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  2. About the veterinary profession
  3. Vet2011
  4. The role of the RCVS
  5. The RCVS – we are here for you
  6. Strategic Plan
  7. The history of the RCVS
  8. RCVS Council
  9. Presidential team
  10. Council Members
  11. Role of Council Members
  12. Council meetings
  13. 5 March 2015
  14. 6 November 2014
  15. 5 June 2014
  16. 6 March 2014
  17. 7 November 2013
  18. 12 September 2013
  19. 5 July 2013
  20. 6 June 2013
  21. 5 June 2013
  22. 7 March 2013
  23. 1 November 2012
  24. 6 July 2012
  25. 7 June 2012
  26. 1 March 2012
  27. 3 November 2011
  28. 2 June 2011
  29. 3 March 2011
  30. 4 November 2010
  31. 3 June 2010
  32. 4 March 2010
  33. 5 November 2009
  34. 4 June 2009
  35. 5 March 2009
  36. 6 November 2008
  37. Draft PSS Modules (June 2015)
  38. Council elections
  39. Previous election results
  40. Past-Presidents
  41. Operational Board
  42. Gordon Hockey
  43. Nick Stace
  44. Chair of Veterinary Nurses Council
  45. VN Council
  46. VN Council members
  47. VN Council meetings
  48. 5 May 2015
  49. 3 February 2015
  50. 7 October 2014
  51. 6 May 2014
  52. 4 February 2014
  53. 8 October 2013
  54. 7 May 2013
  55. 5 February 2013
  56. 9 October 2012
  57. 8 May 2012
  58. 7 February 2012
  59. 11 October 2011
  60. 10 May 2011
  61. 8 February 2011
  62. 12 October 2010
  63. 11 May 2010
  64. 9 February 2010
  65. 13 October 2009
  66. 12 May 2009
  67. 10 February 2009
  68. 14 October 2008
  69. Membership of committees & sub-committees
  70. VN Council elections
  71. Previous results
  72. VN Golden Jubilee Award
  73. VN seminar - agenda and speakers
  74. VN seminar: 'Looking back, stepping forward'
  75. VN Seminar - guestbook comments
  76. RCVS Committees
  77. Audit and Risk Committee
  78. 2 May 2013
  79. 1 March 2013
  80. 30 November 2012
  81. 17 October 2012
  82. Elizabeth Butler
  83. David Hughes
  84. Judith Rutherford
  85. Disciplinary Committee
  86. Ian Arundale
  87. Alistair Barr MRCVS
  88. Beverley Cottrell
  89. Jane Downes
  90. Helga Drummond
  91. Stuart Drummond
  92. Catherine Goldie
  93. Ian Green
  94. Joanna Grice
  95. Charles Gruchy
  96. Chitra Karve
  97. Mehmuda Mian
  98. Martin Whiting
  99. VN Disciplinary Committee
  100. Education Committee
  101. 6 May 2015
  102. 4 February 2015
  103. 8 October 2014
  104. 7 May 2014
  105. 5 February 2014
  106. 9 October 2013
  107. 8 May 2013
  108. 6 February 2013
  109. 10 October 2012
  110. 9 May 2012
  111. 8 February 2012
  112. 12 October 2011
  113. 10 May 2011
  114. 9 February 2011
  115. 13 October 2010
  116. 12 May 2010
  117. 10 February 2010
  118. 15 October 2009
  119. 13 May 2009
  120. 11 February 2009
  121. 15 October 2008
  122. Preliminary Investigation Committee
  123. John Anderson MBE
  124. Andrew Ash
  125. Stuart Hill
  126. Penny Howe
  127. Harvey Locke
  128. Sarah Pond
  129. Bill Reilly
  130. PIC Lay Observers
  131. VN Preliminary Investigation Committee
  132. Sarah Bedwell
  133. Jenny Thompson RVN
  134. Dr Arun Midha
  135. Science Advisory Panel
  136. 28 January 2014
  137. Dr Tim Nuttall
  138. Standards Committee
  139. 29 April 2015
  140. 28 January 2015
  141. 30 September 2014
  142. 1 May 2014
  143. 23 January 2014
  144. 24 September 2013
  145. 30 April 2013
  146. 29 January 2013
  147. 25 September 2012
  148. 10 April 2012
  149. 24 January 2012
  150. 27 September 2011
  151. 12 April 2011
  152. 25 January 2011
  153. 28 September 2010
  154. 20 April 2010
  155. 26 January 2010
  156. 10 September 2009
  157. 21 April 2009
  158. 20 January 2009
  159. 25 September 2008
  160. Paper classification: some definitions
  161. Former Committees
  162. Planning and Resources Committee
  163. Public Affairs Committee
  164. Senior staff
  165. Consultations
  166. Our consultations
  167. Proposals for the future of the RCVS Fellowship
  168. Proposal for new Royal Charter
  169. Review of the Day One Competences
  170. Practice Standards Scheme Concept Note
  171. Proposed changes to the CertAVP
  172. Draft Performance Protocol
  173. Specialisation in the veterinary profession
  174. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  175. Disciplinary Committee - proposed case management protocol consultation
  176. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons
  177. Draft Health Protocol
  178. VSA review 2009
  179. EMS review 2009
  180. Review of the PSS manual (2009)
  181. Use of the courtesy title 'Dr' by veterinary surgeons
  182. Practice Standards Scheme review - final stage consultation
  183. Royal Charter and legislation
  184. Royal Charters and Bye-Laws
  185. Government legislation
  186. Regulations, rules and the election scheme
  187. RCVS Honours
  188. Recipients of RCVS Honours
  189. Fees
  190. How to pay
  191. Annual renewal fees from 1993
  192. Work for us
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  194. Service Standards
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  199. News & events
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  203. Upcoming events
  204. Past events
  205. BSAVA 2014
  206. BSAVA 2013
  207. Joint Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance
  208. RCVS Open Day 2012
  209. VN Golden Jubilee Seminar
  210. Agenda and speaker biographies
  211. Comments from the guestbook
  212. Regional Question Times
  213. RCVS Day
  214. RCVS Day 2011
  215. Information for MPs
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  218. Registration
  219. About the RCVS Register
  220. About the VN Register
  221. Protect the title ‘veterinary nurse’!
  222. Royal Charter FAQ
  223. Check the Register
  224. Registration categories
  225. Who can register?
  226. How to register
  227. Graduates from UK veterinary schools
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  244. Spain
  245. US/Canadian graduates
  246. Graduates of Commonwealth countries
  247. Visiting European veterinary surgeons
  248. Graduates of other countries
  249. Restricted (Temporary) Registration
  250. Registration dates
  251. Registering as a newly qualified nurse
  252. Overseas qualified veterinary nurses
  253. Completing your annual renewal
  254. Veterinary surgeons
  255. Frequently Asked Questions
  256. Change of category fees
  257. Veterinary nurses
  258. Completing your annual renewal online
  259. Amending your registration
  260. Amending your Register category for vets
  261. Amending your registration for VNs
  262. Voluntary removal and restoration
  263. Veterinary surgeons voluntary removal and restoration
  264. Veterinary nurses voluntary removal and restoration
  265. Letters of good standing
  266. Replacement Membership Certificates
  267. Register of Veterinary Practice Premises
  268. Frequently Asked Questions
  269. Statutory Membership Exam
  270. RCVS requirements for 'intention to sit' and 'seeing practice' forms
  271. Statutory examination information
  272. Pass lists (2006 onwards)
  273. Past papers
  274. Examiners' reports
  275. Timings and venues
  276. Applications for entry
  277. Registration and working in the UK
  278. Good professional standing
  279. VN pre-registration examinations
  280. Contact the Registration Department
  281. Advice & guidance
  282. Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  283. Supporting guidance
  284. Code of Professional Conduct app
  285. Veterinary Nurse Rules
  286. Contact the Professional Conduct Department
  287. Contact us
  288. Education
  289. I want to be a vet
  290. I want to be a veterinary nurse
  291. Approved Training Practices
  292. Other animal careers
  293. Extra-mural studies (EMS)
  294. Professional Development Phase (PDP)
  295. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for vets
  296. Professional Development Record for vets
  297. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for VNs
  298. Professional Development Record for VNs
  299. Professional Development Record
  300. Postgraduate education for veterinary surgeons
  301. Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP)
  302. Enrolment
  303. Module subjects
  304. Designated certificates
  305. Synoptic assessment
  306. Accredited university contact details
  307. Information for universities
  308. Frequently asked questions
  309. Certificates pre-2012
  310. Diplomas
  311. Exam entrance requirements
  312. Exam application
  313. European Diplomas
  314. Fellowships
  315. Advanced Practitioner status
  316. Criteria for eligibilty
  317. Specialist status
  318. Approving veterinary degrees
  319. Visitations
  320. Accreditation Standards
  321. RCVS visitors
  322. Approved degrees
  323. Approving veterinary nursing qualifications
  324. Career development
  325. Pathology
  326. Research
  327. Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing
  328. Contact the Veterinary Nursing Department
  329. Contact the Education Department
  330. Concerns
  331. I want to raise a concern about a veterinary surgeon
  332. I want to raise a concern about a veterinary nurse
  333. A concern has been raised about me
  334. Information for veterinary surgeons
  335. How we assess and investigate concerns
  336. How we make decisions
  337. Our terms explained
  338. Information for registered veterinary nurses
  339. How we assess and investigate concerns
  340. How we make decisions
  341. Our terms explained
  342. Disciplinary Committee hearings
  343. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) trial
  344. Contact
  345. Practice Standards
  346. About the Practice Standards Scheme
  347. Meet the Inspectors
  348. Christopher Button
  349. Susan Chorlton
  350. Carole Clarke
  351. Philip Clifford
  352. Jim Cumming
  353. Lorna Francis
  354. Ean Garner-Richardson
  355. Mary Glassbrook
  356. Bob Gore
  357. Judith Joyce
  358. Richard Killen
  359. Stuart King
  360. Ian Kynoch
  361. Mike Law
  362. Bob Lehner
  363. Fred McKeating
  364. Paul Mitchell
  365. Stuart Renton
  366. Peter Thomson
  367. Lynn Turner
  368. David Wadsworth
  369. Will Walker
  370. Dudley Watson
  371. Barbara Willis-Clark
  372. Anthony Young
  373. The revised Practice Standards Scheme
  374. Who runs the Scheme?
  375. BAVECC
  376. BCVA
  377. BSAVA
  378. BEVA
  379. BVHA
  380. BVA
  381. BVNA
  382. RCVS
  383. Lay member
  384. VN Council
  385. SPVS
  386. VPMA
  387. How to join the Scheme
  388. Information for existing members
  389. The Practice Standard (February 2015)
  390. The Practice Standard (June 2014)
  391. Practice Standards Scheme review update
  392. Find a Vet – last chance to respond!
  393. Inspectors’ top tip
  394. On the up
  395. Promoting your accreditation
  396. Who runs the Scheme?
  397. Updated manual
  398. Meet the Team
  399. The Practice Standard (January 2014)
  400. Review news
  401. Find a Vet – update us, or face removal
  402. New Year, new CPD
  403. Advice ref cascade consent forms
  404. Ten-second tip: using dataloggers accurately
  405. Talk in York
  406. How did we do?
  407. Meet the Team
  408. The Practice Standard (August 2013)
  409. New Chair: excited about future of the Scheme
  410. Council approves new direction for Scheme
  411. Who’s inspecting you?
  412. Going digital
  413. Autumn congress round up
  414. Code app now available
  415. Surgeries available in Salisbury
  416. Meet the Team
  417. The Practice Standard (May 2013)
  418. Plans for a modular approach shaping up
  419. Wear your badge with pride!
  420. Up to speed on clinical governance?
  421. CPD records online yet?
  422. ‘Top ten’ poster dropped for trial period
  423. Overseas, over here?
  424. Who’s inspecting you?
  425. Surgeries available in Durham
  426. We are listening…
  427. Meet the Team
  428. The Practice Standard (December 2012)
  429. First-rate regulator: what could we do better?
  430. In a tangle on clinical governance?
  431. New Year, new CPD records!
  432. PSS made easy
  433. Lost in a good book?
  434. Are you ignoring your best advocates?
  435. Surgeries available in Oxford
  436. The Practice Standard (December 2011)
  437. Management menu at VPMA
  438. Get your hands on the new RVN badge
  439. Performance Protocol – have your say
  440. PSS surgeries available in Leeds
  441. Free Library trial
  442. VN Trustee sought
  443. Inspector's top tip
  444. The Practice Standard (August 2011)
  445. Biosecurity in veterinary practice
  446. Be prepared!
  447. The Practice Standard (May 2011)
  448. Practice Standards Scheme Manual
  449. Inspection feedback
  450. Promoting your accredited practice
  451. Guidelines on advertising
  452. Contact the Practice Standards Department
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