Questions raised over VN Trailblazer Apprenticeship EPA

28th October, 2016

Following the VN Trailblazers meeting on 20th October, new issues have emerged surrounding apprenticeship end point assessments (EPA). Due to an apparent change in interpretation of the rules for end point assessments, questions have arisen with regard to their structure. One outcome … Continued

Find an Independent Veterinary Practice coming soon…

21st October, 2016

The Federation of Independent Veterinary Practices will soon be launching a new internet search tool that allows pet, farm and equine clients to find independent practices in their area. We are writing to independent practices across the UK, requesting confirmation … Continued

FIVP attends BVNA Congress 2016

14th October, 2016

The Federation of Independent Veterinary Practices (FIVP) recently attended the BVNA congress 2016. From 7-9 October, veterinary nurses, nursing students, animal trainers and practice managers visited the FIVP stand, to find out more about the federation. We had a very … Continued


29th September, 2016

The Federation of Independent Veterinary Practices will be exhibiting at the BVNA CONGRESS between 7th and 9th October, 2016. To find out all about the federation and the benefits members can enjoy, visit us at Stand A8. Event: BVNA CONGRESS 2016 Date: 7-9 October 2016 Stand: A8 … Continued

The Practice Culture Workshop

22nd September, 2016

Stanbridge Consulting, new FIVP member, is hosting a practice culture workshop. The new workshop promises to help independent veterinary practices optimise their working environment. All FIVP members receive a discounted rate! Your Culture is your Key to Success! There is … Continued

Views sought on standards for VN apprenticeships

15th July, 2016

FIVP is seeking views from independent veterinary practices to help inform the development of a new apprenticeship standard for veterinary nursing. An Employer Group was set up to develop these standards and has met a number of times to discuss … Continued

Federation of Independent Veterinary Practices Formed

27th June, 2016

A new association that aims to represent the interests and promote values of independent veterinary practices has been launched. Membership to The Federation of Independent Veterinary Practices (FIVP) is open to all UK-based practices meeting the essential criteria of independent … Continued

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