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Brexit roundtable event at the Palace of Westminster, 24 February 2017
13 March 2017

College publishes Brexit Principles

We have published our three ‘Brexit Principles’ which constitute a framework for navigating the risks posed to the veterinary industry by the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, while maximising the opportunities it offers.
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2 March 2017

Gauging the extent of ‘blame culture’ within the veterinary professions

We will be asking veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses to fill out an anonymous online survey to help gauge the extent to which blame culture is present within the veterinary professions.
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22 February 2017

College announces updates to Practice Standards Scheme modules

We have recently made minor updates to the Practice Standards Scheme’s (PSS) modules for accreditations and awards.
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16 February 2017

Annual renewal reminder for veterinary surgeons

We are reminding veterinary surgeons that annual renewals must be completed by 1 April 2017.
Dog and dog owner holding tablet
13 February 2017

College consults profession and public on guidance for telemedicine services

On Monday 13 February 2017 we launched a consultation asking for the views of the veterinary and veterinary nurse professions, in addition to those of animal owners, on the use of telemedicine in veterinary clinical practice.
13 February 2017

College announces two new appointments

We are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Head of Professional Conduct and a new Director of HR.
13 February 2017

Veterinary Nurse Disciplinary Committee suspends Surrey-based veterinary nurse for ten months

The College's Veterinary Nurse Disciplinary Committee has directed the Registrar to suspend a Surrey-based veterinary nurse from the Register for a period of ten months.
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9 February 2017

RCVS and VN Councils elections 2017: quiz the candidates

We have now announced the candidates standing in the 2017 RCVS Council and Veterinary Nurses (VN) Council elections and are, once again, inviting veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses to put their questions to them directly in this year’s ‘Quiz the candidates’.
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2 February 2017

RCVS joins forces with Doctors’ Support Network in mental health stigma campaign

At the Palace of Westminster on Tuesday 31 January 2017, the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and the Doctors’ Support Network (DSN) joined forces to launch the ‘&me’ campaign which aims to tackle mental health stigma in the health professions by encouraging prominent members to speak out about their own experiences.
Disciplinary Committee
27 January 2017

Disciplinary Committee takes no further action against Dorset veterinary surgeon

The College's Disciplinary Committee has decided to take no further action in relation to a veterinary surgeon who admitted disgraceful conduct in relation to her striking a number of dogs and dragging another across the floor.
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