About

The platform is brought to you by MA Healthcare, publishers of the UK-Vet portfolio: Companion Animal, Equine, Livestock, and The Veterinary Nurse. It provides regular modules, drawn from our archive of peer-reviewed clinical content, which will stimulate thought and reflection, test your knowledge and help you fulfil your CPD activity.

It also includes an online portfolio, so you can easily record evidence of your documented CPD hours.

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Here’s a selection of our latest articles and educational presentations. Login to see more. We’re adding new content regularly, so if you don’t find what you want straight away, chances are it will be coming soon.


Enzootic abortion in sheep: a review

Enzootic abortion of ewes (EAE) is the most commonly diagnosed cause of abortion in sheep in the UK. This document will review disease background, how to reach a diagnosis of EAE, and recent developme...


Nurse parasite clinics and the benefits of routine testing

Cats and dogs are infected with a wide range of parasites, many of which are capable of causing or contributing to disease. Veterinary nurses play a vital role in helping to formulate parasite control...


Cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) exposure in dogs

Blue-green algae are cyanobacteria that grow in fresh, brackish or sea water. Under certain environmental conditions they form blooms in water bodies and these often colour the water blue-green (or br...


The importance of lavage in wound care

Open wound management in veterinary practice is commonplace, with the aim to provide the optimum wound condition to help aid healing and closure of the wound. There are four main principles of wound m...


Metabolic programming and monitoring tools in pre-weaned dairy calves

The current knowledge on the effects of nutritional and environmental factors in the late embryonic and neonatal phase of dairy calves on performance later in life is summarised. The importance of epi...


Poisons affecting the skin

All homes contain substances capable of causing serious injury if they come into contact with the skin. These substances include detergents, acids and alkalis found in many cleaning products, and petr...

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Frequently asked questions

What is UK VET CPD?

UK VET CPD is a service from the publisher of the UK-Vet portfolio. It includes articles from our full range of veterinary titles that have been enhanced to provide opportunities for reflection on your own practice, as well as an online portfolio to store all your revalidation requirements.

Is my data secure?

We take the security of your data very seriously. UK VET CPD is hosted in a state-of-the-art data storage system, protected by high-level security protocols. Access to your data is via your private login only. You can add access via your institutional login, but only you can see your data.

How do I access UK VET CPD?

Check out our YouTube channel for how-to videos for registration and login.

Simply complete a short registration form to create your personal account. You will then have free access to the portfolio and a selection of free CPD content.

Access to the complete range of CPD content requires a subscription to one of MA Healthcare’s veterinary journals. If you have a journal subscription and wish to activate your UK VET CPD account, please contact our customer service team or phone 0800 137201.

Your practice or institution may have subscribed to this resource on your behalf. Go to the institutional login page and enter your institution's name to find out, or you can ask directly at cpdlaunchpad@markallengroup.com or phone 0800 137201.

You will still have to complete a short registration in order to access the benefits of a personal account.

What is the cost of using UK VET CPD?

Registration and use of the online portfolio is free for subscribers to any UK Vet publication. If you want access to all the CPD on the site, you will need to subscribe to one of the UK-Vet journals, or be at a subscribing institution. Visit Magsubscriptions.com to see the latest offers.

Contact

For all customer support issues, contact our support team or call 0800 137201.

If you are a practice teacher or lecturer who would like to contribute CPD content, we would love to hear from you. Please contact our editorial team to discuss your proposal.

To tell us what you think or suggest a topic, simply fill in our feedback form.