November 2017

Louise O’Dwyer highlights the measures that need to be taken to prevent infection, both during and after catheterisation.

27 mins

RVN Louise O'Dwyer takes a look at the therapy needed for – and the requirements of – critical pneumonia patients.

7 mins

RVN Sarah Nicholson spotlights a case that not only led to a unique treatment being undertaken, but a new pet for her, too...

21 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

With ownership of exotic species on the rise, Matthew Rendle helps RVNs understand what they need to become a “good” VN for these animals, such as minimal fear and a willingness to try hard…

28 mins

Stephanie Hedges helps RVNs navigate the world of pet behaviour – from its importance and how to get involved, to how influential the vet nurse is in the field.

35 mins

RVN Scott Parry – using his practice’s health plan as an example – offers advice on what his peers can do if they wish to get on board...

17 mins

RVN Emma Gerrard, with Guy Fawkes Night on the horizon, looks at what advice VNs can give owners to help petrified pets cope through this period.

37 mins

September 2017

With pathogen-free digits an integral part of a practice’s infection control protocol, RVN Louise O'Dwyer advises on helping readers keep their hands clean.

5 mins

July 2017

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

Helen Rooney explains the integral role of diet in canine chronic kidney disease, helping VNs understand what they need to know and advise clients.

22 mins

June 2017

RVN Wendy Sneddon – considering practices are businesses that need to make money, and that VNs could probably do with knowing a little more about this – offers readers business finance explanations and tips for improving performance...

18 mins

Marge Chandler, in the final of a two-part article, discusses the complex relationship of obesity and health, and how VNs can help owners manage the condition in pets.

28 mins

VN Times editor Rebecca Hubbard looks at the efficacy of the tools, materials, CPD and training that accompany production of antiparasitic pharmaceuticals.

24 mins

This month, Louise O’Dwyer takes a look at refeeding syndrome, how to avoid it and what to actually do instead...

6 mins

RCVS Knowledge writers continue to help VNs get to grips with evidence-based veterinary medicine. This month, it’s all about searching...

14 mins

New research reveals pet owner’s biggest concerns, and also highlights a worrying lack of understanding of the key parasite risks.

15 mins

Palatable oral chews have transformed the ectoparasite market in the USA, and the same trend is happening here in the UK.

8 mins

Parasitologist Ian Wright discusses the evolving parasite risks facing dogs, including the growing threat of lungworm and ticks.

28 mins

Recent research at the University of Salford shows that questing Ixodes ticks were found almost every month of the year.

10 mins