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  2. About the veterinary profession
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  4. The role of the RCVS
  5. Strategic Plan
  6. The history of the RCVS
  7. RCVS Council
  8. Presidential team
  9. President
  10. Vice-President
  11. Vice-President
  12. Council Members
  13. David Argyle
  14. Christopher Barker
  15. Malcolm Bennett
  16. Amanda Boag
  17. Karen Braithwaite
  18. Noreen Burrows
  19. Ewan Cameron
  20. David Catlow
  21. Niall Connell
  22. Sheila Crispin
  23. Jerry Davies
  24. Richard Davis
  25. Susan Dawson
  26. Mark Elliott
  27. Gary England
  28. Nigel Gibbens
  29. Chris Gray
  30. Michael Herrtage
  31. Lynne Hill
  32. Andrea Jeffery
  33. Rachel Jennings
  34. Peter Jinman
  35. Barry Johnson
  36. Stephen May
  37. Jacqui Molyneux
  38. Robert (Bob) Moore
  39. Joanna Price
  40. Stuart Reid
  41. Neil Smith
  42. Richard Stephenson
  43. Christopher (Kit) Sturgess
  44. Alexander (Sandy) Trees
  45. Chris Tufnell
  46. Bradley Viner
  47. Judith Webb
  48. Thomas Witte
  49. James Wood
  50. Role of Council Members
  51. Council meetings
  52. 5 June 2014
  53. 6 March 2014
  54. 7 November 2013
  55. 12 September 2013
  56. 5 July 2013
  57. 6 June 2013
  58. 5 June 2013
  59. 7 March 2013
  60. 1 November 2012
  61. 6 July 2012
  62. 7 June 2012
  63. 1 March 2012
  64. 3 November 2011
  65. 2 June 2011
  66. 3 March 2011
  67. 4 November 2010
  68. 3 June 2010
  69. 4 March 2010
  70. 5 November 2009
  71. 4 June 2009
  72. 5 March 2009
  73. 6 November 2008
  74. Council elections
  75. Previous election results
  76. Past-Presidents
  77. Operational Board
  78. Gordon Hockey
  79. Nick Stace
  80. Chair of Veterinary Nurses Council
  81. VN Council
  82. VN Council meetings
  83. 6 May 2014
  84. 4 February 2014
  85. 8 October 2013
  86. 7 May 2013
  87. 5 February 2013
  88. 9 October 2012
  89. 8 May 2012
  90. 7 February 2012
  91. 11 October 2011
  92. 10 May 2011
  93. 8 February 2011
  94. 12 October 2010
  95. 11 May 2010
  96. 9 February 2010
  97. 13 October 2009
  98. 12 May 2009
  99. 10 February 2009
  100. 14 October 2008
  101. Membership of committees & sub-committees
  102. VN Council elections
  103. Previous results
  104. VN Golden Jubilee Award
  105. VN seminar - agenda and speakers
  106. VN seminar: 'Looking back, stepping forward'
  107. VN Seminar - guestbook comments
  108. RCVS Committees
  109. Audit and Risk Committee
  110. 2 May 2013
  111. 30 November 2012
  112. 17 October 2012
  113. Elizabeth Butler
  114. David Hughes
  115. Judith Rutherford
  116. Disciplinary Committee
  117. Beverley Cottrell
  118. Jane Downes
  119. Stuart Drummond
  120. Catherine Goldie
  121. Ian Green
  122. Charles Gruchy
  123. Chitra Karve
  124. Mehmuda Mian
  125. RVN Disciplinary Committee
  126. Education Committee
  127. 7 May 2014
  128. 5 February 2014
  129. 9 October 2013
  130. 8 May 2013
  131. 6 February 2013
  132. 10 October 2012
  133. 9 May 2012
  134. 8 February 2012
  135. 12 October 2011
  136. 10 May 2011
  137. 9 February 2011
  138. 13 October 2010
  139. 12 May 2010
  140. 10 February 2010
  141. 15 October 2009
  142. 13 May 2009
  143. 11 February 2009
  144. 15 October 2008
  145. Preliminary Investigation Committee
  146. Andrew Ash MRCVS
  147. Penny Howe
  148. Sarah Pond
  149. Bill Reilly
  150. Elana Tessler
  151. PIC Lay Observers
  152. RVN Preliminary Investigation Committee
  153. Sarah Bedwell
  154. Diane Mark
  155. Jenny Thompson RVN
  156. Science Advisory Panel
  157. 28 January 2014
  158. Dr Tim Nuttall
  159. Standards Committee
  160. 1 May 2014
  161. 23 January 2014
  162. 24 September 2013
  163. 30 April 2013
  164. 29 January 2013
  165. 25 September 2012
  166. 10 April 2012
  167. 24 January 2012
  168. 27 September 2011
  169. 12 April 2011
  170. 25 January 2011
  171. 28 September 2010
  172. 20 April 2010
  173. 26 January 2010
  174. 10 September 2009
  175. 21 April 2009
  176. 20 January 2009
  177. 25 September 2008
  178. Paper classification: some definitions
  179. Former Committees
  180. Planning and Resources Committee
  181. Public Affairs Committee
  182. Senior staff
  183. Consultations
  184. Our consultations
  185. Proposals for the future of the RCVS Fellowship
  186. Proposal for new Royal Charter
  187. Review of the Day One Competences
  188. Practice Standards Scheme Concept Note
  189. Proposed changes to the CertAVP
  190. Draft Performance Protocol
  191. Specialisation in the veterinary profession
  192. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  193. Disciplinary Committee - proposed case management protocol consultation
  194. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons
  195. Draft Health Protocol
  196. VSA review 2009
  197. EMS review 2009
  198. Review of the PSS manual (2009)
  199. Responses to external consultations
  200. RCVS Honours
  201. Recipients of RCVS Honours
  202. Royal Charter and legislation
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  204. Government legislation
  205. Regulations, rules and the election scheme
  206. Fees
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  220. Past events
  221. BSAVA 2014
  222. BSAVA 2013
  223. Joint Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance
  224. RCVS Open Day 2012
  225. VN Golden Jubilee Seminar
  226. Agenda and speaker biographies
  227. Comments from the guestbook
  228. Regional Question Times
  229. RCVS Day
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  234. Registration
  235. About the RCVS Register
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  238. Register categories
  239. Who can register?
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  241. Graduates from UK veterinary schools
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  261. Visiting European veterinary surgeons
  262. Graduates of other countries
  263. Restricted (Temporary) Registration
  264. Registration dates
  265. Registering as a newly qualified nurse
  266. Overseas qualified veterinary nurses
  267. Renewing your registration/listing
  268. Frequently asked questions
  269. Completing your annual renewal online
  270. 'My Account' - Video Guides
  271. Amending your registration/listing
  272. Amending your Register category for vets
  273. Amending your listing for VNs
  274. Voluntary removal and restoration
  275. Veterinary surgeons voluntary removal and restoration
  276. Veterinary nurses voluntary removal and restoration
  277. Letters of good standing
  278. Replacement Membership Certificates
  279. Register of Veterinary Practice Premises
  280. Frequently Asked Questions
  281. Statutory Membership Exam
  282. RCVS requirements for 'intention to sit' and 'seeing practice' forms
  283. Statutory examination information
  284. Pass lists (2006 onwards)
  285. Past papers
  286. Examiners' reports
  287. Timings and venues
  288. Applications for entry
  289. Registration and working in the UK
  290. Good professional standing
  291. VN pre-registration examinations
  292. Contact the Registration Department
  293. Advice & guidance
  294. Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  295. Supporting guidance
  296. Code of Professional Conduct app
  297. Veterinary Nursing Bye-laws
  298. Contact the Professional Conduct Department
  299. Contact us
  300. Education
  301. I want to be a vet
  302. I want to be a veterinary nurse
  303. Approved Training Practices
  304. Other animal careers
  305. Extra-mural studies (EMS)
  306. Professional Development Phase (PDP)
  307. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for vets
  308. Professional Development Record for vets
  309. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for VNs
  310. Professional Development Record for VNs
  311. Postgraduate education for veterinary surgeons
  312. Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP)
  313. Enrolment
  314. Module subjects
  315. Designated certificates
  316. Synoptic assessment
  317. Accredited university contact details
  318. Information for universities
  319. Frequently asked questions
  320. Certificates pre-2012
  321. Diplomas
  322. Exam entrance requirements
  323. Exam application
  324. European Diplomas
  325. Fellowships
  326. Fellowship by thesis
  327. Meritorious Contributions to Learning
  328. Advanced Practitioner status
  329. Specialist status
  330. Approving veterinary degrees
  331. Visitations
  332. Approval criteria
  333. RCVS visitors
  334. Approved degrees
  335. Approving veterinary nursing qualifications
  336. Approval criteria
  337. Career development
  338. Pathology
  339. Research
  340. Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing
  341. Contact the Veterinary Nursing Department
  342. Contact the Education Department
  343. Complaints
  344. How we investigate complaints
  345. I want to make a complaint
  346. A complaint has been made about me
  347. Disciplinary hearings
  348. Contact
  349. Practice Standards
  350. About the Practice Standards Scheme
  351. Meet the Inspectors
  352. Christopher Button
  353. Susan Chorlton
  354. Carole Clarke
  355. Philip Clifford
  356. Jim Cumming
  357. Lorna Francis
  358. Ean Garner-Richardson
  359. Mary Glassbrook
  360. Bob Gore
  361. Judith Joyce
  362. Richard Killen
  363. Stuart King
  364. Ian Kynoch
  365. Mike Law
  366. Bob Lehner
  367. Fred McKeating
  368. Paul Mitchell
  369. Stuart Renton
  370. Peter Thomson
  371. Lynn Turner
  372. David Wadsworth
  373. Will Walker
  374. Dudley Watson
  375. Barbara Willis-Clark
  376. Anthony Young
  377. Who runs the Scheme?
  378. BAVECC
  379. BCVA
  380. BSAVA
  381. BEVA
  382. BVA
  383. BVNA
  384. RCVS
  385. Lay member
  386. SPVS
  387. VPMA
  388. How to join the Scheme
  389. Information for existing members
  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
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