Two RVN friends recount their adventures from spending a month volunteering at the only veterinary clinic in the Cook Islands.18 mins
Helen Benney details considerations around performing the vital peri-anaesthetic role required for patients with cardiovascular disease.
Elle Payne talks about how she overcame dyslexia and dyspraxia to achieve her ambitions – and urges everyone to strive for their goals.
Esme Hawkes discusses advice VNs can share with owners in the build-up to this season, from travel, vaccines, treating endemic and non-endemic ticks to infections – and everything in between.
David Beeston discusses the idea of removing the stigma around making mistakes and the key role veterinary nurses can play in quality improvement.
Hannah Canning shares her top tips on making students feel welcome in practice, the joy of welcoming the next generation to the profession and why she loves what she does.16 mins
VMG president Gillian Page explains why she has chosen "collaboration" as the theme for her presidential year and her route to becoming one of the UK's first VNs to own their own practice.
Melanie Sainsbury shares her experiences of working in small animal practice and as a veterinary education manager.
Esme Hawkes discusses the role veterinary professionals play in ensuring pet owners are on board with everything from microchipping and vaccinations, to flea and tick treatment, training and behaviour.
The BVNA president explains how she almost became a schoolteacher before discovering the joys of veterinary nursing, and outlines her hopes for the remainder of her presidential year.
Gemma Reeve bangs the drum for this year's Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month theme, which is exploring the variety of nursing options out there.
In celebration of Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month (VNAM), we at VN Times would like to take you back in time to the very roots of the veterinary nurse role, how it has evolved and the conception of VNAM.
RVN Nichi Cockburn talks about how her role in the profession has developed into practice management and veterinary physiotherapy.
Karen Ramsey, clinical director from 3 Mile Veterinary Centre in Glasgow, describes her work and future career aspirations.
Andrew Whitfield-Roberts, of Upton Veterinary Clinic on the Wirral, talks about being a senior nurse.
Emily Gardiner-Warren worked as a VN before turning to teaching. She is now a lecturer, tutor, programme manager and head of a centre. Here, she talks about how and why she went back to the classroom, and shares her advice on getting into teaching.18 mins
An animal nursing assistant talks about her journey from pharmacy dispenser to working in the veterinary sphere.
Sarah Caney discusses the importance of regular blood pressure evaluation in cats, and the part RVNs can play in ensuring owner awareness and understanding.
Laura Rosewell discusses managing emergency cases of dyspnoea, types of breathing diseases commonly seen in practice, and how these canine and feline patients can be supported by veterinary nurses – both during hospitalisation and after discharge.
Albert Holgate shares his journey from animal lover to clinical manager, the challenges of being deaf in the profession and his aims as a BVNA councillor.