CAW launches first Advanced Veterinary Nursing Congress

The College of Animal Welfare (CAW) is set to launch its first Advanced Veterinary Nursing Congress later this year. The congress, set to take place on September 1, is a one-day virtual event that will explore advanced professional practice, focusing on advanced veterinary nursing skills and knowledge. First of its kind The event, sponsored by … Read more

sponsored Regional nursing manager shines light on career opportunities

The regional nursing manager at Village Vet has praised the career development pathways open to nurses as part of the group’s innovative focus on the profession. RVN Kerry Jackson, who was appointed to the newly created leadership role at Linnaeus-owned Village Vet last year, has hailed the opportunities available to both herself and colleagues to … Read more

sponsored Village Vet regional nursing manager shines light on career opportunities

The regional nursing manager at Village Vet has praised the career development pathways open to nurses as part of the group’s innovative focus on the profession. RVN Kerry Jackson, who was appointed to the newly created leadership role at Linnaeus-owned Village Vet last year, has hailed the opportunities available to both herself and colleagues to … Read more

Mental health and self-care in our veterinary nursing community

As Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month nears its end, the appreciation I have as a vet for hard-working nurses worldwide remains endless. You are compassionate and empathetic, counsellors to distressed clients, shoulders to cry on, advocates for pets and a vet’s most reliable comrade. Together, we have the power to save and better the lives of … Read more

NDSR Nursing Pathways is ‘huge success’

An innovative nursing structure labeled “iconoclastic” on its introduction 12 months ago has been hailed a huge success. North Downs Specialist Referrals (NDSR) in Bletchingley, Surrey launched its Nursing Pathways nursing strategy during 2021’s Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month (VNAM) to enable positive career pathways and provide gold-standard support for its 100-strong nursing team. ‘Pioneering’ A … Read more

VN Happy Hour 4: Well-being – the magic of veterinary nursing

VN Happy Hour 4.0 saw vet nurse, writer, educator and leading blogger Jane Davidson feature in our main interview to discuss her perspective on physical and mental well-being, before joining our expert panel for a broader debate on some of the big issues in the veterinary nursing profession. RVN panellists Aoife Smith, Elle Payne, Jane … Read more

VN Times Podcast, Ep 29: Happy Hour 13 – finding your nursing niche

The VN Times VN Happy Hour broadcast on 28 April 2002, entitled “Finding your nursing niche”, looked at how developing a nursing specialism can enhance your clinical career. Guests this month included Emma Gerrarda specialist staff theater nurse at a not-for-profit community interest practice and the first VN to hold an officer position for the … Read more

Free BEVA membership for RVNs during Vet Nursing Awareness Month – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

The British Equine Veterinary Association is offering a free membership to RVNs during Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month, giving you access to the association’s online learning platform which has over 150 hours of equine CPD resources, as well as access to its clinical journal, EVE. In addition, BEVA is also giving free access to one of … Read more

New online medical veterinary nursing program – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Improve International has launched an online version of its face-to-face Medical Nursing program. The new course can lead to a Nurse Certificate (NCert), Veterinary Technician (VTCert) or Veterinary Paraprofessional Certificate (VPPCert) from the International School of Veterinary Postgraduate Studies (ISVPS). The program will start in July 2022 and comprises eight modules covering key topics in … Read more

The 2022 “Cadbury Bunny” Is A Nursing Home Therapy Dog Named Annie Rose

Cadbury is of course famous for its candy, Cadbury Creme Eggs, that regularly appear in Easter baskets across the country. For the past several years, however, the brand is also known for its annual “Cadbury Bunny Tryouts” which highlight beloved pets and working animals across the country. The Cadbury Bunny competition invites people to submit … Read more