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