RVN Carla Finzel felt compelled to create the role of “veterinary district nurse” after recognising owners need support following a pet’s diagnosis or surgery.7 mins
Veterinary nurses reminded their college renewal fee of £64 is due on or before 31 December to maintain RVN status.3 mins
Vote to reduce the term of service for council members from four years to three, as part of structural changes to help bring in “new blood”, confirmed.
Much-awaited results of RCVS consultation into future of schedule – which received the highest number of responses ever seen by the college – have been released.5 mins
The veterinary charity presented its Vet Nurse of the Year accolade at BVNA Congress in Telford to a VN who goes “above and beyond”.
Foundation year programme offers alternative veterinary nursing route for those who do not have necessary entry requirements.
RCVS Knowledge-hosted CPD session aims to help delegates implement advanced best practice and will bring together specialists from human and veterinary health.
Georgina Bretman received a two-year ban, community payback and a deprivation order after being sentenced in a case that took more than four years to come to court.4 mins
John Fishwick claims he is “constantly inspired by tenacity and dedication of colleagues”, while outgoing president Gudrun Ravetz hails small acts of joined-up working by veterinary family.
Veterinary personnel in Northern Ireland are to benefit from a confidential service staffed by specially trained colleagues at a local level.
The Veterinary Poisons Information Service is to host a series of refresher courses throughout 2018, aimed at keeping vets and VNs up to date in small animal toxicology.
Locum RVN Jo Hinde applauds social network giant's change in commerce policy to prevent sales of animals, but insists more needs to be done to stop problematic adverts appearing in the first place.
The University of Bristol’s post-grad nursing programme will give VNs the chance to increase their knowledge of clinical governance and evidence-based practice.4 mins
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.
“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.
Hartpury University Centre says it is “proud” to have been given taught degree awarding powers by the Queen’s privy council.
Full-time RVN and practice manager in Cardiff completes treatment’s advanced certificate, joining only a few other vet nurses to do so.4 mins
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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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.