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The intricate process of merging practices
  1. Dixon Gunn

    Dixon Gunn is a director of Anval. He is involved as a consultant in the BVA/SPVS Practice Survey.


THE current economic downturn in agriculture is having knock-on effects on veterinary practices, with the result that some are having to consider very carefully their position in the marketplace. There are a number of alternative ways forward open to practices in this situation, one of which is for two neighbouring practices to merge. In this article, Dixon Gunn explains the process.

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