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

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

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

December 2016

Rory O’Connor offers practical advice for VNs to prevent mental health issues occurring – and to ensure you don’t suffer in silence.

19 mins

Pam Mosedale explains the responsibilities of suitably qualified persons (SQPs) in practice.

20 mins

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard talks to an RVN about how her volunteering trip to the southernmost tip of Africa brought her face to face with big cats and bolstered her recovery from anxiety.

17 mins

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard discovers what the future holds for a trio of veterinary nurses who have been appointed to the VPMA’s board.

25 mins

November 2016

Celebrate the achievements of remarkable people who are dedicated to making animals healthier and happier.

9 mins

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard reports from the latest White Cross Vets Congress, which saw its north and midlands branches descend on Cheshire.

14 mins

VN Ruth Clooney-Power, the winner of our emergency and critical care bursary competition, begins her bi-monthly update on how the course is progressing...

3 mins

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard continues the series of documenting VNs as they learn new skills or take the lead in practice by meeting RVN Samantha Ford, who has a passion for all things itchy and scaly.

10 mins

Beginning with the end in mind is a vital skill to set targets and measure success. Libby Sheridan discusses the benefits of planning nurse clinics using this approach.

27 mins

October 2016

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard finds out how one VN’s animal aspirations led her all the way to Asia.

17 mins

In her role as a cat advocate, RVN Hayley Oates recounts her involvement in a client education evening that offered feline tips to owners.

8 mins

September 2016

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard, in a first for this series, hears from a nurse whose career has spanned not one but three countries.

19 mins

Donna Wills recalls the efforts, resources and stages she went through to produce her own puppy massage DVD.

16 mins

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard hears from NOAH on its mission to embrace a new website platform for its compendium.

20 mins

August 2016

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard reports from the launch of the VN Futures action plan summit.

29 mins

Stacey Bullock RVN reports from an afternoon of physical on-site team building activities for her college’s training practices.

8 mins

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard continues her look at RVNs’ daily working patterns by heading to a Liverpool small animal practice for a male perspective on the role.

10 mins