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