Locuming – Why It Might Be a Smart Choice For You

Locuming – Why It Might Be a Smart Choice For YouThere’s no denying, as well as the enjoyable aspects of practicing medicine, being part of a Practice brings with it a range of pressures. Long hours, out of hours working and the continuous stream of patients can all take their toll, particularly when you have outside commitments. An option is taking up Locum work. Whether you’re a veterinary surgeon or veterinary nurse, there are plenty of job opportunities out there, and there are equally many reasons why taking up Locum opportunities may be a sensible choice for you! [Read more…]

Professional Indemnity Insurance – It’s Not An Option

Professional Indemnity Insurance – It’s Not An OptionWorking as a locum brings many benefits: the chance to experience a variety of working environments, both geographically and in Practice size and types (Small Animal, Farm, etc.). It provides a wealth of experience in learning to dive into new and potentially challenging situations and adapt to different teams of people. [Read more…]

Veterinary Nurses – Protect Your Title

Veterinary Nurses – Protect Your Title

Veterinary nursing is a vocation. The time and commitment required to achieve the qualifications to become a Veterinary Nurse are extensive. It follows then that only those who have actually been through the training, gained their qualifications and registered with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons should be allowed to call themselves Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN). However, currently the title remains unprotected and anyone who puts on the green uniform could use the letters RVN after their name.  [Read more…]