November 2019

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.

11 mins

Prompted by a calendar reminder from this time last year, Jane Davidson offers some advice to those considering standing for RCVS VN council – and to act sooner rather than later if interested.

15 mins

October 2019

With her reign as BVNA president almost at an end at the time of writing, Wendy Nevins urges veterinary nurses to continue supporting each other, no matter how tough the terrain, and never stop striving for the recognition they so richly deserve.

12 mins

With the number of accredited cat-friendly clinics having increased in recent years, RVN Alex Taylor talks through the advantages of running feline-focused nurse clinics and why they could benefit all.

7 mins

September 2019

Matt responds to a plethora of queries submitted by VN Times readers in the hope of helping them in their career endeavours.

22 mins

RCVS Knowledge discusses the value of scoring tools and guidelines to recognise and treat pain in patients.

16 mins

August 2019

Kelly Deane dreamed of being a vet – but that was before she discovered veterinary nursing. Here, she explains how an apprenticeship changed her life and why you shouldn’t give up on dreams.

9 mins

July 2019

RVN Kelly Eyre looks at how studying older cats can help improve quality of life in later years.

7 mins

Louise Northway urges colleagues to learn from mistakes, embrace CPD and, if the time is right, spread their wings.

11 mins

June 2019

Elle Payne talks about how she overcame dyslexia and dyspraxia to achieve her ambitions – and urges everyone to strive for their goals.

6 mins

David Beeston discusses the idea of removing the stigma around making mistakes and the key role veterinary nurses can play in quality improvement.

29 mins

May 2019

Gemma Reeve bangs the drum for this year's Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month theme, which is exploring the variety of nursing options out there.

7 mins

April 2019

Albert Holgate shares his journey from animal lover to clinical manager, the challenges of being deaf in the profession and his aims as a BVNA councillor.

9 mins

International Cat Care behaviourist Elizabeth Waring looks at the hunting behaviour of cats and explains why they still do this despite being fed.

7 mins

This month, Matt reflects on the fluttering feeling of fear at the prospect of treating exotics patients, and considers how far the care of exotics species has progressed over the years.

21 mins

March 2019

Louise Northway tells us why she believes clinical audits are useful and how you can follow in her footsteps by implementing them in practice.

21 mins

RVN and BVNA council member Gareth McCormack talks about the challenges of being LGBT+ in vet practice, and how those who identify as such are not on their own and are appreciated – however bad the situation may seem from the inside...

10 mins

February 2019

RVN Jane Davidson reflects on how she came to land her dream job and discover a flair for writing – something that may never have come to light if life had not thrown a few curveballs...

9 mins

January 2019

While mourning the passing of her wilful ward, RVN Jane Davidson recounts their time together as a warning to those considering the purchase of a brachycephalic breed due to their “cute” factor.

17 mins