Category Archives: Clinical Nursing

Hand Hygiene

Effective hand washing is the basis of good hygiene practice and is the first line [...]

Using a Feeding Tube – Information for Veterinary Nurses

Nutrition is vital in recovering patients, and recovery periods can be dramatically shorter if a [...]

Placing IV Catheters – Hints, Tips and Avoiding Common Mistakes for Vet Nurses

Intravenous (IV) catheters (the correct term is ‘cannula’) provide a pathway into the vascular system [...]

Surgical Skin Preparation – Best Practice Protocol for Veterinary Nurses

Skin preparation techniques are one of our first defences in reducing the risk of our [...]

Placing a Modified Robert Jones

The Modified Robert Jones Bandage is used most commonly used post-operatively to provide compression in [...]

5 Things we’re doing wrong by our clipper blades.

Proper clipper blade care is essential not only to prevent trauma to our patients (clipper [...]

What does your veterinary reception area say about your clinic?

The reception shift at work is so much more than answering phones and checking people [...]