One of UK’s biggest pet supplement firms creates initiative and accompanying support materials to help owners keep animals relaxed and calm.3 mins
PDSA's latest Animal Wellbeing Report reveals UK statistic regarding animals taken on, which has shown no improvement since 2016.
Creating opportunities for VNs to explore other areas of nursing could be the key to tackling the profession's recruitment and retention crisis, says Noel Fitzpatrick.
As a result of the VN Futures project, RCVS consultation seeks to obtain veterinary professionals’ views on a new proposed framework for post-registration veterinary nursing qualifications.
“Blue Cross gives this annual award to recognise the commitment of vet nurses across the UK who work tirelessly to improve the lives of our pets” – director of veterinary clinical services David Catlow.
Biannual mission aims to create sustainable, healthy street cat and dog population by sterilising, treating and vaccinating them against disease.
A VN at Willows Referrals had her hair cut for the first time in eight years to help children recovering with cancer and other serious illnesses.
College survey aims to get better understanding of EU veterinary professionals’ views as “certain elements” of UK’s withdrawal from EU “have become clearer”.7 mins
Provider to run a series of seminars in October and donate money to the Worldwide Veterinary Service to help it refurbish its teaching hospital in Goa, India.
RVNs and auxiliaries at Ashleigh Veterinary Centre in Manchester promoted Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month while celebrating the opening of the practice’s Sale branch.
The course will detail how to get the most out of initial diagnostic tests, as well as help decide what more advanced diagnostics may be appropriate.
Catherine Gorman named Registered Veterinary Nurse of the Year following record nomination numbers for Northern Ireland Veterinary Nursing Awards 2018.
Modular programme will see presenters with specialist knowledge deliver a range of learning objectives at The Pets'n'Vets Family network in Glasgow.
Association’s free online CPD resource has more than 300 subjects available following addition of dentistry, exotics and surgery.
Delegates at this year’s event are invited to book a place at a supplementary “pre-congress” day (15 June), featuring a wide range of communication workshops.
Independent Vetcare ran a successful pilot Overseas Nurse Programme in April with three nurses, the next intake of “probably a dozen” nurses will be in August.
Stacey Blease will be in charge of shaping the learning and development of veterinary nurses following her appointment to the newly created position.3 mins
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.
Association uses Mental Health Awareness Week to encourage vets to “open up” about well-being and give more support to one another at work.
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.