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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 [...]

2021-01-22T16:18:40+00:0022 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
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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
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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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Time to reflect with Mind Matters

The RCVS Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) will be holding a series of free online ‘Reflection Time’ sessions over the coming months. These facilitated sessions aim to help veterinary professionals reflect on the emotional aspects of their work in a safe, confidential [...]

2020-09-21T11:17:53+01:0028 July 2020|News|Comments Off on Time to reflect with Mind Matters
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VN Futures School Ambassadors Pilot temporarily suspended

The decision has been made to suspend the VN Futures School Ambassadors Pilot until the 1st September, when the new school year is due to start, at which point the situation will be reviewed. The aim of the pilot [...]

2020-11-10T17:48:22+00:0021 July 2020|News|Comments Off on VN Futures School Ambassadors Pilot temporarily suspended
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VN Futures Board meeting July 2020

The VN Futures Board met virtually on Friday 3 July to discuss the progress of the project and plans going forward. Understandably, progress has been slowed during the COVID-19 pandemic however, there has still been behind-the-scenes work taking place, [...]

2020-09-21T11:18:49+01:0017 July 2020|News|Comments Off on VN Futures Board meeting July 2020
  • Gillian Page RVN

Final part of webinar series on the value of veterinary nursing published

The third webinar in the VN Futures ‘Value of Veterinary Nurses’ series was aired on 23rd June at 12.30 pm, via the Webinar Vet, and the recording is available to watch now. The webinar, titled ‘Lead or Head RVN: [...]

2020-09-21T11:19:18+01:0030 June 2020|News|Comments Off on Final part of webinar series on the value of veterinary nursing published
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Working through uncertainty and change with RCVS Leadership webinar series

As a part of the RCVS Leadership initiative, RCVS will be running a series of free webinars for veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses to address the challenges of leading and working with colleagues and clients through the coronavirus pandemic.

2020-07-27T17:28:27+01:004 June 2020|News|Comments Off on Working through uncertainty and change with RCVS Leadership webinar series
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