July 2020

Third survey of practices shows fewer staff are furloughed or self-isolating because of COVID-19, with increase in number reporting they are back to “near normal”.

5 mins

Vets and vet nurses can now register for this year’s event, which will take place online from 4 to 7 November.

5 mins

June 2020

Scotland’s Rural College introduces new courses to Aberdeen campus and wants practices in the region to offer work placements to trainee nurses.

5 mins

VN Times columnist and leading exotics veterinary nurse has been voted in as chairman of RCVS VN council.

5 mins

Awards scheme recognises veterinary nurses who have gone above the call of duty and made difference to animals under their care.

5 mins

Liphook Equine Hospital is seeking applicants for its two-year course in equine veterinary nursing, which begins in September.

4 mins

RCVS VN council has approved a patient-based assessment for SVNs who are unable to take OSCE exams under coronavirus restrictions.

7 mins

Association calls for contact tracing rules to be amended for veterinary professionals to protect both animal welfare and practices that have taken a financial battering during COVID-19 lockdown.

7 mins

Association to host free online weekend as a celebration of veterinary nursing, with interactive workshops, keynote speakers, quizzes, competitions and much more.

3 mins

RVC study to be part of new BSAVA series to allow vets and VNs to discuss research papers and understand how findings impact them in practice.

5 mins

BVNA thrilled with level of engagement for this year’s first virtual Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month and congratulates VNs for going the extra mile.

5 mins

“We think all vet nurses are heroes and, especially right now, we thought it was time to give back and say thank you with the biggest ever CPD giveaway to the veterinary nursing community” – The Webinar Vet.

2 mins

“We’re thrilled with our new training centre and can’t wait to welcome students here, hopefully in September” – Abbeydale directors Kirsty Gwynne and Samantha Morgan.

4 mins

The BVA encourages members to sign a petition calling on the Government to give more support to human and animal health care providers.

4 mins

Aimed at vets and veterinary nurses, the course is being tutored by emergency and critical care specialist Susanna Solbak from Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists.

3 mins

Three days of lectures and interactive events are planned for the world’s first free virtual feline congress for vets, VNs and technicians.

3 mins

Organisers are planning an online event for the veterinary nurse profession, but exact details and dates are yet to be confirmed.

5 mins

Royal college announces it will consult the profession on plans to drop criminal standard of proof in disciplinary cases.

8 mins

Association hopes new resource will aid veterinary professionals in their discussions with clients about feeding their pets.

3 mins

College to run free sessions for vets and VNs to help them address challenges created during the COVID-19 pandemic.

7 mins