February 2017

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.

4 mins

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.

4 mins

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.

5 mins

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.

11 mins

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

3 mins

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

4 mins

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.

4 mins

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”.

5 mins

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

4 mins

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.

4 mins

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.

2 mins

VN Alison Blyth has spoken of her delight at winning a caption competition that asked participants to contribute to an advertising campaign about the importance of senior canine care.

4 mins

Veterinary nurses wanting to expand their skills have until the end of January to enrol in Royal Canin’s level four certificate in canine and feline veterinary health nutrition.

3 mins

RCVS removes 247 veterinary nurses from its register for failing to pay their annual renewal fee – but figure is down on 692 removed this time last year.

3 mins

A Braintree-based practice has hired a new head nurse following her predecessor’s resignation after more than 20 years at the helm.

3 mins

The deadline is approaching for nominations from vets and VNs who wish to stand as candidates in the RCVS council and VN council elections.

4 mins

The president of the BVNA has promised “the best is yet to come” as the association looks forward to 2017.

4 mins

The International Society of Feline Medicine will hold two feline symposia ahead of this year’s BSAVA Congress – one of which is a new programme specifically for vet nurses.

3 mins

December 2016

VN Times again joins forces with Vets Now to offer RVNs chance to get Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care (Cert VN ECC) course funded.

11 mins

A veterinary nurse has spoken of her happiness at seeing a dog recover from “one of the biggest wounds” the veterinary team had seen.

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