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