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Taking time out of practice to combine travel and study
  1. Ewan McNeill

    Ewan McNeill graduated from Glasgow in 1984. After five years in mixed practice, he moved to concentrate on small animal work and, since 1996, has been joint principal of the Castle Veterinary Centre in Nottingham. His interests include ophthalmology and radiology. He is currently PRO for SPVS, and a trustee of the Veterinary Benevolent Fund.

  2. Brin McNeill

    Brin McNeill qualified from Glasgow in 1984. After two years as small animal house physician at Glasgow veterinary school she moved to concentrate on small animal practice. She is joint principal of the Castle Veterinary Centre, and has a special interest in cardiology and vetclient communication.


THE opportunity to escape the pressures of practice for a while and combine a period of travel with time spent pursuing a veterinary interest is something that would, no doubt, appeal to many in practice. Here, Ewan and Brin McNeill, past-recipients of the Frank Beattie/BSAVA Travel Scholarship, discuss experiences of their study tours in the USA and offer some guidance for anyone harbouring similar ambitions.

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