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Welfare of Cancer Patients – the Nurse’s Role

The role of the veterinary nurse as the patient advocate is such a significant one, and nurses are skilled at detecting and monitoring pain, and assessing and promoting the factors affecting quality-of-life.

Earn SQP CPD points on our Infection Control course

ONCORE’s Practical Infection Control course has been accredited by AMTRA for 32 CPD points, so if you are an SQP looking to build up your points, then our course will offer you an easy and convenient way to do this.

Group works to reduce the sales of pets on Facebook

There is a growing trend of animals being sold online, and many animals are also sold via social media. RVN Jo Hinde has taken on the somewhat overwhelming task of tackling this issue.

VN awarded MBE

UK veterinary nurse, Hayley Walters, has been awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours.

BVA’s #BreedtoBreathe campaign

BVA launched a campaign on 5th January, to raise awareness of the issues brachycephalic animals face as a result of their breeding

Our Christmas Competition

This year our Christmas competition gives you the chance to win a beautiful hand-knitted scarf for your cat or dog

Decision-making: Applying to Vet School

There are unique challenges in applying to vet school, and students need to have the right information to make an informed decision about a career in veterinary medicine.

Anaesthesia CPD Survey

ONCORE have created a short survey to help understand which anaesthesia topics will be most relevant and useful to the profession, with opportunity to enter a draw for a FREE place on the first of the courses developed.

Update on RACE-accredited course run in collaboration with VetBloom

The first intake of the RACE-accredited ‘Patient-Friendly Practice’ course that runs as a collaboration between ONCORE and VetBloom recently completed, with some positive feedback received from the participants.

New course to help vets with the medical options for cancer patients

ONCORE Online Learning have made a new addition to their course portfolio, offering veterinary surgeons in general or referral practice three weeks of online, tutor-supported learning covering the medical  options and decision-making processes for treatment of oncology patients.