BVNA Annual Congress

10-12 October 2014 | Telford International Centre

The largest sole veterinary nursing congress in the UK offered delegates over 70 veterinary nursing lectures during the three day event along with interactive workshops, a large exhibition hall housing an array of companies and an exciting social programme.

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The aim of the British Veterinary Nursing Association is to promote animal health and welfare through the ongoing development of professional excellence in veterinary nursing.

National Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month 2014

The aim of National VN Awareness Month is to help create awareness of the importance of the veterinary nursing profession and the provision of responsible pet care.

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Why join BVNA?

  • Become part of an Association that cares and represents your profession
  • Supports you through your career
  • Access to a large range of excellent benefits inc. the monthly VNJ and a free helpline
  • Excellent discounts on CPD meetings, courses, publications and congress

If you're not already a member, join us today and let us start representing you!

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A Career in Veterinary Nursing

Veterinary nursing is a rewarding career that offer variety and daily contact with animals and their owners.

Veterinary nurses work alongside veterinary surgeons to provide a high standard of care for sick and injured animals.

What is veterinary nursing?

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