The NURVN: do you have them on your side?

02 April 2024
3 mins read
Volume 15 · Issue 3


A new union has been formed, exclusively for veterinary nurses.

Have you ever had a dispute in practice and not known who to turn to for advice outside of your practice? Have you ever felt like no one is fighting for nurses when it comes to the issues we face in practice? We are hoping to be the change so desperately needed.

The National Union of Registered Veterinary Nurses (The NURVN) is a trade union run by four RVNs – fighting for the rights of nurses, today and tomorrow. We have been slowly building our base of members over the past 6 months and we are able to support RVNs, REVNs and SVNs. Until now, there has never been a trade union solely for veterinary nurses. Our vision is to create a sustainable industry in which the RVN title is respected and protected – creating an environment in which nurses are united in the goal of empowering each other in recognising our own worth.

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