2015 BVNA Annual Congress 9-11 October 

Telford International Centre | Shropshire

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. 

More information will be released early 2015.

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.


BVNA provides national and regional CPD to meet your professional needs. These include the annual BVNA Congress, CPD Roadshow, our new Wound Managment course and various regional meetings throughout the year.

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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.


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