Join us for VET Festival!

20-21 May 2022, Loseley Park, Surrey

VETERINARY EDUCATION TOMORROW

Health & Safety at VET Fest

At The VET Festival the health and well-being of all our delegates are of utmost importance to us. This year we are taking some extraordinary measures in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and we know that all of you will join us in making sure we can have a fantastic event in 2021.  

We are constantly monitoring the situation and following government guidance and we will update and amend our safety measures continually right up until the event. Please note the following which will help everybody stay safe and well.

  • If necessary please follow the government’s Stay At Home Guidance.  This applies to those individuals who have symptoms of COVID-19 – 

a new continuous cough, 

a high temperature and 

loss of taste/smell

If you live in a household or are in a support bubble with someone who has symptoms, and those that have been advised to self-isolate as part of the government’s test and trace service or owing to a recent return (within 14 days) from a country that does not feature on the exempt countries and territories list. 

If you are isolating, you can contact us on marketing@vetfestival.co.uk  and we will transfer your tickets to 2022.

  • We will look at spreading the entry times so that we can accommodate for the arrival of all delegates, without ever having too many people queuing.
  • Our queues to entry will be managed so there is a 2m separation distance between delegates. You are not required to, but do feel free to wear a mask should you choose.
  • As part of the condition of entry we will need to take your details to assist with NHS Test and Trace.  An NHS COVID-19 QR code will be available but there will be alternatives to this if you have not downloaded this app.
  • We will be looking to ensure everyone stays 2m apart throughout their VET Festival experience. There will be floor guides around the show. 
  • To ensure your safety in the lecture halls, we will be implementing a one way system, staggered seating arrangements and sanitation stations. 
  • We will position handwashing stations around the event and each individual exhibitor will be given their own hand washing alcohol rub as well.
  • The number of toilets available has been increased.
  • We have increased and enhanced our cleaning regime to ensure that toilets, seating areas and the general event is cleaned on a far more regular basis.
  • Our food outlets are independently audited to ensure the highest quality of health and hygiene on site, and during the event they will be individually monitored by a food safety manager.
  • Everyone one of our exhibitors will have completed a COVID-19 risk assessment for their participation at the event.
  • Signage will be around the event to remind everybody what they can do to ensure we manage the risk of transmission.
  • We will have a dedicated team on site whose role it will be to monitor the event and remind people about things like social distancing.

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