A veterinary group based in the north and midlands combined business and pleasure when took its entire team of VNs to the south of France for three days of training.

Nurses in Nice
Nurses in Nice.

White Cross Vets, which has 15 branches employing 29 nurses, jetted into Nice for a series of training sessions hosted by Kristie Faulkner.

The sessions focused on nurse consulting skills with topics including:

  • dealing with challenging clients
  • efficient ways of managing consultations
  • prescribing health care plans

Regular event

The team also attended a presentation hosted by senior managers from Virbac, followed by a tour of the company’s vaccine manufacturing facility in Carros. In the evenings the team enjoyed a guided tour of Monaco and dinner at the iconic Café de Paris in Monte Carlo.

White Cross managing director Tim Harrison said: “Every year we run a training event in Nice and each year it’s been an amazing few days, which prove to be hugely beneficial and enjoyable for everyone involved.

“We have committed to give every White Cross team member across every level the opportunity to enjoy the trip to Nice, and we’re already planning future events for our vets and leadership team.”

Fresh ideas

SVN Bekkii Bridges from White Cross Vets in Northampton said: “To have a training session in such a fabulous place was out of this world.

“Everyone involved had an incredible weekend and came away with lots of fresh ideas – enabling us to continue building on the high standards of nursing and client care we are renowned for.”

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