November 2017

Vote to reduce the term of service for council members from four years to three, as part of structural changes to help bring in “new blood”, confirmed.

4 mins

October 2017

Much-awaited results of RCVS consultation into future of schedule – which received the highest number of responses ever seen by the college – have been released.

5 mins

The veterinary charity presented its Vet Nurse of the Year accolade at BVNA Congress in Telford to a VN who goes “above and beyond”.

3 mins

Foundation year programme offers alternative veterinary nursing route for those who do not have necessary entry requirements.

5 mins

RCVS Knowledge-hosted CPD session aims to help delegates implement advanced best practice and will bring together specialists from human and veterinary health.

4 mins

September 2017

Georgina Bretman received a two-year ban, community payback and a deprivation order after being sentenced in a case that took more than four years to come to court.

4 mins

John Fishwick claims he is “constantly inspired by tenacity and dedication of colleagues”, while outgoing president Gudrun Ravetz hails small acts of joined-up working by veterinary family.

7 mins

Veterinary personnel in Northern Ireland are to benefit from a confidential service staffed by specially trained colleagues at a local level.

5 mins

The Veterinary Poisons Information Service is to host a series of refresher courses throughout 2018, aimed at keeping vets and VNs up to date in small animal toxicology.

3 mins

Locum RVN Jo Hinde applauds social network giant's change in commerce policy to prevent sales of animals, but insists more needs to be done to stop problematic adverts appearing in the first place.

5 mins

August 2017

The University of Bristol’s post-grad nursing programme will give VNs the chance to increase their knowledge of clinical governance and evidence-based practice.

4 mins

Plucky pups and courageous cats are being given the spotlight for 2018’s VN Times calendar, with veterinary nurses who supply entries being in with the chance of winning a £1,000 Amazon voucher.

3 mins

“It was just like having a new baby” – RVNs step up to care for poorly pup with around-the-clock care, taking it home, and feeding it every three hours.

4 mins

Hartpury University Centre says it is “proud” to have been given taught degree awarding powers by the Queen’s privy council.

5 mins

July 2017

Full-time RVN and practice manager in Cardiff completes treatment’s advanced certificate, joining only a few other vet nurses to do so.

4 mins

Are you a bright spark at your practice? The RCVS is looking for vet and VN innovators to share their ideas on social media, with prizes up for grabs.

5 mins

Vet Times CPD uses powerful search capabilities to help make finding and booking courses easier, with hundreds of courses by specialist CPD providers.

5 mins

A team from the Association of Zoo and Exotic Veterinary Nurses will complete the gruelling Rough Runner event in London to raise money for Wildlife Vets International.

Extra qualifications can "open doors" and improve salary expectations for veterinary nurses, claims the head of Glasgow's new postgraduate course for VNs.

10 mins

June 2017

The Bella Moss Foundation (BMF) and Oncore Online Learning-designed course will see delegates learn how to beat the superbugs and implement rigorous, tailored infection controls.

3 mins