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.

The early gestation period and long returns to oestrus in cattle

The fertility of dairy cattle has declined over the last 30 years. As a push for higher milk production has taken place, consideration of the negative impact on fertility has not been sufficiently add...

Pericardial disease in the dog and cat

The pericardium is a double-walled sac that surrounds the heart and the roots of the great vessels. Although survival is possible without a pericardium, it does serve several functions: balancing righ...

Ocular surface disease in dogs part 1: aetiopathogenesis and clinical signs

(DED) is a commonly diagnosed disorder in small animals. It has been historically described as a quantitative or qualitative deficiency in tear production; however, the pathogenesis of the disease is ...

Reducing risk in equine anaesthesia part 1: recognising risk factors and addressing common complications

Performing general anaesthesia in horses carries an inherent risk. Knowledge of the physiological, pharmacological and practical considerations unique to horses is important to be able to minimise thi...

Canine infective endocarditis

Canine infective endocarditis is defined as an infection of the endocardium, commonly involving one or more heart valves and leading to proliferative (vegetative) or erosive lesions. Prerequisites for...

Hip dysplasia: understanding the options (conservative management)

Canine hip dysplasia (CHD) is a common cause of hind limb lameness in dogs, and may be managed either conservatively or surgically. There is no single treatment option that is appropriate for every do...

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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.


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.

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