Veterinary Nursing Activity Book

We hope you enjoyed completing the Veterinary Nursing Activity Book.


 'Spot the VN badges' competition  

Cartoon of VN examining dogThanks to everyone who took part in the competition. The lucky winner was Hannah Jones who selected the SpaFinder voucher as her prize. 



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RCVS major projects

VN Futures - Helping the profession understand and plan for the future

RCVS Practice Standards Scheme - Voluntary practice accreditation initiative often led by the VN team 

Mind Matters Initiative - Improving the mental health and wellbeing of the veterinary team

ViVet - Putting VNs and vets at the heart of innovation in the animal health sector

RCVS Leadership - Promoting self-reflection and leadership as key skills for VNs and vets


The VN timeline 

1961 - ANA training scheme

1965 - BVNA formed

RVN badge1984 - First use of 'veterinary nurse' title

1991 - VN role formally recognised in law via Schedule 3

1998 - First VN undergrads

2002 - VN Council established

2007 - VN Register opened

2011 - Concerns investigation system introduced

2012 - VN Code of Conduct published

2015 - Vet nursing recognised as a profession in the Royal Charter


Request further copies of the booklet

HamishIf you would like to receive further copies of the booklet please contact Chloe Baxter, Events Officer on with your name, address and how many copies you would like and we'll put them in the post to you.