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Making the jump from assistant to partner
  1. Simon Swift

    Simon Swift graduated from Cambridge in 1986 and worked in mixed practice for two years before moving to a small animal hospital practice. He is now a partner in a sevenperson hospital in Cheshire and holds the certificate in small animal cardiology.


FOR most veterinary surgeons who wish to remain in full-time practice, the jump from assistant to partner is seen as a logical progression. As discussed in the May issue of In Practice (p 238), becoming a partner may be a quantum leap, but it should not be a leap into the, unknown. Here, Simon Swift looks at financial aspects that must be considered.

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