Linnaeus beefs up its vet nursing structure – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Linnaeus has appointed four Regional Nursing Managers (RNMs) to support its primary care nurses across the group. The RNMs, Gemma Mogridge, Neil Smith, Leanne Walker and Kerry Jackson have been hired to promote career progression and to help make sure that nurses are fully used in their roles and able to access more development opportunities. … Read more

Pets’n’Vets implements ‘innovative’ nursing team restructuring

From left: Agostina De Venuti, lead out-of-hours nurse; Vikki Harvey, lead ward nurse; Megan Orr, clinical nurse manager at Roundhouse; and Karen Nesbitt, group nursing manager. A Glasgow veterinary group has implemented what it calls an innovative restructuring of its nursing team, with the aim of creating clear career development opportunities. Pets’n’Vets, which has seven … Read more

Aberystwyth University announces veterinary nursing degree for 2024

Veterinary nurses will be able to study at Aberystwyth University from 2024, with the first cohort expected to begin its studies in September. RVN Emma Anscombe-Skirrow – who has more than 10 years’ experience in education, and has been working with the RCVS in accrediting both graduate and postgraduate qualifications – has been appointed senior … Read more

In-person celebration of 60 years of veterinary nursing

The RCVS celebrated 60 years of veterinary nursing at its belated in-person event in Oxford, with some 100 people in attendance. The evening, co-hosted by VN council chairperson Matthew Rendle and RCVS director of veterinary nursing Julie Dugmore, took place last month at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History to celebrate the profession’s diamond … Read more

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

First cohort of Bristol nursing students celebrates graduation

The University of Bristol Veterinary School is celebrating as its first cohort of Bachelor of Science Veterinary Nursing and Companion Animal Behavior students has graduated. Graduates attended a ceremony of admission to membership of the RCVS at the school’s Langford campus on July 14. Important Bristol’s veterinary school said the event is important for the … Read more

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