January 2020

Vets, VNs and students have until 31 January to share their views on issues affecting UK pets – with the chance to win an all-inclusive annual membership to The Webinar Vet for all entrants.

5 mins

Of those taken off – 2.2% of all RVNs – some 70 have subsequently applied to have their name restored to the register.

3 mins

IVC will pay for teams of its own staff to go to Australia for a minimum of four weeks at a time to help in “any capacity required”.

8 mins

The two-day conference will cover important subjects encountered daily by vets and VNs in practice when dealing with feline patients.

4 mins

From 1 September 2023 the awarding organisation will no longer certificate existing veterinary nursing qualifications.

6 mins

Nominations sought for awards created to celebrate those who have made a significant contribution to the health and welfare of dogs, with a total prize fund of £66,000.

7 mins

An RVN is appealing to the profession to donate “whatever they can” to aid services and charities battling bush fire blazes in the country.

4 mins

BVA president Daniella Dos Santos discusses some of the association’s key objectives for 2020, including increasing diversity within the profession and tackling workforce retention.

5 mins

State of the art referral centre awarded four “outstanding” ratings in RCVS Practice Standards Scheme.

4 mins

Members of the profession can still nominate a colleague or their own practice up until 16 January.

2 mins

December 2019

CPD event featured speakers from east of England IVC Evidensia practices and dental specialist Gerhard Putter.

3 mins

College publishes new advice and guidance about changes to CPD requirements in 2020 and its new 1CPD platform.

5 mins

Vets and VNs have raised concerns in a new survey about the way the nation’s rabbits and guinea pigs are being fed.

5 mins

Myerscough unveils memorial plaque for veterinarian who was responsible for training thousands of veterinary nurses.

3 mins

Workshop that included meditation and yoga was offered to Beechwood Vets’ practice teams from across Leeds.

3 mins

The RCVS has issued a final call for nominations for its 2020 RCVS Awards and Honours as the deadline is less than a month away.

7 mins

“...this type of treatment is used by a large proportion of [US] practices to improve their patients’ health and well-being, and I saw first hand how it can really help” – RVN Lauren Keenan.

3 mins

New, experienced and aspiring head veterinary nurses and practice managers invited to 2020 CPD event.

3 mins

Pets undergoing operations at Laurels Veterinary Surgery are keeping warm thanks to VN’s sock-knitting mum.

3 mins

Xenotransfusion buys time to find perfect blood match for four-week old kitten from its own species.

4 mins