Lynwood Faculty of Veterinary Nursing in Dorchester has been acquired by VetPartners – and turns into the primary institution of its sort to hitch the group.
The college – run by RVNs Val Belbin and Lisa Bugh, who each have certificates of training – offers tuition to greater than 100 college students in veterinary nursing and associated topics. Since being established 22 years in the past, the establishment has skilled greater than 1,000 nurses and might boast examination outcomes that exceed the nationwide common.
Mrs Belbin arrange the tutorial institution after 12 years as a veterinary nurse, earlier than finishing her trainer coaching at Berkshire Faculty of Agriculture, the place she additionally taught veterinary nursing and animal care.
Mrs Bugh, who was beforehand head nurse at Lynwood Vets, stated: “Through the years, we’ve seen former college students go on to develop into head nurses, apply supervisor or specialists in referral practices.
“We help greater than 70 completely different coaching practices throughout 5 completely different counties – Dorset, Somerset, Devon, Wiltshire and Hampshire. Some are VetPartners practices, so we’ve heard them saying becoming a member of the group is a constructive transfer.
“It is a new transfer for each the veterinary nurse training institution and VetPartners. It’s an thrilling growth for the college, and helps safe our future and guarantee constructive development.”
Lynwood Faculty of Veterinary Nursing additionally runs an animal nursing assistant course and a veterinary apply administration certificates, a distance studying course run in affiliation with the veterinary administration group.