Veterinary Law and Practice in Ireland


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Authors: Finola Colgan Carey and Lisa Geraghty

ISBN:  9781911611356

Format: Paperback

Publishing:  25 November 2021

 

About

 

Veterinary Law and Practice in Ireland is the first book to deal with the practical and legal issues that confront the veterinary profession. The authors give their professional and practical perspectives from their respective legal and veterinary disciplines.

This book examine current legislation and case law and how it reflects on veterinary practice and its operation. Legal issues such as employment law, contract law, professional negligence and duty of care are examined. Animal health, welfare practice, ethical considerations, adherence to good governance and mental health and well-being issues are all given consideration.

Veterinary Law and Practice in Ireland is an all-encompassing reference book for all persons in the veterinary profession including veterinary practitioners, veterinary medicine, veterinary nursing students and all para-professionals engaged in veterinary work.

 

Content Includes

 

Part I Regulation Of The Profession

Chapter 1: The Veterinary Practice Act 2005 (As Amended) And The Veterinary Council Of Ireland

Chapter 2: Legal Standards In Veterinary Practice

Chapter 3: The Codes Of Professional Conduct For Veterinary Practitioners.

Chapter 4: Ethical Standards In Veterinary Practice

Chapter 5 Fitness to Practise Procedures of the Veterinary Council of Ireland

Part II Civil, Professional And Contractual Obligations

 

Chapter 6: An Introduction To The Irish And European Legal Systems

Chapter 7: Contract Law And Veterinary Practice

Chapter 8: Professional Liability

Chapter 9: Data Protection Legislation

Chapter 10: Freedom Of Information Act And The Workplace

Chapter 11: The Veterinary Practitioner As An Expert Witness

Part III: Public Health And The Role Of The Veterinary Profession In Society

Chapter 12 : The Role of the Veterinary Profession in Food Safety

Chapter 13: The Role of the Veterinary Profession in Animal Welfare

Part IV Employment Law Rights and Obligations    

Chapter 14: The Employment Relationship

Chapter 15: Restrictive Covenants in Veterinary Practice

Chapter 16: Workplace Procedures and Policies and the use of Mediation in Conflict Resolution

Part V: Health, Safety And Wellbeing In Veterinary Practice

Chapter 17: Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005

Chapter 18: The Organisation of Working Time Act 1997 and Veterinary Practice

Chapter 19: Rights and Obligation of Pregnant Workers and Parental Leave Entitlements

Chapter 20: Self Care and Well-Being

 

About the Authors

 

Finola Colgan Carey is a law lecturer in the Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest, and holds the following qualifications, BA, LL.B, LL.M, Higher Diploma in Education, Diploma in Project Management, Certificate in Train the Trainer and PG Diploma in Workplace Health Promotion.

Dr Lisa Geraghty MVB, MSc, BA(Hons) Law, AM is a veterinary practitioner who lectures in Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest and consults on employment law compliance and workplace dispute resolution in veterinary practice.

 

Who Should Buy This Book?

 

This book is an essential tool for all persons in the veterinary profession including veterinary practitioners, veterinary nurses, veterinary practice managers, students of veterinary medicine and nursing, and all para-professionals engaged in supporting the veterinary industry.

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