Elizabeth Cox

RVN

Biography

Liz CoxLiz is a registered veterinary nurse and is employed by Independent Vetcare as Group Nursing Advisor.

Since qualifying in 1991, Liz has gained a wide range of experience of veterinary nursing roles from single-handed practices to large veterinary hospitals, working for both private and corporate veterinary surgeries, and as a locum for Bristol University.

Whilst enjoying all aspects of the nursing role, her main interest within practice is with VN training, mentoring and supporting all staff. Liz is an experienced clinical coach and has been an RCVS nursing examiner since 2000. She is passionate about the veterinary nursing profession, and its future. She co-chairs the RCVS/BVNA VN Futures project and welcomes the change and challenges that are ahead for VNs. 

Since joining VN Council in 2011, Liz has worked on numerous working parties and sat on the Standards Committee and Practice Standards Group.  She was Chair of VN Council from 2015 to 2018, and is now one of the two Vice-Chairs.

 

VN Council Member category

  • Elected: 2011 - 2019

 

Committee membership

  • Veterinary Nurses Council (Vice-Chair)

  • RCVS Council

Declaration of interests

Directorships

Broadoak Mathematics and Computing College, C No 07872725 (Director)

Shareholdings

IVC Acquisition Topco Limited

Consultancies

None

Appointments to other bodies

  • Hartpury College, University of the West of England - Ad hoc OSCE examiner
  • City and Guilds organisation -&nbspAd hoc OSCE examiner
  • University of Bristol - Interview panel member for BSc VN programme
  • Involvement with Street Vet charity - Bristol

Membership of other veterinary or allied organisations

  • British Veterinary Nursing Association
  • British Small Animal Veterinary Association

Employment

  • Independent VetCare - Bath (Current)
  • Vets 4 Pets - Weston Super Mare
  • University of Bristol - Langford
  • R J Crane - Exeter
  • Corner House Surgery - Exmouth
  • The Veterinary Hospital - Plymouth

Qualifications (other than veterinary qualifications listed in the Register)

Cert SAN

Interests relating to immediate family or close friends

None

Other relevant information

None