Meet the team! Stacey Westcott Published: 10th February, 2022

Why I became a Veterinary Nurse?- I first became inspired to become a veterinary nurse when I was 11, my Aunt was a veterinary nurse at the time and she would bring home stray animals and particularly wildlife that needed care. She let me help with caring for them, I helped with hand rearing wild rabbits, squirrels, a badger, piglets and lambs from the farm. I wanted to make a difference and give the best care to animals making them feel comfortable and in a safe environment as it's daunting for pets to be away from their familiar owners. I started my training in 2009 and qualified and registered as an RVN in 2013.

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A day in the life of a veterinary nurse Published: 11th June, 2021

Pet Focus magazine caught up with Beckie Mills RVN from Moreton Hall Veterinary Centre about what a typical day involves as a veterinary nurse.

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New students starting in Autumn 2019! Published: 25th April, 2019

Central College of Animal Studies welcomed more veterinary nursing students in September 2019. The College is now busy recruiting for groups to start at each of their three centres in Suffolk, Kent and Devon for September 2020. Specialising in veterinary nursing training, the College offers small class sizes and high levels of student support.

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Upcoming CPD opportunities Published: 25th April, 2019

As part of the Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Medicine, Central College of Animal Studies will regularly be delivering a range of CPD days designed for new graduate vet interns. Which began in November 2018. The CPD days, form an added value element of the Postgraduate Diploma, as well as an opportunity for graduates to work on their Clinical Skills Log (CSL) during the events.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Medicine Published: 16th April, 2019

Launched in August 2018 and awarded by Central Qualifications (CQ), the College’s Postgraduate Diploma in Veterinary Medicine (PgDipVetMed) is designed to facilitate graduates’ transition from veterinary student to qualified veterinary surgeon working in clinical practice.

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