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