November 2014

We are deep into a busy term of teaching and have veterinary care assistant students in … more

Outside my professional life I am a member of a dog walking group. However, as … more

October 2014

Working in education we need to spend time in practice ensuring we are clinically competent, … more

Whether you spend your time making countless cups of tea or getting quality time with the animals, work experience placements will provide a invaluable insight into your future career prospects.

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September 2014

We’ve just received an insurance renewal, and although both our pets are with the same provider, one … more

Being in VN education means I can drop back into practice occasionally. We are actually … more

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August 2014

Following a previous blog in which I mentioned MOOCs (massive open online courses), I took … more

It’s finally hot. SUPER HOT! Time to moan loudly about the lack of air conditioning, … more

July 2014

2014 is more than half way over – scary, but true! I have achieved some … more

I was enjoying a lovely nurse chat with a friend recently, and we started reminiscing … more

June 2014

I gave a lovely Clinical Coach training course this week. It’s always lovely to welcome … more

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I’m revisiting the eternal question of how to achieve 45 hours of CPD over the … more

May 2014

There are lots of things going on in the world of veterinary nursing at the moment: VN … more

Do you like what’s in your waiting room? Would you buy the items there? Do … more

April 2014

We know we aren’t that well paid compared to vets, but can we do things … more

This sounds simple, so I know you will be able to answer me… just tell … more

March 2014

I have been asking on my twitter account (@JaneRVN) about experiences of the nurses and … more

My thanks to fellow blogger Will Easson – we seem to think alike on many … more

February 2014

An update to my previous post, entitled “Planning the RVN/SVN year” for you… OSCE dates … more

On December 23, 2013, an important announcement was made by the Royal College of Veterinary … more