BVNA News

Pet charity launches search for the top UK veterinary nurse of 2018

Pet charity launches search for the top UK veterinary nurse of 2018

29th May 2018

Blue Cross has begun their annual search for the UK‘s 'Veterinary Nurse of the year' and is calling on pet owners and veterinary practices to help. The charity’s award recognises the dedication of the country’s vet nurses and their invaluable support to their veterinary teams, the nation’s pets and pet owners. The award is given to a vet nurse who not only cares for sick and injured pets but also goes the extra mile to encourage responsible pet ownership and improve pet welfare in their community.

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BVNA Is Delighted To Announce New Head of Learning & Development

BVNA Is Delighted To Announce New Head of Learning & Development

24th May 2018

The BVNA has unveiled Stacey Blease as its new Head of Learning and Development. This is a new position created as part of the BVNA’s 2017 governance review and is a response to the developing role of the vet nurse within the professional vet led team.

BVNA President Wendy Nevins said: “This is a real commitment by the BVNA to ensuring our members have access to the very best development and career opportunities, in line with new RCVS qualifications framework through VN Futures.”

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That’s it – It’s May 1st and we have lift off…..It’s now officially Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month!

That’s it – It’s May 1st and we have lift off…..It’s now officially Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month!

1st May 2018

BVNA are extremely excited as this year the association aims to reach out to more practices, vets, colleges, schools, organisations and members of the public than ever before.

There are many ways you can help! As well as the traditional waiting room displays, open days and careers evenings, there will be daily Facebook posts scheduled detailing the varied roles carried out by veterinary nurses and we are hoping that you can help by sharing these as much as you can.

 

Plus this year there is a new initiative, we're asking for your help in making a quick video (no longer than 30 seconds) which explains ‘Why RVN’s Are Important To You’!

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