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