June 2018

Helen Tottey RVN, explains the important link between positive pet owner practice visits and compliance, and how improving one can boost the other.

27 mins

Shakira Miles RVN, BSc, voices her strong feelings around importation of dogs that have had their ears cut off, how it is fuelling a fashionable trend among owners and how VNs can help make a difference.

23 mins

RCVS Knowledge writers discuss the important, yet often challenging, task of staying up to date with the latest and best available evidence, to ensure VNs can provide their clients with the best advice and courses of action possible.

9 mins

May 2018

This month, Louise discusses how to go about differentiating between a diagnosis of hyperthermia versus pyrexia.

13 mins

BVNA honorary treasurer Erika Feilberg explains her decision to join council and asks for project feedback.

8 mins

Louise looks at tackling animals suffering from poisoning – and how rule one is to always treat the patient, not the toxin.

10 mins

Paul Manning MA, VetMB, MSc(VetGP), DProf, MRCVS, draws on his own experiences in practice to explain how dog microchipping legislation has impacted on the fate of abandoned pets.

23 mins

Nimisha Patel explains how she got involved with BVNA council, as well as what the role has taught her.

6 mins

Laura Rosewell BSc(Hons), DipAVN(Small Animal), RVN, offers advice on treating food aversion in feline patients.

6 mins

April 2018

With April being National Pet Month, BVNA council member and RVN Gareth McCormack discusses the importance of sharing preventive health advice with pet owners.

8 mins

March 2018

RCVS Knowledge writers kick off their first article of 2018 with a look at this useful technique to help safeguard any tasks that could be overlooked.

14 mins

With the final examination booked, the countdown is on. For Ruth Clooney-Power, it’s time to revise, revise, revise.

7 mins

Lacey Pitcher RVN, implores her peers to join a growing group of proactive and passionate RVNs making advances the profession not only desires, but needs.

22 mins

Popular RVN Jo Hinde tells readers more about this integral BVNA role.

8 mins

February 2018

RVN Sam Knightley, in thinking about the future of the VN profession, decided to create a spur-of-the-moment survey to capture her peers’ thoughts. The results make for interesting reading…

28 mins

RVN Jo Ireson implores readers and their veterinary practices to help spearhead efforts to get kittens neutered early.

8 mins

January 2018

With the beginning of 2018 leading to the usual existential thoughts a new year tends to bring, RVN Helen Tottey sits her younger self down to share some profession and career learnings.

33 mins

The association lets readers get acquainted with Sam Morgan in her new post-BVNA presidency role.

10 mins

December 2017

BVNA council member and regional coordinator Gemma Reeve uses a career milestone to rally the veterinary nurse troops.

9 mins

As the veterinary profession reacts to the results from the RCVS Schedule 3 consultation, RVN and BVNA junior vice-president Stacey Bullock takes a closer look at one of its key building blocks.

19 mins