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27 November 2014

Open Day for potential recruits to statutory committees

On Monday 15 December we will be hosting an Open Day for those members of the profession who are interested in joining our Preliminary Investigation Committee (PIC), Disciplinary Committee (DC) or Veterinary Nurse Preliminary Investigation Committee (VN PIC).
25 November 2014

Social media guidance for vets and vet nurses published

The College has recently published new guidance for veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses on the use of social media and online forums.
24 November 2014

New fitness to practise guidance for veterinary students published

The College has published a new guide for veterinary students which aims to introduce them to the concept of fitness to practise and to help prepare them for professional life.
20 November 2014

RCVS and BVA launch Vet Futures initiative

Vet Futures, a major new initiative that aims to help the profession prepare for and shape its own future, was launched at the British Veterinary Association (BVA) Congress at the London Vet Show on 20 November.
18 November 2014

Disciplinary Committee restores Co Louth vet to Register

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee on Friday [14 November 2014] directed that a veterinary surgeon from Dundalk, Co Louth, should be restored to the RCVS Register, having been removed in 2005 for serious professional misconduct.
14 November 2014

Summary of November 2014 RCVS Council meeting

At its 6 November meeting Council agreed to continue to display postnominals in the Register, undertake a consultation on whether members should be able to use the courtesy title ‘doctor’ and make amendments to our current registration regulations.
11 November 2014

First ever audit of CPD for vets

For the first time, we are carrying out an audit of continuing professional development (CPD) for vets in order to monitor compliance and gauge what type of activities they are engaging in.
3 November 2014

Nomination period for RCVS and VN Councils 2015 elections now open

Those veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses who wish to contribute to the future of their professions can now stand up and be counted as the nomination period for the RCVS Council and VN Council 2015 elections is open.
29 October 2014

Alternative dispute resolution trial launched

From Monday 3 November 2014 we will be undertaking a six-month alternative dispute resolution (ADR) trial as the first step towards developing a new consumer redress system for users of veterinary services.
21 October 2014

'Advance to Go' at the London Vet Show 2014

We will be promoting our new Advanced Practitioner status during the London Vet Show at the Grand Hall Olympia in November.
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