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Vet nurse role to be showcased at referral hospital
The role of the veterinary nurse will be showcased during an informal event at a referral hospital in Derby.
Scarsdale Vets to raise awareness of nursing as a career

The role of the veterinary nurse will be showcased during an informal event at a referral hospital in Derby.

Scarsdale Vets is aiming to raise awareness of veterinary nursing as a career option, giving an insight into the various disciplines and opportunities that are open to nurses.

Attendees will be able to speak to veterinary nurses on a number of stalls, each focusing on a different career avenue for nurses.

For example:
  • in-patient care
  • ICU (Intensive Care Unit)
  • medicine
  • oncology
  • theatre
  • imaging
  • neurology
  • surgery
  • ophthalmology
  • rotating discipline nurses (staff rotate across a range of disciplines).

The event will be held at Pride Veterinary Centre, Derby, on Tuesday 18 September, from 6-8pm. To attend, book via:

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New single-dose RHD-2 vaccine launched

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 The first monovalent vaccine to be registered in Europe for the prevention of rabbit hemorrhagic disease type 2 (RHD-2) has been launched by animal health firm HIPRA.

ERAVAC is a single-dose injectable emulsion that can be administered without the need for reconstitution beforehand. The new presentation contains 10 vials with individual doses that can be given to companion rabbits from 30 days of age. 

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New canine and feline dentistry manual announced

A new canine and feline dentistry and oral surgery manual has been published by the BSAVA. Announcing the news on its website, the BSAVA said this latest edition contains new step-by-step operative techniques, together with full-colour illustrations and photographs.

‘This is a timely publication; veterinary dentistry is a field that continues to grow in importance for the general veterinary practitioner,’ the BSAVA said. ‘The manual has been fully revised and updated to include the most relevant, evidence-based techniques.’

The BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Dentistry and Oral Surgery, 4th edition is available to purchase from