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BVNA Council election candidates revealed
"I am delighted with the number of RVNs that have applied to join the BVNA Council," BVNA president, Jo Hinde.

A record number of nominations received for the coming term. 

The candidates for the 2020 BVNA Council election have been revealed.

A record number of nominations were received for the coming term, with 14 RVNs competing for the six available places. The nominees are as follows:

Emily Gardiner-Warren RVN
Charlotte Pace RVN
Claire Sincock RVN
Lyndsay Hughes RVN
Susannah Phillips RVN
Craig Tessyman RVN
Lynn Irving RVN REVN
Lacey Pitcher RVN
Lucy Toombs RVN
Zara Livingstone RVN
Laura Richards RVN
Rebecca Winter RVN
Krishna Mistry RVN
Laura Rosewell RVN

“I am delighted with the number of RVNs that have applied to join the BVNA Council and pleased that the number of applicants continues to increase, as this ensures the BVNA can continue to be the strong voice for veterinary nursing,” said BVNA president Jo Hinde.

“This year’s nominees highlight the diversity that the veterinary nursing career can provide and I’m very much looking forward to learning more about each of them as their individual election campaigns progress.”

Voting takes place 1-10 June and runs for both full or student members of BVNA. Members will shortly receive an email from BVNA with details on how to vote.

BVNA has already named its new Student Council Member as second-year diploma student, Molly Vallance. Molly will be ratified at BVNA Congress in October.

For more information about the election, visit the BVNA website.

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Do you know a practice wellbeing star?

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 Has someone in your practice team gone above and beyond to make your workplace a positive one during the coronavirus pandemic? Then why not nominate them for a 2020 Practice Wellbeing Star!

The joint RCVS Mind Matters Initiative/SPVS Practice Wellbeing Star nominations recognise individuals who have held up morale during a time when practices are facing unprecedented staffing and financial issues.

Nominees receive a certificate in recognition of their colleagues' appreciation of their achievements and will be entered into the prize draw for a pair of tickets to attend the joint SPVS and Veterinary Management Group Congress in January 2021.


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WellVet reopens ticket sales to online conference platform

Following the success of its online conference, the organisers behind WellVet Weekend have re-opened ticket sales to allow new delegates to access session recordings and its online networking platform.

The day-long conference saw more than 360 veterinary professionals mix activity sessions with personal development CPD, all hosted within a virtual conference platform. Now, with more than 500 minutes of CPD available, the resource is being re-opened to allow full access to the session recordings until May 2021.

Sessions are aimed at providing delegates with a range of proactive wellbeing tools to explore to find ways of improving their mental and physical health. Tickets are limited in number and on sale at until 30th August 2020.