July 2017

RVN Kat Warren reviews the speakers, social activities and nursing trail from this annual event aimed at promoting veterinary education for tomorrow.

12 mins

Burnout takes time to happen, but can be recognised and stopped before it is too late. Renowned mental health lecturer and author Mike Scanlan advises readers on how to look for the signs in both themselves and colleagues.

5 mins

Louise has chosen triage as the subject to put under the spotlight this month, as well as the VN’s role within the process...

5 mins

Halfway through, Ruth Clooney-Power is finding the CertVN ECC certificate ever more applicable day-to-day...

4 mins

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

May might be over, but, as RVN and BVNA regional coordinator Gemma Reeve explains, it doesn’t mean it’s time to stop pushing the profession forward...

6 mins

May 2017

RVN Ruth Clooney-Power powers through with her certificate, despite taking on more work and avoiding procrastination in the sunshine…

3 mins

With May hosting Mental Health Awareness Week, RVN Emma Gerrard reminds us all it’s okay to struggle, it’s good to say so, and you are not alone...

5 mins

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard talks to VNs “at the coalface” about how the Government’s decision to make dog microchipping a legal requirement impacted immediately after and 12 months later...

16 mins

April 2017

RVN and BVNA council member Stacey Bullock tries to get the non-training practices among you on board…

6 mins

RVN Helen Russell shares her journey to becoming a practice owner and how, if they wish, fellow veterinary nurses can do the same.

16 mins

March 2017

In RVN Ruth Clooney-Power’s latest entry, she documents how learning the Certificate of Veterinary Nursing in Emergency and Critical Care isn’t always plain sailing...

4 mins

RVN Helen Tottey implores readers to tear down the walls stopping them from carrying out consultations, starting from within practice.

27 mins

BVNA Welshpool regional coordinator Emma Gerrard wonders why vets do not seem to be aware of what RVNs can offer them.

6 mins

February 2017

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

6 mins

January 2017

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

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

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

6 mins

December 2016

BVNA council member Erika Feilberg takes a closer look at VNs in practice, including how they are used in the hospital she works in.

7 mins

November 2016

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