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Jane Davidson


Jane Davidson, VN Council member


Jane qualified as a veterinary nurse via the NVQ route in 2004 and has worked between small animal charity and private hospitals across London and the home counties. She is currently completing a PhD in the history of veterinary legislation.

Jane has combined teaching and clinical work for the last 10 years of her career. She has taught on both Diploma and BSc vet nursing courses covering theory and clinical skills. She also writes about and for vet nurses as well as creating an online community under the award winning #PlanetRVN.

Post qualification she gained her post graduate Diploma in Clinical and Professional Veterinary Nursing and has also completed a post graduate Certificate in Clinical Education.

In clinic Jane enjoys anaesthesia and geriatric patient care.

VN Council Member category

  • Elected: 2019 - 2022

Committee membership

  • Veterinary Nurses Council
  • Finance and Resources Committee

Declaration of interests


Freehold company for property - director

Relevant financial interests, eg shareholdings, bonds and derivatives




Appointments to other bodies

Trustee - British Veterinary Chronic Illness Support charity


Membership of other veterinary or allied organisations



Oct 2018 – Feb 2019 Educational Development Tutor - Royal Veterinary College, Camden 

Oct 2017 – June 2018 (mat cover). Junior Developer in Online Learning and Veterinary Education - Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead 

Nov 2012 Content creative – Jane RVN - Social media content creative, writer, blogger, YouTube

March 2013 – Oct 2015 Clinical Skills Tutor and IQA - College of Animal Welfare, Potters Bar 

May 2012 – Feb 2013 Lecturer - Writtle College, Chelmsford 

Aug 2010 – March 2012 Practice Administrator/Lead Clinical Coach - Village Vet/Vet24, Hampstead 

Qualifications (other than veterinary qualifications listed in the Register)

Master of Arts (History) University of Glasgow

Diploma to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector (DTLLS)

Post graduate Certificate in Clinical Education (PgCert Clin Ed)

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Interests relating to immediate family or close friends


Other relevant information

PhD partially funded by RCVS Knowledge