May 2018

With polling open between 1 June and 18 July, BVNA members – both full and student – will be to cast their vote for no more than two candidates they wish to see elected.

2 mins

Association uses Mental Health Awareness Week to encourage vets to “open up” about well-being and give more support to one another at work.

6 mins

Emily Richardson, a veterinarian at welfare charity Mayhew, is surprised feline neutering is not a routine activity for most vets, and has been teaching in Portugal.

7 mins

Jan Stevenson has been head nurse, community nurse and consulting nurse in her time, and is thrilled today's RVNs are "seen as valued members of the team".

5 mins

Veterinary professionals looking to advance their academic career can apply for two open programmes from the charitable division of the BSAVA.

5 mins

Northumberland-based veterinary nurse Lauren Bell will spend three weeks on a Thai island to lend her skills to help wild and domestic animals.

5 mins

April 2018

VN Futures-themed evening will explore work flexibility from employer perspective and benefits of job sharing, followed by a panel discussion.

5 mins

CPD event to teach psychology of client satisfaction, as well as top tips on how to work effectively with other VNs, managers and vets.

3 mins

As BSAVA Congress 2018 kicks off, delegates celebrate the dedication of 20 recipients – nominated by colleagues – towards veterinary science contributions at the association's opening ceremony.

3 mins

CPD for vet nurses about supporting pet diabetes management will be hosted by MSD Animal Health and delivered by diabetes nurse specialist Nicola Ackerman.

2 mins

Series of expert-led streams and talks for vets and veterinary nurses at Northern Ireland conference will focus on dealing with cat and dog skulls.

5 mins

Convicted RVN stole medication from veterinary group she worked for and forged prescriptions for more ordered to be removed.

8 mins

Royal College details further advice for vets and veterinary nurses regarding client discussions and responsibility prior to treatments or procedures being carried out.

7 mins

March 2018

Speaking at TP Congress 2018, Julie Dugmore, director of veterinary nursing at the RCVS, said the role could provide RVNs with enhanced career opportunities.

7 mins

RCVS junior vice-president Amanda Boag and ECC specialist Tobias Grave to host series of CPD events across UK, in partnership with Veterinary Times.

4 mins

RVN Sue Pell, of North Downs Specialist Referrals in Surrey, will revisit ger previous patient while embarking on a trip to south-east Asia, to help threatened and abused species.

6 mins

Leadership and innovation, VN Futures, Brexit and Mind Matters will all feature in a packed programme from the royal college in Birmingham.

5 mins

Inspired by her colleagues, Ellie Tomlinson is undertaking the Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency Critical Care while continuing to work at The Minster Veterinary Practice.

4 mins

Registrations are already flying in for the 2018 Oral Care Nurse training course; however, for those interested, but undecided, RVN Chloe Little shares her experience from having completed the course last year.

6 mins

Petplan to offer chance for RVN to shine by sharing his or her expertise to pet owners via firm’s social media, followed by more than 150,000 people.

3 mins