The aim of the British Veterinary Nursing Association is to promote animal health and welfare through the ongoing development of professional excellence in veterinary nursing.
The BVNA undertakes to:
Represent the veterinary nursing profession and specifically its members
Develop, provide and monitor continuing professional development for veterinary nurses .
Provide education and training for associated individuals and allied professionals .
Promote the veterinary nursing profession and work proactively with other organisations and professions to shape its future development .
Disseminate advice and guidance to its members.
The BVNA was formed in 1965 and is the only national representative body for veterinary nurses. The BVNA provides the following benefits to its members:
Advises and represents veterinary nursing interests
Supports veterinary nurses and practice staff with legal advice and support
Publishes a monthly journal, VNJ
Discounts on CPD and books
If you’re not already a member, don’t miss out, join today.
The BVNA is made up of 11 Council members from around the UK, while the office HQ is based in Harlow. The Council members work tirelessly fitting in BVNA business around family and work life on a voluntary basis and meet every six weeks in Harlow.
There are also voluntary regional co-ordinators (RCOs) who organise regular meetings and CPD on behalf of the BVNA.
Monday to Thursday