This month, Matt considers the “modern veterinary family”, and how VNs and vets can work together and make the most of each other’s skills to ensure the best patient care.18 mins
Samantha Ware discusses OA in dogs, and how dietary joint supplementation can aid its management.
Nicola Ackerman details the importance of – and steps involved in – RVNs conducting a nutritional assessment in practice.19 mins
RCVS Knowledge shares a case study showing how clinical audits and checklists are crucial to reducing complication rates in practice.
Ehlers-Danlos syndromes sufferer Katie Chadwick graduated as an RVN from Myerscough College in 2019. Here, she tells us about her new career and how she copes with the demands of the job, while managing the group of conditions.
Marie Rippingale looks at how RVNs can assist with procedures in cases of skin disease in equids.
Samantha Ware considers the nutritional imbalances that can arise in home-prepared meals, as well as the benefits of this growing trend.8 mins
Louise Northway reinforces the scale of anaesthetic role veterinary nurses play, as well as possibilities for further training and advanced physiological parameters that can be monitored.
BVNA honorary secretary Gemma Reeve ponders what 2020 will bring to the profession.
Ethylene glycol poisoning is extremely serious in cats and such cases are likely to increase in the winter months – Sarah Collins tells us more.
Laura Lacey offers practical advice on tackling this common, and often difficult, issue.
BVNA president Jo Hinde reflects on 2019 and looks forward at the year ahead.
Emma Gerrard offers advice to give to owners to avoid disaster over the Christmas holidays and what to do if it strikes.
Rebecca Westwood explains how working abroad made her the person she is today, why she forged her own business, and why holistic therapy can complement veterinary medicine and benefit all parties.
Marge Chandler offers advice on pet nutrition, looking at the types of diet available, as well as understanding food labels.35 mins
Helen Tottey sought to find a solution to this conundrum by comparing RVNs’ views with those of the public.
RCVS Knowledge explains the benefits of carrying out such a process in practice.11 mins
RVNs can play a vital role in this challenging and fast-paced sector, as RVN Albert Holgate explains.
Niamh Clancy discusses common behaviours seen in companion animals and the use of scoring charts in veterinary practice.
Emma Gerrard provides an overview of this joint condition in cats and dogs, including what's new, management strategies and owner guidance.