After completing a City and Guilds Certificate in Veterinary Nursing of Exotic Species, RVN Kylie Channon-Durant took a sabbatical to volunteer for the Society for the Protection of Turtles in Cyprus. Here, she shares her experience.
When Sally Whitehead became a mother, her priorities changed, but her passion for veterinary life never dimmed. Here, she explains how she moved from practice to office life, how VetPartners helped her progress her career and why she will always be an RVN at heart.
Palliative and hospice care district nurse Samantha Flavell talks about the emergence and importance of this sector; the rewards of helping people in their darkest hour; and how, with the right care, the saddest situations can be managed.
Adam Bernstein speaks to Chloe Themistocleous, an associate in the human resources team at Eversheds Sutherland, to glean advice on how employers can tackle numerous holiday requests from employees who wish to observe events associated with their religion.
Ali Heywood explains how she transitioned from RVN, to lecturer, to principal at the Dick White Academy; why she wants to transform the student nurse experience; how to overcome nerves ahead of OSCEs; and why no education is ever wasted.
14 Oct 2019|
Zamantha Marshall, Jennifer Hammond and Fiona Dowell
Zamantha Marshall, Jennifer Hammond and Fiona Dowell – of the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine – discuss research that saw students review their online presence from an employer’s perspective.
If you are looking for a new job, to upskill in certain areas, to stand out as a leader in your field or simply to connect with like-minded veterinary professionals, LinkedIn is a great place to be both visible and heard.
Andrea Jeffery started her career on NHS wards as an orthopaedic nurse before retraining as an RVN. Now chief nursing officer at Linnaeus, she explains how she navigated her career, and the importance of education and inspiring others.
Caroline Clark wanted to be an RVN since she was a child, but an interest in behaviour led her down an unexpected route. Here, she explains how she segued into such a specialist aspect of animal care, which saw her establish her own business and become a television celebrity.
From setting up her own practice to being named Vet of the Year in the 2019 Petplan Veterinary Awards, it’s been an exciting 12 months for Danielle Greenberg. Here, she outlines what drives her and how volunteering in her home city of Liverpool is such as big part of what she, and her business, is.
Georgina (George) Hills started her career as an SVN at one of the first day release colleges in the south-west. Today, she is an operations manager for Independent Vetcare. Here, she charts her journey from RVN to senior manager, and explains how the Veterinary Management Group Certificate in Veterinary Practice Management enabled her to make a step change and climb the career ladder to the top.
Dunedin Veterinary Centres clinical director Margot Hunter overcame the biggest battle of her life after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Now, she would like to provide hope and inspiration to others...