November 2019

VN "ambassadors" will reach out to primary school-age children to interest them in the profession, and help to encourage diversity.

4 mins

The new framework – drawn up by a working group of VN council members and the RCVS director of veterinary nursing – brings “disparate policies into a unified whole”.

4 mins

The winner of the inaugural award, in memory of Louise O'Dwyer, was revealed at Vets Now's Emergency and Critical Care Congress.

5 mins

Event aims to bring the world’s leading emergency and critical care experts together in one room to share their knowledge with vets and VNs.

4 mins

“Treating patients on a limited budget” will be the theme for the only veterinary congress to be held in the south-west of the UK.

4 mins

An RVN from the University of Glasgow wants nurses and veterinary care assistants to take part in a study that will put such procedures under the microscope.

3 mins

Centre will become one of the few private education facilities to train VNs and care assistants following funding from the Education and Skills Funding Agency.

4 mins

The series, which has been designed in response to a member survey conducted earlier this year, will deliver CPD at a time convenient to members.

4 mins

RCVS says “it was clear” vets and VNs could benefit from additional guidance and greater clarity around some of the terms and language in the schedule.

4 mins

October 2019

Amy Lyburn created "The Anxious RVN" Facebook group to channel her own anxiety and support colleagues who may otherwise be suffering alone.

3 mins

Oral Care Nurse Certificate, now in its third year, has been undertaken by 2,748 VNs, with 80 of this year's cohort celebrating at CPD day.

6 mins

Winner nominated for her “enthusiasm, extensive knowledge and experience making her a role model for hard work and self-motivation”.

4 mins

College of Animal Welfare’s 2020 event to take place on 16 and 17 March at East of England Arena and Events Centre in Peterborough, offering up to 12 hours of CPD.

3 mins

Recognition of Achievement awards, from iCatCare and ISFM, presented to students who have gained highest level of achievement on charity's distance learning courses.

5 mins

Megan Sutton, who has just completed a VN foundation degree at Askham Bryan College, scoops James Herriot Foundation Trust award in recognition of her work.

4 mins

VetCPD’s online course, “Hip and elbow dysplasia – developmental causes of lameness in dogs” with Philip Witte, launches on 4 November.

3 mins

Two separate ceremonies hosted by RCVS for its newly registered veterinary nurses and for those achieving Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing.

5 mins

More than 20 students attend graduation ceremony to mark successful completion of University Centre West Anglia's BSc and FdSc courses.

5 mins

Philippa Barclay, a nurse clinic co-ordinator from The Wheelhouse Veterinary Centre in Buckinghamshire, is in Goa with Mission Rabies.

5 mins

Creative thinking from SVNs Steph Crow and Millie Keinzley allows colleagues to know exactly where to find and store their stethoscopes.

3 mins