VNAM 2022 – showing the world how special VNs are

For the past decade, the month of May has seen the VN profession come together to really show off what being a vet nurse is all about. Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month (VNAM) was launched in 2005 by the BVNA as a national VN Day and, since 2012, the campaign has taken place throughout the month … Read more

Vet help sought for FIP treatments study

Specialist feline vets are seeking help for a study into how cats have responded to FIP treatments GS-441524 and remdesivir. The novel treatments, originally available in Australia and then in the UK since 2021, are available for vets to prescribe, although not yet in all countries. Specialists in both countries now want to compile as … Read more

Cats Protection behavior conference to be held online

Cats Protection’s annual Cat Behavior Conference is being held online through The Webinar Vet on 2 September. The conference is dedicated to cat behavior, and organizers said it is ideal for veterinary professionals, those working in the animal welfare sector and those caring for cats. Behavior issues The theme of the third annual conference is … Read more

Big issues up for debate at BVA Live

Interactive pop-up discussions and debate sessions on the profession’s key talking points will debut at BVA Live in June. Flexible working, sustainability, canine fertility clinics and feline welfare will be among the topics likely covered in the two-day event at the NEC Birmingham on 23 to 24 June 2022. Open to all members of the … Read more

Busy first year for ophthalmology practice

An independent, specialist-led ophthalmology referral service has celebrated its first anniversary in a permanent base, having started life as a wholly mobile service. Focus Referrals moved into its premises in Banbury early in 2021, having previously been hosted by general practices across Oxfordshire and the west midlands. But the caseload had grown to such an … Read more