• VN Futures Report cover - Taking charge of our future together

VN Futures Board Meeting July 2021

This month’s board meeting was chaired by Jo Oakden as BVNA President. Others present were Belinda Andrews-Jones from RCVS Veterinary Nurses Council; Jill Macdonald, VN Futures Project Manager; Julie Dugmore, RCVS Director of Veterinary Nursing; and Nikki Ruedisueli, BVNA’s [...]

2021-08-03T17:12:25+01:003 August 2021|News|Comments Off on VN Futures Board Meeting July 2021
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BVNA campaign to raise awareness about chronic illness and conditions among VNs

The BVNA launches the Chronic Illness Campaign (CIC) on 1st August.  Driven by Alex Taylor, Junior Vice President of BVNA, this campaign aims to create a better working environment for, and a better understanding of the challenges faced by, [...]

2021-08-03T15:29:54+01:002 August 2021|News|Comments Off on BVNA campaign to raise awareness about chronic illness and conditions among VNs
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Student and newly-qualified VNs invited to complete survey to inform future mental health support projects

The RCVS Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) has launched a new survey to help inform its future work with the veterinary nursing profession. The survey is specifically aimed at student and newly-qualified (in the last two years) veterinary nurses, as [...]

2021-06-25T17:58:49+01:0025 June 2021|News|Comments Off on Student and newly-qualified VNs invited to complete survey to inform future mental health support projects
  • VN Futures Report cover - Taking charge of our future together

VN Futures Board Meeting April 2021

The VN Futures Board Members present at the meeting were: Jo Oakden, BVNA President and Board Chair; Alex Taylor, BVNA Junior Vice-President; Nikki Ruedisueli, BVNA’s Head of Leadership & Development; Jill Macdonald, RCVS VN Futures Project Manager; Belinda Andrews-Jones, Vice-Chair [...]

2021-08-03T14:20:58+01:0025 June 2021|News|Comments Off on VN Futures Board Meeting April 2021
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RCVS Council approves pathway for RVNs to become PSS Assessors

At the January meeting of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Council, members approved a pathway for registered veterinary nurses (RVNs) to become Assessors for the Practice Standards Scheme (PSS) and also approved a new Equine Emergency Services [...]

2021-08-03T15:33:15+01:0028 January 2021|News|Comments Off on RCVS Council approves pathway for RVNs to become PSS Assessors
  • Race together veterinary survey UK 2021

MMI-funded survey to investigate experiences of racism in the veterinary sector launches

A landmark Mind Matters-funded survey investigating the experiences of racism and the impact it has on the mental wellbeing of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people working or studying in the UK veterinary sector was launched on Tuesday 19 [...]

2021-08-03T15:41:56+01:0022 January 2021|News|Comments Off on MMI-funded survey to investigate experiences of racism in the veterinary sector launches
  • Alexandra Taylor

VN Futures Board meeting December 2020

This was the first VN Futures meeting of this BVNA year and my first meeting as Chair and it was a really exciting meeting to start my tenure as we not only reflected on what had been achieved within [...]

2021-01-20T10:57:45+00:0020 January 2021|News|Comments Off on VN Futures Board meeting December 2020
  • Vet and a VN in practice

RCVS launches landmark consultation on legislative and disciplinary reforms

Last week (Wednesday 4 November 2020) RCVS launched a landmark consultation with the professions and the public on recommendations for wholesale reform of the legislative framework of the veterinary professions. The consultation covers the recommendations set out in the Report [...]

2021-01-19T15:38:16+00:0010 November 2020|News|Comments Off on RCVS launches landmark consultation on legislative and disciplinary reforms
  • BVNA - This is Us 2020 - a celebration of veterinary nursing - 9th-11th October

BVNA and RCVS to hold joint interactive VN Futures sessions at online event

The British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) and the RCVS will be working together to deliver a programme of VN Futures-related content at October’s BVNA This Is Us 2020 event. The online event takes place from 9 to 11 October and will [...]

2020-10-14T16:40:33+01:0017 September 2020|News|Comments Off on BVNA and RCVS to hold joint interactive VN Futures sessions at online event
  • Vet or VN with stethoscope holding a dog

RCVS and VDS Training hold online CPD event for overseas vets and vet nurses

This September, the RCVS and VDS Training will be holding an online-only version of their regular ‘Introduction to the Veterinary Profession’ course for overseas vets and vet nurses who have recently started, or who intend to start, working in [...]

2020-09-21T11:17:16+01:0018 August 2020|News|Comments Off on RCVS and VDS Training hold online CPD event for overseas vets and vet nurses
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