New guidelines to help vet nurses decide what’s routine and what’s research – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

On the 1st of July, the RCVS will publish new guidelines on whether procedures count as routine veterinary practice (RVP), clinical veterinary research (CVR) or as experimental. The new guidance replaces Chapter 25 of the Supporting Guidance to the Code of Professional Conduct. Routine Veterinary Practice describes the procedures and techniques performed on animals by … Read more

New ECG webinar series for vet nurses – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

HeartVets, the specialist-led cardiology referral and telemedicine service, has launched a CPD webinar series offering vets an introduction to ECGs. Dave Dickson MRCVS (pictured right) said: “The ECG series is full of case examples and practical advice, delivered by the friendly cardiologists at HeartVets. “The course should give you confidence to record and interpret ECGs … Read more

New webinar series on feline renal care for nurses – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Purina is hosting two free one-hour webinars on feline renal care for veterinary nurses on the 7th and 28th June at 7pm (British Summer Time) The webinars will provide practical information to help manage renal cases, focusing on the importance of early diagnosis. Led by feline medicine experts, Dr Tommaso Furlanello PhD ECVCP Dip and … Read more

Broadway Veterinary Surgery celebrates VNAM with new structure for vet nurses

Broadway Veterinary Surgery near Liverpool has announced the launch of a structure to create more career development opportunities for its vet nurses. To coincide with Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month (VNAM), the Wirral practice has made a string of senior appointments to its overall nursing team. Opportunities Eve Griffiths has been appointed as clinical nursing manager … Read more

Vet nurses asked to help with ‘biggest ever’ feline hypertension survey – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Dr. Sarah Caney, RCVS recognized Specialist in Feline Medicine, is asking all vet nurses to take part in what she hopes will be the biggest online feline hypertension survey conducted so far, with the aim of getting an accurate insight into how vet teams currently assess blood pressure in cats. Everyone taking part in the … Read more

Two free webinars to help vet nurses take ownership of self-care and wellbeing – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Practice management software company, ezyVet, is hosting two free webinars which highlight the challenges of clinical life and explore how to take ownership of self-care and wellbeing with healthy habits. The first event, being held tomorrow (19th May) at 11:00 pm, will be presented live from Calgary by small animal ECC specialist, Dr. Marie Holowaychuk. … Read more

New film champions the work of vets and nurses – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Vets4Pets has produced a new film to champion the work of all vets, nurses and support teams. The company says it thinks the film is an industry first because it depicts veterinary professionals in a way that they have never seen themselves before: cinematically showing the highs and lows of a typical day in veterinary … Read more

Vetlife publishes new support for lonely vet nurses – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Vetlife has published a new information leaflet to help veterinary professionals suffering from loneliness. The charity highlights that loneliness affects the mental wellbeing of many in the profession, from locums being away from friends and family, students away from loved ones, those who feel isolated at their practice, and veterinary professionals worried about the lonely … Read more

Thank you to ‘incredible’ nurses during VN Awareness Month

Veterinary nurses – the doting advocates and voices for the pets in our practices and hospitals. As a vet in a busy emergency hospital, I have the utmost appreciation for our incredible incredible hard work and the compassion they show – not just for our patients, but towards each other. Special thanks, this month, has … Read more

New hedgehog and wildlife information for vet nurses – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The BSAVA has released a new collection of resources to help veterinary nurses treat hedgehogs. The resource includes content from Companion, BSAVA Congress, and the BSAVA Manual of Wildlife Casualties. Topics range from hand-rearing to anaesthesia to relevant legal questions and cover both hedgehogs and general wildlife casualties. Liz Mullineaux, RCVS Recognized Specialist in Wildlife … Read more