March 2021

To mark International Women’s Day, Charlotte Dawson reflects on how her leadership training for women is changing her approach to managing her team. She explores gender inequalities and the issues women face as they climb the career ladder.

9 mins

June 2020

BVNA council member Alexandra Taylor explains how overcoming health issues and plenty of hard work enabled her to achieve her true passion of teaching all things feline.

10 mins

May 2020

BVNA council member Lou Northway shares the various opportunities being an RVN has given her, and how finding your niche is key to keeping your career passion ignited.

10 mins

September 2019

RVN Elle Marie Payne feels a huge stigma exists around this topic, as well as a lack of awareness regarding what people can do to get help. With this in mind, she conducted a survey among veterinary professionals to gauge others' opinions – the results of which she discusses here.

25 mins

May 2019

RVN Nichi Cockburn talks about how her role in the profession has developed into practice management and veterinary physiotherapy.

13 mins

Karen Ramsey, clinical director from 3 Mile Veterinary Centre in Glasgow, describes her work and future career aspirations.

8 mins

Andrew Whitfield-Roberts, of Upton Veterinary Clinic on the Wirral, talks about being a senior nurse.

9 mins

April 2019

Ahead of her BSAVA Congress lecture, Nicola Ackerman, RVN, discusses how nurses are best placed to lead these arrangements in practices and stresses why her peers’ skills should not be undervalued.

23 mins

September 2018

Alison Young, RVN, explains how planning, communication, coordination, training and knowledge, teamwork and evaluation can be used by everyone to improve the flow of surgical patients.

28 mins