BVNA News

Jacqueline's baby bird watch! 

Jacqueline's baby bird watch! 

27th May 2020

"Having always been one of those nurses that frowns whenever a baby bird is bought in and beseeches clients to leave them where they find them, I now have first hand experience of this very situation." - Jacqueline tells us about her baby bird watch in this blog!

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Mindfulness for the Veterinary Nurse for Covid-19

Mindfulness for the Veterinary Nurse for Covid-19

25th May 2020

In this blog, we run through some of the ways to practice mindfulness, how to keep a daily routine, and we also talk about Vetlife; a charity that provides emotional, financial and mental health support to the veterinary community.

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RCVS News: Coronavirus - Minor updates to RCVS guidance

RCVS News: Coronavirus - Minor updates to RCVS guidance

20th May 2020

A press release regarding some updates that have been made to the RCVS key coronavirus guidance.

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BVNA VNAM Charity Quiz!

BVNA VNAM Charity Quiz!

15th May 2020

Please join us online at 8pm on Sat 23rd May, for a fun general knowledge quiz that's suitable for everyone to play!

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BVNA Council Elections 2020 - List of Candidates
The Animal Behaviour and Training Council and the BVNA!

The Animal Behaviour and Training Council and the BVNA!

14th May 2020

Calling all Animal Behaviour Advocates in your practice! Check out our blog on the Animal Behaviour and Training Council, and check out the Behaviour stream at BVNA Congress in October.

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Prescribing and Repeat Prescriptions during Covid-19

Prescribing and Repeat Prescriptions during Covid-19

14th May 2020

We have a look at how the RCVS Code of Professional Conduct has made some changes in regards to remotely dispensing and delivering POM-V medications during Covid-19.

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Covid-19: Student and Clinical Coach Q&As

Covid-19: Student and Clinical Coach Q&As

7th May 2020

On 29th April 2020, BVNA held a webinar for student veterinary and clinical coaches which discussed how the coronavirus pandemic is currently affecting SVNs. Before, during and after the webinar, we invited questions from attendees – this article, which follows up the webinar, aims to address some more of these queries.

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Veterinary Nurses Change Lives!

Veterinary Nurses Change Lives!

7th May 2020

Every day, the Hill’s team visit practices all over the UK and Ireland.  They would love to hear about the great work you’re doing in practice and would love to receive an entry from you this year. Perhaps you have a colleague you think deserves to win? You can nominate them and supply some evidence on their behalf. Entries close on 6th September for
our Hill’s Senior Awards and on 14th September for the Hill’s Weight Awards. 

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Social distancing tips in practice

Social distancing tips in practice

6th May 2020

During these challenging times the BVNA asked you to send in your best social distancing tips for us to share with the industry. Thank you to all of you that took the time to send in their tips. Have a read and see if there are any ideas listed here that you can use in practice. We are all in this together.

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Who needs a superhero when you have a VN?

Who needs a superhero when you have a VN?

5th May 2020

J.A.K Marketing Ltd are super excited to be supporting VN month, and although there is a change to the norm this year with the move to digital, they feel that now could be a really good time for VN Month! The publicity surrounding human nurses and the other key workers in society has really made the public appreciate and be grateful of the imperative roles they play, and with this has come the much-deserved recognition!

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Triage tools during Covid-19

Triage tools during Covid-19

2nd May 2020

Veterinary nurses and receptionists are often on the ‘front line’ when it comes to triaging patients over the phone in practice. However currently, due to Covid-19, many practice teams are working with less team members and some may be adjusting specific roles as a result.

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