November 2017

The end is nigh for Ruth Clooney-Power and her emergency and critical care certificate, financed by the VN Times bursary she won. You can do it, Ruth – you're so close!

6 mins

SVN and BVNA student council representative Jasmine Kilpatrick reminds readers of the importance of social media etiquette.

7 mins

RVN Alexandra Taylor asks why cats often receive suboptimal pain relief, and how VNs have a key role in challenging this...

7 mins

October 2017

RVNs Sara Harman and Jade Juniper describe their practice’s experiences with a TV crew as it filmed the team’s every move for a behind-the-scenes CBBC children’s show...

16 mins

BVNA council member Erika Feilberg reflects on her time as a member of the BVNA and what the association has achieved since she got involved.

8 mins

September 2017

With mental health problems earning their right in the spotlight, RVN Erika Feilberg asks whether we give enough consideration to the similar issues our patients have.

9 mins

August 2017

Vet Dan Makin reports from 2017’s Pride in London march and the wider activities of the British Veterinary Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender group.

26 mins

RVN Helen Tottey uses her experiences with a new pet to think about the owner view of practice, and why veterinary nurses should listen to what she has come to realise...

33 mins

An RVN now in the medical profession, Helen Ballantyne discusses a topic rarely spotlighted. But, thanks to VN Futures, this is likely to change...

8 mins

With recumbent patients regularly appearing in practice, RVN Louise O'Dwyer discusses the best action for VNs tasked with managing such cases.

9 mins

In a new and exclusive International Cat Care column for VN Times, VNs with an interest in all things feline offer their views on cat topics. Kicking off is RVN Carly Rideout, on brachycephaly.

6 mins

In the second of a two-part article, RVN Shakira Miles and vet Samantha Barley look at how VNs and other veterinary staff can help report suspected cases of dog fighting.

15 mins

July 2017

RVN Kat Warren reviews the speakers, social activities and nursing trail from this annual event aimed at promoting veterinary education for tomorrow.

12 mins

Burnout takes time to happen, but can be recognised and stopped before it is too late. Renowned mental health lecturer and author Mike Scanlan advises readers on how to look for the signs in both themselves and colleagues.

5 mins

Louise has chosen triage as the subject to put under the spotlight this month, as well as the VN’s role within the process...

5 mins

Halfway through, Ruth Clooney-Power is finding the CertVN ECC certificate ever more applicable day-to-day...

4 mins

June 2017

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard continues our look at compulsory microchipping legislation one year on, talking to VNs about how the law impacted practice both immediately after implementation, and 12 months later.

15 mins

May might be over, but, as RVN and BVNA regional coordinator Gemma Reeve explains, it doesn’t mean it’s time to stop pushing the profession forward...

6 mins

May 2017

RVN Ruth Clooney-Power powers through with her certificate, despite taking on more work and avoiding procrastination in the sunshine…

3 mins

With May hosting Mental Health Awareness Week, RVN Emma Gerrard reminds us all it’s okay to struggle, it’s good to say so, and you are not alone...

5 mins