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2 December 2016

President announces chosen charities to receive Christmas Box

Our President has chosen five charities to be the recipient of this year’s RCVS Christmas Box, a £3,000 annual donation to the charity of the President’s choice.
Emma Smith with her wellbeing tip
29 November 2016

Surrey Practice Manager wins Mind Matters Initiative competition at London Vet Show

Emma Smith, Practice Manager at Pets First Ltd Runnymede Hill Vet Hospital in Surrey, was the winner of the Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) competition held at our stand at the London Vet Show earlier this month (ExCel, 17-18 November 2016).
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24 November 2016

VNs reminded to complete registration before end of 2016

We are reminding veterinary nurses that they need to pay their annual renewal fee before the end of the year or they will be removed from the Register.
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23 November 2016

Advice following reported veterinary practice burglaries

We have been made aware of a number of recent burglaries of veterinary practice premises for the purposes of stealing controlled drugs and would like to remind practices of how they can best protect themselves through the safe and secure storage of controlled drugs.
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23 November 2016

Go from ‘mind full’ to mindful with series of stress-reduction webinars

Next year the Mind Matters Initiative (MMI), in conjunction with the Webinar Vet, will hold a series of mindfulness-based stress-reduction webinars, which aim to improve wellbeing of all those in the veterinary team including students, veterinary nurses, veterinary surgeons and practice managers.
Fellow receiving certificate of Fellowship from RCVS President Chris Tufnell
22 November 2016

Applications now open for new Fellowship initiative

We have now opened the second application period for those who are interested in applying for our new Fellowship initiative.
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22 November 2016

Literature review of CPD effectiveness is now available on Open Access

A literature review that underpins recent proposed changes to how we measure continuing professional development (CPD) has been published in the Veterinary Record, and is now available to view for free online.
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16 November 2016

Scheduled maintenance work on the My Account area

The My Account area will be unavailable on Tuesday 22 November for scheduled maintenance.
Please accept our apologies in advance for any inconvenience this may cause.
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16 November 2016

College to pilot an outcomes-based approach to CPD

At its meeting on 10 November the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Council approved a pilot of a new outcomes-based approach to measuring and recording continuing professional development (CPD).
16 November 2016

Registrations now open for first Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium

The inaugural Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium will take place on Friday, 20 January 2017, at the University of Edinburgh’s Pollock Halls, under the theme ‘Understanding and supporting veterinary mental health’.
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