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12 February 2016

Disciplinary Committee suspends Shropshire vet from the Register

The Disciplinary Committee of the RCVS has suspended a Shropshire veterinary surgeon from the Register for 10 weeks after he admitted being dishonest with a client and falsifying records about the treatment of her dog.
Stuart Reid (left) awards a Fellowship to Professor Kenneth Smith
11 February 2016

College looks to recruit experienced veterinary surgeons to take the new Fellowship forward

We are currently looking for experienced veterinary surgeons to take forward the next stage of our redevelopment of the RCVS Fellowship.
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8 February 2016

RCVS & VN Councils elections 2016: time to quiz the candidates!

We're pleased to announce the candidates standing in the 2016 RCVS Council and Veterinary Nurses (VN) Council elections and, once again, we're inviting veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses to put their questions to them directly in this year’s ‘Quiz the candidates’.
Gavel
2 February 2016

RCVS Disciplinary Committee directs Newcastle vet be struck off

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has [on Friday 26 January 2016] directed that the name of a Newcastle-based veterinary surgeon be removed from the Register of Veterinary Surgeons after he was found unfit to practise veterinary surgery following a Crown Court conviction for offences of manslaughter, assault and drug possession.
Register
28 January 2016

692 veterinary nurses removed from Register for not renewing their registration

Almost 700 veterinary nurses were removed from the Register of Veterinary Nurses at the beginning of this year as a result of not renewing their registration.
DC gavel
28 January 2016

Disciplinary Committee to hold two hearings in February 2016

In February 2016, the RCVS Disciplinary Committee will be holding two disciplinary hearings at our offices in Belgravia House, 62-64 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AF.
Disciplinary Committee gavel
27 January 2016

Disciplinary Committee dismisses case against South London veterinary surgeon

The Disciplinary Committee of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has dismissed a case against a South London veterinary surgeon accused of clinical failings in relation to his treatment of a cat and of keeping poor and misleading clinical records.
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25 January 2016

RCVS statement on the conviction of Dr Gary Samuel for animal cruelty

The College is aware of the recent convictions for animal cruelty against Dr Gary Samuel as a result of his prosecution by the RSPCA.
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14 January 2016

Vet Futures: Action Group offers wealth of expertise to drive change

We and the British Veterinary Association (BVA) are delighted to announce the formation of the Vet Futures Action Group to take forward the ambitions and recommendations in the Vet Futures report launched last November.
Coins
14 January 2016

Annual renewal for veterinary surgeons to be sent by email this year

Next month, for the first time, we will be sending the annual renewal notice for veterinary surgeons by email and is asking members of the profession to make sure their details are up-to-date beforehand.
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