March 2019

“Even to be nominated for a Lantra Scotland award is great, so to go one step further and win is such a surprise” – Lauren Attwood, RVN.

3 mins

The college has confirmed it will be replacing its operational board with a finance and resources committee, while members also voted to retain electronic voting protocols.

3 mins

Nurses looking to enhance their skills can choose from a range of CPD modules on a new course, thanks to a collaboration between CVS, the RVC and University of London.

3 mins

How to navigate the unpredictable and the unexpected will be central to the big issues stream at the association’s 2019 congress in Birmingham.

3 mins

Two-hour course aims to give nursing staff the support and advice they need to develop a successful leadership career in the profession.

3 mins

February 2019

The Veterinary Christian Fellowship has 37 veterinary nurse members following a promotional drive that included a presence at BVNA Congress.

4 mins

High-risk anaesthesia, emergency and critical care, companion animal behaviour and small animal nutrition are the four areas covered by a new range of CPD courses to run through March.

3 mins

Maternity leave was the main reason given for non-compliance in the the 2018 veterinary nurses CPD audit and more than 58% of respondents gave no reason at all.

5 mins

A pair of RVNs have their fingers crossed for a win after being named finalists in the learner of the year category of Lantra Scotland’s Land-based and Aquaculture Awards.

4 mins

RVNs at White Cross Vets in Coulby Newham, Middlesbrough, have introduced the initiative in a bid to help more nervous patients and support their owners.

2 mins

Highlighting the range of career paths open to RVNs will be the central theme of this year's VNAM, which begins in May.

3 mins

VNs offered a third off a wide range of CPD courses booked with the College of Animal Welfare throughout February.

2 mins

January 2019

VetCPD is offering a range of courses for vets and VNs starting in February, including emergency and critical care, diabetes in companion animals and skin cytology.

2 mins

The Positive Vet Nurse Instagram page creator has initiated the questionnaire to help shed light on the causes of such problems among the profession.

4 mins

“It’s really exciting now we can deliver the same quality training to those wishing to study within the equine field, too” – Frank Taylor of The College of Animal Welfare.

3 mins

Of those removed for non-payment this year – which equates to 2.7% of all RVNs – 150 have subsequently applied for restoration to the register, paying a £123 fee to do so.

3 mins

Carla Finzel is the first winner of monthly Above and Beyond Award, while RVN Anna Wright wins in the revamped Top Tips for January.

8 mins

Two online learning courses unveiled by the International Society of Feline Medicine – one for vets and nurses, and one for receptionists.

4 mins

A range of new small animal online CPD courses aimed at veterinary nurses have gone live today.

2 mins

December 2018

The royal college’s network is hosting two day-long, expert-led workshops in Cambridge early in 2019, aimed at fostering innovation.

5 mins