Series 3: Episode 2: Get involved

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This episode includes:

  • Links to national audits which will allow you to benchmark your data
  • Discussions with veterinary professionals that have got involved in benchmarking
Benchmarking Walkthrough

Benchmarking Walkthrough

A handy infographic that explains the process of benchmarking. Ideal to print!

How to take part in National Audit for Small Animal Neutering

How to take part in National Audit for Small Animal Neutering

CPD: 5 minutes

Watch this video to learn how you and your team can take part in the National Audit for Small Animal Neutering.


Link to National Audit for Small Animal Neutering

Link to National Audit for Small Animal Neutering

Follow the link to the National Audit for Small Animal Neutering audit, submit your data and contribute to establishing UK benchmarks in post-operative complication rates for neutering of small animals.

Using the Canine Cruciate Registry

Using the Canine Cruciate Registry

CPD: 20 minutes.

The Canine Cruciate Registry (CCR) gathers data by generating a series of questionnaires, both for surgeons and dog owners, which are meant to be completed over the course of the dog’s care, and afterwards to monitor their long-term progress.

Listen to Pam Mosedale talk to Ross Allan about his experiences of using the registry.

An introduction to the reporting tools on the Canine Cruciate Registry

An introduction to the reporting tools on the Canine Cruciate Registry

CPD: 5 minutes.

Watch the video to learn how the reporting function within the Canine Cruciate Registry can benefit you, your team and your patients.  See what reports you can set up and how they can be personalised so you can get the most from the data you collect.

Canine Cruciate Registry Link

Canine Cruciate Registry Link

Follow the link to the Canine Cruciate registry database and contribute to the evidence-base to help us better understand which surgical techniques and implants improve patient outcomes.

Farm Vet Champions Link

Farm Vet Champions Link

Follow the link to access the learning platform and join the community of Farm Vet Champions, a major collaborative project to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

National Audit for Post-operative Outcomes Link

National Audit for Post-operative Outcomes Link

Follow the link to the National Audit for Post-Operative Outcomes and register your details to be updated as this major project to enable improvements during the peri- and post operative journey develops.

International Colic Surgery Audit Link

International Colic Surgery Audit Link

Follow the link to the International Colic Surgery Audit, submit your data and contribute to the evidence-base to help improve the care and outcomes for horses and their owners following colic surgery.

Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network Link

Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network Link

Follow the link to the Small Animal Veterinary Surveillance Network to help expand the database of UK pet health records and support research into animal and human diseases. 

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