June 8th 2020

VCMS reports 98.5% of vets satisfied with complaint mediation service

The Veterinary Client Mediation Service has published its 2019 report, which reveals a rise in awareness of the service, superb feedback and an increase in engagement from veterinary practices over the past year.

Since its launch in 2016, the VCMS, which is funded by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), has handled 5,477 complaint referrals from veterinary clients and practices, with a current rate of over 400 mediations per year. Awareness of the service has increased to the point where a far greater percentage of clients are contacting the VCMS directly, rather than through a direct referral from the RCVS, shining a spotlight on the service’s quality, authority and continued success in helping to bring ongoing complaints to a close.

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November 2nd 2021

Stress Awareness: How Your Pet Can Benefit Your Mental Health

In our latest blog, we explore the benefits of pet ownership on both reducing stress and the improvement they can bring to mental health.
October 31st 2021

To Mediate, or Not to Mediate: How the VCMS Can Help You

In our blog post we explore the remit of the VCMS and what to consider when deciding whether to engage with the VCMS and our mediation service.
October 6th 2021

Case Study: How can the VCMS Bring Clarity to a Situation?

As part of our ongoing series where we examine how the VCMS has assisted clients, we look into how our team of Resolution Managers brought clarity to a situation and helped to find a mutually…