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Simple security measures: how to safeguard your practice
  1. Christine Shield

    Christine Shield graduated from Edinburgh in 1983. She works freelance, after having sold the single‐handed small animal practice that she ran for 17 years. She is a past‐president of the SPVS and the North of England Veterinary Association and a council member of the RCVS and BVA.

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OPPORTUNISTIC thieves are always on the look‐out for the chance to grab a handbag, mobile phone, cash or, in some cases, prescribed drugs and equipment such as hypodermic syringes. If a practice is not properly protected, it may actually be easier for an opportunistic thief to undertake a ‘daylight robbery’ than risk a midnight raid. Christine Shield outlines some simple, inexpensive measures that practices can adopt to reduce their vulnerability during working hours.

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