June 2017

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard continues our look at compulsory microchipping legislation one year on, talking to VNs about how the law impacted practice both immediately after implementation, and 12 months later.

15 mins

Marge Chandler, in the final of a two-part article, discusses the complex relationship of obesity and health, and how VNs can help owners manage the condition in pets.

28 mins

This month, Louise O’Dwyer takes a look at refeeding syndrome, how to avoid it and what to actually do instead...

6 mins

Phil Cramp, partner at Hambleton Equine Clinic, discusses the benefits of Hyonate® in equine synovial disease.

9 mins

May 2017

Royal Canin's John O'Connor looks at how to treat dermatosis in cats and dogs by exploring the range of diets the company offers, which now has one for every stage of the nutritional management of such cases.

8 mins

April 2017

Ariane Neuber discusses the ways VNs can help cats, dogs and their owners prevent or combat allergic skin diseases.

30 mins

March 2017

RVN Laura Lacey discusses whether treatment for these two ectoparasites should be addressed at the same time – rather than apart – by VNs and, in turn, their clients.

24 mins

February 2017

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

16 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 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

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

December 2016

Louise O'Dwyer takes a look at the relationship between pre-surgery fasting and anaesthesia in December's Nursing Notes.

8 mins

November 2016

Dan Skeldon looks at various treatment methods for this prevalent joint disease affecting canine patients.

27 mins

In her VN Times editorial board member role, RVN Louise O'Dwyer looks at a guideline change in fluid therapy for anaesthetised patients.

5 mins

RVN Samantha Feighery discusses veterinary nursing protocols to help stabilise equine patients after this gastrointestinal procedure.

20 mins

Nicola Ackerman considers how probiotics and prebiotics aid gastrointestinal microorganisms, and the research being carried out.

17 mins

Neil Forbes discusses this vital area of veterinary practice management and the cost-effective training BVNA has created for VNs and vets.

31 mins

The ability to perform basic mathematical calculations is a vital skill for all veterinary nurses. Megan Brashear looks at the basics of performing medical calculations to prepare readers to learn more advanced mathematics.

19 mins

Ophthalmic patients have some unique and, often, challenging nursing needs in first opinion practice. Tina Presnail demonstrates this using case studies of patients presenting with fragile eyes.

24 mins