23 May 2013
We’ve joined forces once again with the British Veterinary Association (BVA) and the Veterinary Defence Society (VDS) to offer a two-day course for overseas vets who are new to working in the UK or contemplating working here.
23 May 2013
Electrical maintenance works are due to take place at the College this Sunday, 26 May which could affect access to the website log-in area and the old PDP database.
22 May 2013
The RCVS Charitable Trust has declared its support for the ‘All Trials’ campaign’s aims. These are for all clinical trials, past and present, to be publicly registered, and for the full methods and the results to be openly reported.
16 May 2013
We have written to the MPs drawn in today’s private members’ Bill ballot to call upon them to introduce legislation to protect the title ‘veterinary nurse’ and introduce an effective regulatory system that would ensure that those veterinary nurses found guilty of serious professional misconduct were prevented from carrying out medical treatment to or surgery on animals.
15 May 2013
Due to an upgrade of our database over the coming weekend (17 – 18 May), the log-in area of the website will be unavailable.
9 May 2013
A meeting of the RCVS Disciplinary Committee, as constituted under the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966, will be held at the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, Belgravia House, 62-64 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AF, on:
7 May 2013
Congratulations go to veterinary nursing assistant Michelle Kirk, from Carrick Vets, Chesterfield, who has won a Kindle Fire in our ‘untangle it’ anagram competition at the British Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress (BSAVA – Birmingham, 4-7 April 2013).
7 May 2013
The Disciplinary Committee of the RCVS last week [3 May] struck off the Register a veterinary surgeon for charges relating to tuberculin (TB) testing on cattle that he undertook and certified at four farms during June and July of 2010.
3 May 2013
It’s now possible to ‘listen again’ to our first ever Virtual Question Time, hosted by the Webinar Vet on 24 April 2013.
30 April 2013
The results are now in for the 2013 RCVS and VN Councils elections – and the turnout among vets is the highest seen in ten years. 4,661 veterinary surgeons voted, surpassing the previous highpoint of 4,232 in 2010. This year’s VN Council election saw the highest ever number of veterinary nurses voting (1,329).