March 2017

The BVNA has announced Wendy Nevins as its new junior vice-president with immediate effect. She will become BVNA president in October, taking over from Samantha Morgan.

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The RCVS has announced the winners of this year’s Queen’s Medal and Golden Jubilee Award – the highest honours the college can bestow on a veterinary surgeon and veterinary nurse.

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CQ (Central Qualifications) has launched The Veterinary Nursing Educator of the Year Awards to recognise the hard work and commitment of all who support students studying for veterinary nursing qualifications.

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The operations director of one of the UK’s leading not-for-profit veterinary clinics – who is also a former registered general nurse – has called for stronger control over clinical standards.

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"Calm vet, healthy pet" is the theme for this year’s Veterinary Northern Ireland small animal spring conference, to be in County Armagh in May.

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A family of Labrador retrievers has been given a key role in helping select VN students to study at Edinburgh Napier University.

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TV presenter and science writer Alice Roberts has been announced as keynote speaker at the forthcoming Central Qualifications (CQ) graduation and awards ceremony.

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A Cheshire-based veterinary nurse has scooped two awards for helping obese pets fight the flab.

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February 2017

Vet Times is pleased to announce the winner of VN Times’ latest £1,000 Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care bursary competition.

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CVS director of nursing Belinda Andrews-Jones and VN blogger and clinical coach Jane Davidson have created an intervention sheet they hope will help identify when a patient’s condition needs help.

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Three scholarships are available for a programme that aims to help vet nurses attain veterinary technician specialist (emergency and critical care) certification in the UK.

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Veterinary professionals are being urged to lend their skills to the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad and help transform the lives of 100 million working donkeys, mules, horses and their owners.

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Time is running out for VNs to apply for the chance to study the Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care for free.

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RVN Lois Hodgkinson admitted the charges against her and accepted the facts amounted to disgraceful conduct in a professional respect.

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The royal college has announced the candidates standing in the 2017 RCVS council and VN council elections.

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A husband and wife team say they have “filled a gap” within the veterinary industry by combining their animal care expertise to create zoo-related CPD.

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The BVA and BVNA have launched a new campaign encouraging the veterinary family, UK governments and the general public to show their support for “team vet”.

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The BVNA has announced the details for its 2017 bursaries which, it claims, are ideal for those VNs whose “ambitions outweigh their resources”.

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January 2017

Vets and VNs must do more to appreciate each other‘s skill sets to improve the advice and care a practice can offer, the BVNA president has said.

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Veterinary practices, PR agencies and industry marketers are being invited to showcase their PR campaigns by entering this year’s Veterinary Marketing Association PR Award for 2016.

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