VNJ is the longest established nursing journal in the UK (since 1985), providing expert-written content for all levels of veterinary nurse. Clinical and feature articles are peer-reviewed to ensure that they reach the high standards our readers expect. Published by print copy as well as having access to an archive of past-digital copies online, and a searchable topic tool.

  • High quality peer-reviewed CPD with tailored content for students, qualified and advanced veterinary nurses
  • Veterinary Nursing latest research
  • Test your knowledge with MCQs that will summarise what you have learned
  • Updates on the veterinary nursing profession and BVNA Campaigns and News
  • Discussion of clinical and professional issues from the veterinary community
  • VNJ is sent free to BVNA Members every month. Membership from just £3.75/month for full members

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We welcome suggestions for content and author submissions (subject to approval by editorial board)

You can read more about the VNJ, past and upcoming content plus media information on our publisher’s (Taylor & Francis) website.

Want to write for VNJ?

VNJ is the BVNA's official journal written by veterinary professionals for RVNs and support staff.

If you would like to submit an article please email VNJ Editor-in-Chief

Articles must be aimed at, and of interest to, veterinary nurses, and or veterinary staff. Payment will be made upon publication.

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