May 2022

SVN Jade Brindley shares how she took the leap to train to be a vet nurse and, in the process, changed what success means to her.

It’s that time again: with Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month 2022 in full swing, the BVNA shares its plans and how you can get involved.

Evidence-based veterinary medicine (EBVM) methodologies can bring significant improvements to daily practice, as RVN Leanne Reid found out first-hand when she got involved with RCVS Knowledge’s new EBVM for Practitioners course, supporting its testing. Here, she recounts why she is now an avid advocate for the course and the methodologies.

14 mins

March 2022

BSAVA Congress takes over Manchester Central from 24 March to 26 March for a hybrid online and in-person event – read on for a brief look into what’s in store.

17 mins

This International Women's Day, head of nursing services at Northwest Veterinary Services Kathryn Latimer Jones wants to empower women who left the profession to become mothers to return, saying it is “absolutely possible” to be both an RVN and parent.

15 mins

January 2022

Nicola Lakeman offers advice on how to deliver invaluable clinics for clients and practices.

23 mins

BVNA senior vice-president Jo Oakden shares the hopes of the VN Futures Diversity, Inclusion and Widening Participation Working Group – and how people can become a representative.

10 mins

December 2021

Kim Rathbone shares her journey to BVNA council and excitement for the next three years.

5 mins

November 2021

Celebrating 60 years of veterinary nursing, RCVS Knowledge looks back on the earliest days of the profession and shares treasures from its archives.

30 mins

As we all have adapted to life under Covid-19, RVN Charlotte Thomas worked closely with her practice team to assess the efficacy of their admissions process by running a clinical audit – and what a difference it made...

14 mins

October 2021

Emily Gorman steps into the Examination Room to discuss her pathway to becoming a VN, what it means to her, and what she hopes the impact of her research will be on the wider industry and meeting the needs of the animals it treats.

18 mins

August 2021

When you’re finishing a busy day in practice, or preparing for a busy day ahead, a journal club may not be on the top of your to-do list. But journal clubs are a great way to engage with the veterinary literature and can actually be a time-saving way to apply an evidence-based approach to your practice, says RCVS Knowledge.

13 mins

July 2021

In the latest in our Practice Champions series, we team up with Ceva Animal Health to learn more about the results of the company’s pioneering Mercury Challenge, the largest international hypertension study in cats, and how it has revolutionised the way vet practices approach measuring blood pressure in cats.

19 mins

Lacey Pitcher RVN, discusses the importance of understanding neurological differences between people in the workplace, and how these differences can make a difference…

4 mins

May 2021

In this month's Eye on EBVM column, three RVNs tested RCVS Knowledge’s updated free online EBVM Learning course, and reveal what they thought of it and why you should take a look.

13 mins

April 2021

Nicola Williams shares her passion for this speciality and advice on how to get involved.

11 mins

Stacey Bullock looks at CPD within the profession and the options available to vet nurses.

29 mins

February 2021

Gillian Gordon explores how – through better education – to get the most out of this service.

36 mins

Whatever kind of nurse you are, evidence-based veterinary medicine can help you provide the best possible care for the animals in your trust – and RCVS Knowledge has a variety of free resources to help you do just this.

Laura Jane Richards shares her journey to becoming a BVNA council member.

10 mins