Animals in whose care? How technology and the vet-led team may shift the definition of 'in our care'
Advances in technology and telemedicine are changing the shape of healthcare delivery. At the same time, more responsibility is being passed from veterinary surgeons to veterinary nurses and other skilled professionals. But at what point is treatment of an animal no longer under the care of the veterinary surgeon? And to what extent is the profession willing to change the definition of in our care’? In this session we will consider the fundamental questions that will impact the future of veterinary care and the roles of the next generation of veterinary surgeons.