September 2018

Event aims not only to raise awareness of veterinary nursing as a career option, but also to demonstrate the roles available for qualified RVNs looking to join Scarsdale Vets.

3 mins

August 2018

Five RVNs and five vets are in with a chance of scooping a prize at this year’s Animal Star Awards.

4 mins

Reduced prices are available until the end of August for anyone interested in saving cash on entry to this year’s VetCPD annual conference.

3 mins

All SVNs enrolled at Dick White Academy have rated experiences as excellent, very good or good, and are confident they will reach career ambitions.

6 mins

Scotland’s Rural College becomes second higher education institution in Scotland to offer a degree in veterinary nursing, with the BSc course the first degree of any kind at the college's Barony campus.

5 mins

RCVS launches series of case studies to its website to cover what vets can and cannot delegate to RVNs and SVNs in veterinary practices.

3 mins

Veterinary nurse wins contest linked to canine acute moist dermatitis product from Norbrook, which saw hundreds of veterinary professionals take part.

3 mins

BEVA is advising veterinary nurses who work with horses that its annual congress will feature a host of events and activities tailored to nursing, delivered by highly experienced VNs.

6 mins

Nurse and animal care assistant from Cave Veterinary Specialists in Somerset battle scorching temperatures to raise £500 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

2 mins

Ten-week-old Rodney has begun training to intervene and help 11-year-old owner when she is experiencing an autistic episode.

5 mins

A proposed framework for post-registration VN qualifications have been met with approval and welcomed from across the profession.

5 mins

The International Society of Feline Medicine is organising an event dedicated to feline veterinary nursing – thought to be the first of its kind in the UK.

4 mins

Speaking at the RCVS' Royal College Day, Racheal Marshall encouraged veterinary nurses to take action and "engage as much as they possibly can" with the profession.

5 mins

Royal college’s veterinary nurse disciplinary committee has ordered that Laura Jane Garfield be removed from register for serious professional misconduct.

10 mins

July 2018

Following a call to fill three vacancies and nine nominations being received, a host of new faces are set to become members.

3 mins

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.

5 mins

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.

6 mins

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.

6 mins

“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.

4 mins