Linnaeus to run more referral nursing courses – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Veterinary group Linnaeus has announced it will be running two Referral Nursing Professional Development (RNPD) programs focusing on surgical nursing and internal medicine, starting in September. The four-month courses are free and open to RVNs of all levels across Linnaeus’ referral hospitals. The training combines live and pre-recorded virtual lectures, skills lists and case reports, … Read more

Pilot success leads to more referral nursing courses at Linnaeus

Two Linnaeus training courses for referral RVNs will run again in the autumn following successful pilots, with the addition of cardiology content, the group has announced. The two Referral Nursing Professional Development (RNPD) programs focusing on surgical nursing and internal medicine will restart in September and last for four months. The training combines live and … Read more

Linnaeus celebrates VNs with new film

As Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month (VNAM) draws to a close, veterinary group Linnaeus has released a film celebrating vet nurses as key members of the veterinary team. Promoting the vital role nursing teams perform in providing care for pets, the film also emphasises the career progression available to the profession. It features nurses working at … Read more

Linnaeus recruiting for vet nurse referral training program – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Linnaeus is now recruiting for its nursing referral training program, with applications open until the end of May. The Linnaeus Post Registration Program (PRP) is a year-long program designed to support its newly-qualified veterinary nurses as they enter referral practice. As part of the PRP, participants rotate around wards, theater and diagnostics. They can then … Read more

Linnaeus Post Registration Program hosts first in-person training session since COVID

The Linnaeus Post Registration Program (PRP) has hosted its first in-person training day since 2020. The event – which took place in Solihull on 19 April – had 18 nurses attending from Linnaeus’ nationwide referral hospitals. Remote learning Part of the day was dedicated to a teaching and mentoring workshop, with the nurses given time … Read more

Linnaeus introduces PCA training courses

Linnaeus will be rolling out three technical training courses for patient care assistants (PCAs) in 2022. In April, a “Diagnostic Support” program is being introduced, followed by “Inpatient Care for Exotics” in June and “Laboratory Diagnostic Support” in October. The three modular courses will be offered to PCAs across Linnaeus, with participants being able to … Read more

Tim Richardson MRCVS appointed Chief Operating Officer at Linnaeus – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Linnaeus has appointed Tim Richardson as its Chief Operating Officer. Prior to becoming COO, Tim was Managing Director of three referral hospitals owned by Linnaeus – Davies Veterinary Specialists, London Veterinary Specialists and Southfields Veterinary Specialists – and a number of its primary care sites. Prior to joining Linnaeus, Tim worked in Iceland, where he … Read more