In the third of our blogs looking at the RCVS Legislation Working Party recommendations, BVA Senior Vice President Daniella Dos Santos shares the thinking of the BVA working group tasked with looking at ‘Embracing the VN role'.
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A #GoodWorkplace has clear opportunities for progression, helping to keep careers rewarding and diverse, and team members to feel motivated and satisfied at work. In this blog, BVNA President Jo Oakden explains how teams can best utilise the skills of veterinary nurses and help them to progress.
To celebrate LGBT History Month, throughout February we are featuring Q&As with some key role models. Leah Morley, Senior Vice President BVLGBT+, shares her experience of the veterinary profession and reminds us it's ok if you have questions and doubts about who you are, there is always support to help you if you need it.
To celebrate LGBT History Month, throughout February we are featuring Q&As with some key role models. Gary Rutland, Business Support Manager, shares his experience of the veterinary profession and discusses the importance of a trusted support network.
To celebrate LGBT History Month, throughout February we are featuring Q&As with some key role models. Victoria Nielsen, Lead Internal Quality Assurer at Medivet Training College, shares her experience of the veterinary profession and encourages others to embrace who they are.
The most obvious career path for veterinary graduates is practice, but there are a number of other options available. Stacey Blease, AWF trustee, tells us about her journey to becoming Head of Learning and Development at the British Veterinary Nursing Association.
This Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month, Robin Hargreaves reflects on veterinary nurses' expertise and dedication, acknowledging their growing role in the veterinary team, as well as their contribution to the quality of veterinary service.
A colourful “Are you antibiotic aware?” poster was distributed to all BVA members in the January edition of In Practice. It conveys 6 top tips on responsible antibiotic use, and is a first in targeting these messages to both human patients and animal owners.
Since we all woke up on 24 June (which happened to be my birthday!) to the news about the EU referendum, everyone at BVA has been considering the impact Brexit will have on our members, on animal health and welfare, on public health, and on the wider medical and scientific communities.
Earlier this year saw the launch of the VN Futures report which came about as a result of the Vet Futures initiative. This prompted me to think about the role of veterinary nurses within our profession and the practice team.
05 Aug 2016 | Vet nursing
For the last 7 years I have interacted with vets all day and every day. But never as an animal owner, and almost always from behind my desk in the media and policy offices at BVA HQ. So it's quite a treat to get out and visit vets and vet practices, and this week I was on the road with an ITN crew filming for our next Veterinary View programme.
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