December 2023

A government minister was among the guests at an awards ceremony where two new stars of the veterinary nursing profession were honoured.

7 mins

November 2023

In its strongest intervention yet on the issue, the BVA president has accused Defra of lacking “clear understanding” of the impending ban’s impact on both dogs and veterinary professionals.

13 mins

Thought to be the first in the profession, the hub includes training, CPD, resources and specific support.

4 mins

A disciplinary panel was told the nurse removed the heads from two cats before putting them in bags and freezing them.

8 mins

Individuals from IVC Evidensia raise £6,000 for StreetVet in high-level fund-raising effort.

3 mins

Concerns mount over moral injury toll as almost three quarters of vets and nurses surveyed by Vet Times say they would refuse to perform or assist with the euthanasia of a healthy XL bully.

13 mins

Appointment of Debbie Gray comes as fellow UK vet professionals head up association committees.

6 mins

Inaugural VetSkill OSCEs held, making qualification more accessible for student vet nurses. 

4 mins

RVN Carissa Gray, of Vets Now Macclesfield, has won the fifth annual bursary in the memory of acclaimed vet nurse Louise O’Dwyer.

7 mins

BSAVA is appealing for professionals to submit “interesting or unique” case reports to be presented at its 2024 conference in Manchester next March.

5 mins

Leading veterinary groups have joined forces to give evidence to the ongoing review of the sector.

5 mins

Organisers of the new project hope to develop a single place where VNs can connect with inspirational colleagues elsewhere.

3 mins

The Dog Control Coalition has called for greater clarity about how owners who want to keep their pets can do so within the forthcoming new law.

5 mins

October 2023

Written by RVN Beth Kirwan, manual from Ceva Animal Health features extensive information on benefits of veterinary nurse-led sessions, whether free or paid for.

6 mins

Katy Dickson from Cromwell Vets in Cambridgeshire, who has suffered from mental health issues in the past, completed the 10km race to raise money for Vetlife.

4 mins

Well-being support essential for student veterinary nurses and career longevity, according to a Hartpury University academic’s study.

7 mins

Provet’s small animal nutrition course, hosted by specialist vet and independent consultant Mike Davies, will be held at the Holiday Inn Basingstoke and via Zoom from 19 to 21 January.

2 mins

Alterations made so vets and VNs, who have to show how they have reflected on what they have learned from their CPD, can more easily track progress and see when they are compliant.

6 mins

Communication, leadership and management – all key to sustainability of vet profession – will feature as part of a series aimed at all members of the team.

3 mins

An emergency session will take place tomorrow after the Government vowed to define and ban the breed in response to a series of attacks.

5 mins