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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:
http://www.prideveterinarycentre.co.uk/nursing-showcase

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Nominations open for Blue Cross Medal 2019

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 Animal lovers are being urged to nominate their pet heroes for the Blue Cross Medal 2019.

Celebrating inspirational pets for almost 80 years, the Award is open to pets that have done something brave, life-changing partnerships, assistance animals and serving or working animals.

To find out more about the awards and to nominate a pet, visit www.bluecross.org.uk/medal. The closing date for entries is 15 February 2019.  

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