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4 March 2016

Registrar to leave the College

Gordon Hockey has decided to leave the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) after 16 years' service.
CPD examples
1 March 2016

College launches 'CPD Champions' blog

We have launched our new 'CPD Champions' blog written by and for members of the profession to encourage their colleagues to engage with continuing professional development (CPD).
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29 February 2016

VN Futures project launched

The RCVS has joined forces with the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) to launch VN Futures, a companion project to Vet Futures, which aims to draw up a blueprint for the future of the veterinary nursing profession.
Veterinary nurse protect the title
16 February 2016

Petition on protecting the VN title closes with over 36,000 signatures

Our petition asking the Government to protect the title ‘veterinary nurse’ has now closed, with over 36,000 people having supported the campaign.
Disciplinary Committee gavel
16 February 2016

Ceredigion vet suspended from the Register for six months

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has directed that a Ceredigion veterinary surgeon be suspended from the Register for six months after he admitted to misconduct relating to tuberculin testing for cattle he owned and failing to register the births and deaths of cattle.
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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.
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