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11 December 2014

Mind Matters: new mental health initiative launched

We are today launching the Mind Matters Initiative, to help address mental health and wellbeing issues within the veterinary profession.
5 December 2014

New Royal Charter to come into effect next year

Our new Royal Charter is due to come into effect early next year once it has been signed by Her Majesty the Queen and has received the Great Seal of the Realm.
4 December 2014

Veterinary nurses reminded to pay overdue fees

Veterinary nurses who wish to remain on our Register/List of Veterinary Nurses are reminded that their renewal fees need to be paid to us by 31 December 2014.
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.
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