The home of the British Veterinary Nursing Association

Who We Are

We exist to promote animal health and welfare through the ongoing development of professional excellence in veterinary nursing.

Reasons to join our community

Join our community where you will be kept up-to-date on relevant industry news; continue to learn, and develop your education; network online and face-to-face with your peers; increase your professional knowledge; and share best practice.

We offer flexible ways to pay membership fees: your options are to pay in monthly or quarterly instalments, or pay annually. This helps some members manage the membership payments more easily and make membership more affordable.

Membership starts from as little as £3 per month

Live Events & Online

Attend online events for free and save up to 40% on tickets for the annual Congress and CPD training days


Learn at your own pace with a wide choice of topics available free as recorded lectures, webinars and podcasts

Members Advisory Service

Have peace of mind with access to the Members Advisory Service providing advice on employment law, financial matters, and many other issues

VNJ - Veterinary Nursing Journal

The VNJ has peer reviewed articles, features & case studies for all levels of veterinary nurse. Available online or print

Career pathways

Increase your knowledge in areas of special interest - choose from a range of modular courses and career pathways

Member Discounts

Large discounts on income protection insurance, industry publications and training courses

Become part of the BVNA family

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Our featured events and news

BVNA, Hill’s and ISFM Competition

Calling all cat friendly veterinary nurses!! Enter our competition to win some great prizes including goody bags, tickets to BVNA […]

Updates from our Blog

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BVNA News.

ABTC Behaviour Stream at BVNA Congress 2022

Free CPD videos.

Free CPD for BVNA Members – Caroline Allenden RVN – “The impact of veterinary care throughout the world”

Free CPD videos.

Free CPD for BVNA Members – Dr Zoe Halfacree MA VetMB CertVDI CertSAS FHEA DipECVS MRCVS – “Surgical nursing and responsible use of consumables”

Free CPD videos.

Free CPD for BVNA Members – Rebecca Schofield RVN BSc (Hons) – The hidden cost of dog bite incidents and the preventative role of the RVN