August 2017

Plucky pups and courageous cats are being given the spotlight for 2018’s VN Times calendar, with veterinary nurses who supply entries being in with the chance of winning a £1,000 Amazon voucher.

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“It was just like having a new baby” – RVNs step up to care for poorly pup with around-the-clock care, taking it home, and feeding it every three hours.

4 mins

Hartpury University Centre says it is “proud” to have been given taught degree awarding powers by the Queen’s privy council.

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July 2017

Full-time RVN and practice manager in Cardiff completes treatment’s advanced certificate, joining only a few other vet nurses to do so.

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Are you a bright spark at your practice? The RCVS is looking for vet and VN innovators to share their ideas on social media, with prizes up for grabs.

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Vet Times CPD uses powerful search capabilities to help make finding and booking courses easier, with hundreds of courses by specialist CPD providers.

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A team from the Association of Zoo and Exotic Veterinary Nurses will complete the gruelling Rough Runner event in London to raise money for Wildlife Vets International.

Extra qualifications can "open doors" and improve salary expectations for veterinary nurses, claims the head of Glasgow's new postgraduate course for VNs.

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June 2017

The Bella Moss Foundation (BMF) and Oncore Online Learning-designed course will see delegates learn how to beat the superbugs and implement rigorous, tailored infection controls.

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A veterinary nurse in East Lothian whose dog lost its sight after contracting dry eye has spoken out to raise awareness of the condition.

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Nicola Buttler did not attend her RCVS veterinary nurse disciplinary committee hearing, having stated in advance she was not going to engage with the process.

10 mins

Emma Turner was nominated for the City and Guilds Medal for Excellence after achieving outstanding results for each aspect of her RVN training.

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Voting is now open for BVNA council, with eight candidates vying for six places.

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Two Cambridgeshire-based VNs will brave the heat, mud and exertion this weekend to raise money for a local rescue.

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A husband and wife team who formed a zoo consultancy business have hosted their first successful CPD event.

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BEVA has announced details of the dentistry day it is holding at congress this year.

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Vets and vet nurses are being urged to submit abstracts for the 14th Emergency and Critical Care UK Congress, which takes place in Harrogate in November.

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VetCPD is launching a two-day CPD congress aimed at small animal vets and veterinary nurses, to be held in the World Heritage City of Bath.

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Vets and vet nurses are being asked to nominate colleagues for the UK’s Veterinary Nurse of the Year 2017 award.

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Two VNs have won recognition for their efforts in training nurses of the future at the inaugural Veterinary Nursing Educator of the Year Awards.

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