November 2016

A “poppy wave” to commemorate recipients of PDSA’s Dickin Medal helped an RVN win Blue Cross’ Veterinary Nurse of the Year Award for a second time.

3 mins

A charity founded by a British veterinary nurse has been nominated for an award for its efforts in using film for fund-raising.

3 mins

Ceva is calling for nominations for its 2017 Awards for Animal Welfare, which aim to recognise those going above and beyond in animal care.

5 mins

October 2016

A charity neutering stray cats and dogs in Gambia is looking for a volunteer vet and VN to join them for a two-week placement in early 2017.

3 mins

A call has been made for all UK veterinary practices to be subject to compulsory infection control inspections in a bid to combat antimicrobial resistance.

4 mins

UK vets are putting extra pressure on themselves by failing to make the best use of the skills and experience of their veterinary nursing teams, according to business consultancy Onswitch.

4 mins

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons is accepting nominations from vets and VNs who wish to stand as candidates in next year’s council elections.

5 mins

The BVNA has announced it is launching an online discussion portal at its upcoming congress.

4 mins

September 2016

A weekend packed with CPD opportunities and talks has been held by White Cross Vets to celebrate the efforts of its 150-strong team.

4 mins

The RCVS has announced its planned activity for BVNA Congress this October, including awards, lectures and Practice Standards Scheme (PSS) surgeries.

4 mins

A veterinary group based in the north and midlands combined business and pleasure when took its entire team of VNs to the south of France for three days of training.

3 mins

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons has extended the nomination period for its three honours to encourage more entries.

4 mins

August 2016

Veterinary nurses can now book on to a small animal nutrition course from Royal Canin.

4 mins

Nominations have opened for the RCVS 2017 Honours for colleagues or individuals who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

3 mins

Two top veterinary surgeons have said VNs and vets need to take dental disease in practice “incredibly seriously”.

6 mins

Caitlyn Cannon, RVN at the Pets'n'Vets Family practice in Glasgow, has been appointed BVNA Scottish regional coordinator.

3 mins

A veterinary nurse has returned from a week in Croatia where she volunteered for an animal shelter, donating supplies given by Virbac.

4 mins

VNs could win a bursary worth £1,000 for a City and Guilds level four emergency and critical care course starting in October.

11 mins

An RVN will spend a day in the life of a rabbit to raise awareness of the plight of bored and lonely bunnies across the UK.

2 mins

Practice staff wanting to learn more about practical infection control – and help a charity while doing so – can participate in an online course starting on 8 August.

3 mins