VN educators invited to participate in SVN mental health research project

The RCVS Mind Matters Sarah Brown Mental Health Research Grant recipients for 2023 are currently collecting data on how mental health education is integrated into curricular for student veterinary nurses. They are looking for course leaders and tutors to [...]

2024-05-23T12:07:19+01:0023 May 2024|News|Comments Off on VN educators invited to participate in SVN mental health research project
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BVNA invites profession to support Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month in campaign’s 20th year

Every year during May, the veterinary profession celebrates Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month (VNAM), proudly spearheaded by the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA). In 2024, BVNA will celebrate 20 years since the campaign began – from its early beginnings as [...]

2024-04-11T17:07:30+01:0011 April 2024|News|0 Comments
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VN Futures to hold series of ‘Vet Nursing Vision’ events across the UK

Over the course of this summer, we will be sponsoring and supporting a series of RCVS engagement events. These will aim to draw out the views of RVNs and SVNs on their aspirations for the future of veterinary nursing. [...]

2024-05-23T11:06:51+01:002 April 2024|News|0 Comments

VN Futures Board Meeting October 2023

This month’s board meeting took place on Sunday 8 October 2023 at the British Veterinary Nursing Congress at the International Centre, Telford. Those present were:  Matthew Rendle - Vice-Chair of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) VN Council  [...]

2023-11-15T16:19:33+00:0015 November 2023|News|Comments Off on VN Futures Board Meeting October 2023
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Veterinary Nurses wanted to assist in creation of new RCVS Academy Nurse Mentor course

Are you a veterinary nurse? Do you have experience of being a mentor, being mentored, or not? We are currently working to develop a new course for the RCVS Academy to help support veterinary nursing mentors and develop future mentors [...]

2023-10-06T15:53:20+01:006 October 2023|News|0 Comments
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VN Futures DIWP Working Group releases guidance on religious clothing and beliefs

The VN Futures Diversity, Inclusivity and Widening Participation Working Group (DIWP) has created free-to-access guidance which seeks to support those within the VN profession holding religious beliefs by providing information for training providers and practices on how to best [...]

2023-09-27T13:23:17+01:0027 September 2023|News|0 Comments
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VN Futures DIWP Working Group launch survey as part of flexible working campaign

The Diversity, Inclusion and Widening Participation (DIWP) Working Group of the VN Futures Project is launching a survey to understand more about how veterinary nurses view flexible working, as part of a wider flexible working campaign. Founded in 2021, [...]

2023-08-02T23:41:05+01:002 August 2023|News|0 Comments
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RCVS Academy launches course for newly registered veterinary nurses

The RCVS Academy, a free digital learning platform for the veterinary professions, has launched a new course which aims to provide newly registered veterinary nurses (RVNs) with consistent, meaningful and personalised support during the transition from student to RVN. [...]

2023-05-05T11:31:14+01:005 May 2023|News|Comments Off on RCVS Academy launches course for newly registered veterinary nurses
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RCVS Mind Matters Initiative and VN Futures expand training collaboration

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) and VN Futures project are expanding their training collaboration to include self-compassion and anxiety workshops. MMI and VN Futures have a long-standing working relationship and their common aims have seen them work together [...]

2023-01-27T11:49:32+00:0027 January 2023|News|0 Comments
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Have your say in the BVNA ‘Protect the Title’ survey

The British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) is inviting veterinary professionals to have their say on the statutory protection of the title ‘veterinary nurse’ in its recently launched ‘Protect the Title’ survey. The data collected will provide an overview of [...]

2022-11-21T15:57:55+00:0021 November 2022|News|0 Comments
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