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Attract, Recruit, Retain

ONCORE and Attract, Recruit, Retain join forces to help you to find the right team member for your practice.

In memory of Louise O’Dwyer

A small tribute to Louise to recognise her amazing work and life.
Nothing we can say or do will be enough, but we wanted to remember her in some small way.

Patient-Friendly Practice: Survey and research

Patient-friendly practice: how achievable is putting the behavioural and emotional needs of patients at the centre of routine patient interactions and care?

The Veterinary Nursing Dermatology Questionnaire

A brand new Dermatology questionnaire for you to use with skin cases in practice, designed to be either handed out to the client to fill in, or to go through with them yourself.

My Vet Future: One-stop guide to veterinary careers

The British Veterinary Association and Vet Record  have launched a new online careers hub which offers future and existing vets and vet nurses resources to support and inspire them in career development, whatever stage of their career they are at.

The Veterinary Nursing Dermatology Group

Dermatology is a field where the Veterinary Nurse can play a pivotal role, assisting vets in the work up and treatment of cases in clinic and supporting clients in the management of skin conditions at home – but where can they get support in setting up such a service? Well, look no further!

Who are Training-Progress? Find out more about what they can offer you and your business.

ONCORE partners with training management system company ‘Training-Progress’, and we asked their Development Consultant, veterinary surgeon Laura Shaw, to offer us a rundown of what they can offer you and your business.

Proposed new framework for post-registration qualifications for veterinary nurses

A consultation, opened by the RCVS on 16th July, requests views from the profession regarding a proposed framework that has been developed for two new post-registration qualifications for veterinary nurses.

Thinking of buying a pet? Visit your vet nurse.

As veterinary professionals, we have knowledge, expertise and experience that can be vital in so many areas of animal welfare, and we should aim to be the public’s first port of call when they want pet advice – and in the topic under discussion in this blog – when they are seeking advice before purchasing or obtaining a pet.

We must consider dogs too, when we implement ‘low stress handling’

‘Dog Friendly Practice?! Really?! Why would we need that?! Dogs are easy, right?! They mostly do what you tell them, and can’t you just muzzle them if necessary, and/or get an extra person on to help you hold on to them so you can get the job done?’