Vet’s son to open SPVS-VPMA congress in January

Alastair Campbell, former labour spin doctor and the son of a Yorkshire  vet, is to open the 2016 SPVS-VPMA congress to be held at the Celtic Manor Resort on 29th and 30th January.

Among the many other speakers at the event will be Rick Debowes who runs the leadership Programme at Washington State University’s Veterinary School; Claudia Hammond, presenter of radio 4′s All in the mind who will chair the mind matters mental health stream being run with the RCVS; and Michael Pagnotta, Celtic Manors head of learning and development who will share more tops on training staff to deliver five-star service.

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