October 2017

Should care bundles replace nursing care plans in veterinary practice? Helen Ballantyne looks at a tool widely used in human nursing and discusses the potential benefits.

27 mins

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard introduces two tales of VNs heading to South Africa to assist in relieving the plight of the rhino.

2 mins

RVNs Sara Harman and Jade Juniper describe their practice’s experiences with a TV crew as it filmed the team’s every move for a behind-the-scenes CBBC children’s show...

16 mins

RVN Scott Parry – using his practice’s health plan as an example – offers advice on what his peers can do if they wish to get on board...

17 mins

BVNA council member Erika Feilberg reflects on her time as a member of the BVNA and what the association has achieved since she got involved.

8 mins

RVN Emma Gerrard, with Guy Fawkes Night on the horizon, looks at what advice VNs can give owners to help petrified pets cope through this period.

37 mins

Anaesthesia is challenging enough, and in neonatal and paediatric patients, even more so. RVN Louise O’Dwyer offers some help in this tricky area.

7 mins

RVN Wendy Sneddon attempts to help VNs in team situations – as manager, leader or member – be the best they can be to benefit both staff morale and business potential.

21 mins

September 2017

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard introduces readers to Bonnie Blake, an RVN who has taken to blogging about her experiences working abroad as a veterinary nurse.

20 mins

With pathogen-free digits an integral part of a practice’s infection control protocol, RVN Louise O'Dwyer advises on helping readers keep their hands clean.

5 mins

RVN Adina Valentine talks about her trip with two colleagues to Sri Lanka to help a dog and cat shelter.

18 mins

RCVS Knowledge writers, in their third article, help VNs give evidence-based veterinary medicine a go by discussing the importance of evaluation.

14 mins

With mental health problems earning their right in the spotlight, RVN Erika Feilberg asks whether we give enough consideration to the similar issues our patients have.

9 mins

With the end in sight, RVN Ruth Clooney-Power pushes through the final stages of her Cert VN ECC...

7 mins

RVN Helen Rooney discusses the often mysterious inflammatory bowel disease that afflicts pets nationwide.

31 mins

In the first of a two-part article looking at the ins and outs of searching for and landing that new role, RVN Helen Russell explores the experience from a jobseeker’s viewpoint...

15 mins

RVN Kayleigh Walsh spotlights the care and processes needed to treat this emergency case successfully.

7 mins

August 2017

Vet Dan Makin reports from 2017’s Pride in London march and the wider activities of the British Veterinary Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender group.

26 mins

RVN Helen Tottey uses her experiences with a new pet to think about the owner view of practice, and why veterinary nurses should listen to what she has come to realise...

33 mins

An RVN now in the medical profession, Helen Ballantyne discusses a topic rarely spotlighted. But, thanks to VN Futures, this is likely to change...

8 mins