accredited Cat Friendly Clinic
We understand that bringing your cat to visit the clinic can be a stressful experience, which is why we are proud to announce that we have been awarded the Silver Cat Friendly Clinic accreditation across both of our sites in Bolsover and Sheffield.
The ISFM Cat Friendly Clinic accreditation is an internationally-recognised award. It means that we have met the criteria to help minimise stress to your cat in our clinic. At our Bolsover site, we are now doing cat only clinics on a Thursday between 1pm and 2pm. Please call us to book an appointment.
We now stock gift vouchers
Struggling for a gift for a loved one, Croft Vets now stock gift vouchers!
Croft Vets welcomes Sarah Edge on to their Sheffield Site
She is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP), The Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Animal Therapy (ACPAT) and RAMP (Register of Animal Musculoskeletal Practitioners)
Everyone at Croft Vets wishing her all the best at her new site.
Laparoscopy Surgery (AKA Keyhole surgery) now available at Sheffield
Please see leaflet attached or Call the team on 01142 62144 for more details of the benefits and prices. Emma our Vet will be offering traditional spays , abdominally retained Tescles, forgeign body removal and much more.
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