Veterinary surgeons are being urged to measure the blood pressure of all cats older than seven years old as part of Feline Hypertension Month, starting on 1 May.5 mins
Ambitious initiative aimed at reducing antibiotic use has been rolled out to more than 450 Vets4Pets and Companion Care practices.
Vet Sara Creech and RVN Claire Shepherd are using their holiday leave to volunteer with charity Skiathos Cat Welfare Association.
Head of clinical operations to tackle running feats in a bid to regain her fitness and raise money for animal welfare charity StreetVet.
Applications have been invited from SVNs and qualified VNs for bursaries of up to £1,000.
“Once again, the breadth of nominations for the welfare awards has amazed and enthused the judging panel” – chairman of the Ceva Animal Welfare Awards judging panel, Chris Laurence.
CVS chief executive Simon Innes reinforces his support and commitment to the VN profession following 'sad and disappointing' journal article.6 mins
“I would like to make a real difference for people working in our industry as I know meditation and mindfulness really works…” – Angie Barca.
Sessions will cover antimicrobial resistance and the BSAVA’s “Protect Me” resources, developments in pain management and managing biosecurity in a cat shelter environment.
Vets Now brings in world-renowned consultant anaesthetist in human medicine Kevin Fong as keynote speaker for first staging at Royal Armouries in Leeds.
The BVNA wants candidates with “strong commitment to its ideals” to put themselves up for election to its council.
“Even to be nominated for a Lantra Scotland award is great, so to go one step further and win is such a surprise” – Lauren Attwood, RVN.
The college has confirmed it will be replacing its operational board with a finance and resources committee, while members also voted to retain electronic voting protocols.
Nurses looking to enhance their skills can choose from a range of CPD modules on a new course, thanks to a collaboration between CVS, the RVC and University of London.
How to navigate the unpredictable and the unexpected will be central to the big issues stream at the association’s 2019 congress in Birmingham.
Two-hour course aims to give nursing staff the support and advice they need to develop a successful leadership career in the profession.
The Veterinary Christian Fellowship has 37 veterinary nurse members following a promotional drive that included a presence at BVNA Congress.4 mins
High-risk anaesthesia, emergency and critical care, companion animal behaviour and small animal nutrition are the four areas covered by a new range of CPD courses to run through March.
Maternity leave was the main reason given for non-compliance in the the 2018 veterinary nurses CPD audit and more than 58% of respondents gave no reason at all.
A pair of RVNs have their fingers crossed for a win after being named finalists in the learner of the year category of Lantra Scotland’s Land-based and Aquaculture Awards.