Staff have promoted the “awesome and important” role veterinary nurses play by throwing their own careers event for Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month 2017.5 mins
A tiny collar made by a quick-thinking VN in Basildon is helping a four-month-old Syrian hamster recover from a hindleg amputation.
One of the UK’s most isolated vets is offering colleagues the chance to experience practice life – island style. Vets, student vets and RVNs can undertake a week-long voluntary placement on the Isles of Scilly.
Two VNs are putting their best foot forward to raise money and awareness for mental health charity Mind.
Former RVN Helen Ballantyne has said veterinary practices should empower VNs to become “link” and specialist nurses, replicating a similar model used in NHS hospitals across the UK.
The 2017 RCVS and VN council election results have been announced after a record proportion of veterinary professionals cast their votes.
A vet practice has reported what it believes to be three cases of poisoning thought to involve dogs eating rotten food in just eight months.
The 2017 RCVS council and VN council election results have been announced, after a record proportion of veterinary professionals cast their votes.
Blue Cross has announced it has adopted PDSA’s respected PetWise MOT model across all its hospitals.
Leeds-based Beechwood Veterinary Group is inviting pets to free nail clipping clinics to raise money for a local rescue fund that helps pay for the treatment and care of strays.5 mins
The corporate group has acquired Valley Vets, a four-branch practice with sites across Cardiff and the South Wales Valleys.
The Veterinary Christian Fellowship is to explore pain management in companion animals via a CPD session at the University of Bristol's vet school in May.
Vets and VNs can play their part in improving rabbit welfare in clinics by taking part in an online study from the University of Bristol.
Coco – who suffered entropion since birth – has had her sight fully restored following eye surgery at The Mayhew Animal Home in London.
One-year-old cocker spaniel Meadow was rushed to a practice in Warwick after her owners realised she had been chewing on the remote control.
Vet Times’ sister publication VN Times has teamed up with the BVNA to offer one student veterinary nurse a bursary to help fund their qualification.
Independent Vetcare has launched a vet nurse academy to provide a support network for newly qualified RVNs.
Vets and VNs from Pride Vets in Derby are heading off to Morocco to help animals in need – and are appealing to their colleagues to help raise extra funds and donate equipment before they go.
Feeding hay and fresh grass to support dental, digestive and emotional health will be the key theme of this year’s Rabbit Awareness Week.
Profession members owning golden retrievers or Labrador retrievers are being urged to take part in a study to increase understanding of canine atopic dermatitis.