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