February 2017

RVN Clare Jones discusses the importance of providing parrots with environmental enrichment, and outlines common signs of illness.

16 mins

Kelly Bowlt Blacklock discusses the latest modalities for treating wounds in cats and dogs.

40 mins

RVN Shakira Miles, in the first of a two-part article, looks at the prevalence of this organised activity and the potential resulting wounds.

15 mins

RVN Scott Parry discusses how he, as a practice owner, is able to undertake charitable work, looking at the challenges and crucial nature the role entails.

16 mins

BVNA regional coordinator Gemma Reeve looks at the importance of spreading the VN word in educational environments.

6 mins

Emergency and critical care superstar Louise O'Dwyer looks at the veterinary nurse’s role in pre-anaesthesia planning.

10 mins

Marge Chandler looks at research and evidence to discuss diet topics often enquired about by cat and dog owners.

24 mins

January 2017

RVN Sophie Beckwith questions who is best suited to the role of a human resources position in a veterinary clinic – a practice team member or an HR-trained individual?

27 mins

RVN Emma Gerrard looks at the common endocrinopathies that present in practice and how nurses can involve their clients in helping to manage these conditions.

27 mins

SVN Simon Johnson discusses the preconceptions he faces as a man in a predominately female profession and how this can be addressed in the future.

18 mins

CVS Group has appointed Belinda Andrews-Jones to its newly created role of director of nursing. Dan Curtis of Pet Medic Recruitment speaks with her about this and her career to date.

16 mins

RVN Ruth Clooney-Power files the latest entry in her bursary diary, where she tells readers how she’s getting on with the Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care.

4 mins

RVN Diane Westwood describes a training day she took part in for volunteers willing to respond to marine mammals in danger.

14 mins

Those spearheading the VN Futures initiative update readers on the joint RCVS/BVNA initiative, with an overview of its first working party meeting.

14 mins

RVN Louise Buckley shares her seven golden steps to compiling, developing and honing critical appraisal skills in evidence-based veterinary medicine.

17 mins

BVNA council member Jasmine Kilpatrick speaks about her first year as a diploma student VN.

6 mins

Louise O'Dwyer discusses small animal pain management, arguing a need for more pain scoring in practice.

6 mins

RVN Devon Caffull outlines various dental procedures often involving VNs and the significant contributions they can make.

23 mins

Learn how the new puppy growth charts could help pave the way for a healthier dog population, simply by tracking growth against reference standards.

38 mins

RVN Laura Lacey discusses common symptoms associated with elderly canine and feline patients, plus advice for VNs to adopt and share with owners.

40 mins