We’re celebrating our wonderful nurses; want to join in? Throughout May, we will be raising awareness of the resilience and myriad of jobs our veterinary nurses have within our practice team and the wider veterinary industry.
As with any business in Guildford, a vet practice such as ours at Oak Barn Vets needs a strong supporting team for the non-clinical business functions. The client care team will generally be the first and last port of call for pets and their owner. Depending on the size of the practice, this can include:
A patient care assistant in Guildford works alongside and supports the whole practice team to achieve the highest standards of patient care. Under the direction and supervision of a veterinary surgeon or registered veterinary nurse (RVN) they will assist with monitoring of inpatients, infection control and handling animals safely for procedures such as injections, blood samples, bandage changes and nail clipping.
Ask most veterinary practices in Guildford and they will tell you that their Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVNs) are at the very heart of everything they do, we are no different here at Oak Barn Vets. Such is the respect for RVNs that a whole month is dedicated to celebrating their roles – Veterinary Nurse Awareness Month takes place every May and is recognised worldwide.
Spring is an exciting time for most of us in Guildford, pets included! Lighter nights mean more opportunities for being outdoors during Guildford's warmer months. To ensure a happy and safe season for your animals, take a minute to make yourself aware of hidden dangers which could lead to a poorly pet.