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Dechra launches new CPD programme

Dechra Veterinary Products has launched a new CPD programme covering Feline Hyperthryoidism, Canine Hyperadrenoncorticism and Otitis Externa. The CPD is available both as face-to-face sessions, and online...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 15 Nov 2010 5:32 PM
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100% pass rate at Medivet Training College

Veterinary nurse students at the Medivet Training College are celebrating a 100% pass rate in this year's VRQ Level 2 and Level 3. Medivet's Head of Nursing Affairs, Kate Hunt said: "We are...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Thu, 11 Nov 2010 11:31 AM
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European VN training project set to continue

A project which aims to standardise the assessment of veterinary nurse practical training across Europe will have life beyond its pilot phase, thanks to European VN training network, Vetnnet. The announcement...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 29 Sep 2010 10:40 AM
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Charlotte Pace becomes first nurse from the UK to win cardiology academy place

Charlotte Pace, a veterinary cardiology nurse from the Royal Veterinary College, has become the first nurse in the UK to earn a place on the Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians (AIMVT...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 25 Aug 2010 7:25 PM
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RVC's UK tour to give veterinary career guidance to school children

The Royal Veterinary College is embarking on an educational tour to provide advice to school children on studying and working in the veterinary sector. The tour will visit secondary schools in the following...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 17 Aug 2010 4:01 PM
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Vet Nurses flock to BEVA Congress

BEVA Congress Registrations this year show that many more vet practices are now recognising the benefits of Veterinary Nurses attending Congress (8-11 September 2010) and are actively encouraging their...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Thu, 29 Jul 2010 11:42 AM
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New online course for VNs from the University of Liverpool

The University of Liverpool's CPD Vets has designed and set up a new online course: Professional Skills for Veterinary Nurses , which it says covers many vital areas of professional development. Jill...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 28 Jun 2010 4:03 PM
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New pet bereavement distance learning course

The Society for Companion Animal Studies (SCAS) has launched a distance learning course aimed at veterinary professionals working with individuals and families facing pet bereavement. Officially accredited...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 07 Jun 2010 3:46 PM
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Veterinary Nursing National Occupational Standards consultation open

A major consultation of the National Occupational Standards required by veterinary nurses will take place throughout April 2010, giving veterinary nurses, employers and organisations the opportunity to...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Thu, 04 Mar 2010 9:44 AM
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VetNurse offers free CPD for UK RVNs

You probably know that just reading content on can count towards the 5 hours of undocumented Continuing Professional Development RVNs are allowed to undertake each year. What you may...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Thu, 14 Jan 2010 4:38 PM
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Nurses invited to comment on National Occupational Standards

Veterinary Nurses are being invited to comment on National Occupational Standards (NOS) as Lantra, the Sector Skills Council for environmental and land-based industries, announced today that further consultation...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Thu, 07 Jan 2010 10:51 AM
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CPD survey finds RVNs working hard to keep current

The first ever survey of Registered Veterinary Nurses' Continuing Professional Development has found that the average RVN appears to do substantially more than the minimum required amount of CPD. Libby...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Mon, 07 Dec 2009 11:32 AM
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SPVS Senior Officer working to restructure VN training

Jacqui Molyneux, SPVS President Elect, has announced details of the work she has been involved in to radically restructure and improve the training of veterinary nurses in the UK. For the last 10 years...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 04 Nov 2009 1:20 PM
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Improve improves its training facilities

Veterinary training provider Improve International has opened training facilities at its new European head office, near Swindon. The company says its relocation to Alexandra House Conference Centre is...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Tue, 03 Nov 2009 3:08 PM
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No more portfolios for student VNs

The traditional NVQ 'portfolio' system for student veterinary nurses could be phased out from next summer, under draft proposals from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Awarding Body, which...
Published Arlo Guthrie on Wed, 30 Sep 2009 4:17 PM
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