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  • Alex Mullarky

Making veterinary a zero-waste industry

Alex Mullarky

Writing about sustainability from the perspective of VN Futures seems very fitting since, without a timely and dramatic change to the way we work and live, our collective future looks very worrying.

2021-08-02T16:46:01+01:001 July 2021|One Health, Views of the profession|0 Comments
  • Zoë Halfacree

Environmental sustainability and veterinary practice – let’s make a start


If global healthcare were a country, it would be the fifth largest carbon emitter in the world (Healthcare without Harm, 2020).  The reality of our environmental impact as healthcare professionals is alarming, but this also means we have a real opportunity to make a difference every day

2021-08-03T15:34:05+01:0012 October 2020|One Health|0 Comments
  • Becky Jones

Research and development of the Community Veterinary Nurse role

One Health Working Group
Chair – Becky Jones DipAVN (Surgical) RVN

One of the aims of the VN Futures One Health Working Group is to ‘research and develop the Community Veterinary Nurse role’. A significant focus of the work has been the consideration of the community veterinary nursing role within an animal owner’s home environment

2022-05-30T10:02:13+01:0022 May 2020|One Health|0 Comments
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How can VNs contribute to One Health during the coronavirus pandemic?

One Health Working Group
Chair – Becky Jones DipAVN (Surgical) RVN

The basic concept of One Health is that the health of people, animals and the environment are intrinsically linked at a local, national and global level.  It’s a concept that has gathered momentum over recent years but feels especially relevant in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. 

2021-12-04T12:23:26+00:0019 May 2020|One Health|0 Comments
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