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Mrs Andrea K Jeffery DipAVN(Surgical) RVN


A portrait image of Andrea Jeffery

Andrea qualified in 1990 and spent a number of years working in a small animal referral practice before moving into veterinary education (nurse).

She is currently employed by the University of Bristol and is Programme Director of the Veterinary Nursing and Bioveterinary Science Bsc(Hons) programme.


Council Member category

  • Appointed (University of Bristol): 2010 - 2018


Committee membership

  • RVN Preliminary Investigation Committee

  • Science Advisory Panel

  • Veterinary Nurses Council (until 2017)


Declaration of Interests







Appointments to other bodies

  • External Examiner, Graduate Diploma in Veterinary Nursing - Royal Veterinary College, London
  • External Examiner, Veterinary Nursing, Myerscough College (University of Leeds)
  • External Examiner, Veterinary Nursing Bsc(Hons) Programme - Athlone Institute, West Meath, Eire

Membership of other veterinary or allied organisations

Honorary membership, British Veterinary Nursing Association


  • 2002 - present, University of Bristol
  • 1996 - 2002, College of Animal Welfare, London
  • 1990 - 1995, Animal Health Trust, Newmarket, Suffolk

Qualifications (other than veterinary qualifications listed in the Register)


Interests relating to immediate family or close friends

Row for Bristol - Cornish Pilot gig

Other relevant information

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

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