• Herts, Beds & Northants Region, VPMA
  • Herts, Beds & Northants Region, VPMA
  • Herts, Beds & Northants Region, VPMA
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    The day will also offer a focused exhibition – click here for details of the companies that will be available to talk to you.

    The day will start at 9:30am and finish at 4:30pm. Workbooks, CPD certificates, lunch and refreshments are included.

    For further details and to register click here.

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Herts, Beds & Northants Region

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The Herts, Beds & Northants region usually holds its meetings at Venue 360 in Luton.

Denise held her first meeting on the 25th October 2013 which proved to be very successful.

Denise is planning to hold a couple of meetings during 2014, details of which will be made available nearer the time.

Regional Organiser:

Denise Whitham

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My career in veterinary practice started as a part time receptionist with the Icknield Veterinary Group in 1994, working my way up to become Practice Manager of our multi-branch practice 4 years ago. I joined the VPMA when I first became Practice Manager, as it offered a support network and much needed guidance. As Regional Organiser, I’m looking forward to being able to host meetings for other managers, with the aim of discussing and sharing solutions to the challenges we all face in our day-to-day roles.


Tel: 07837 058155


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