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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. Nominations 2015
  82. Previous election results
  83. Past-Presidents
  84. Operational Board
  85. Gordon Hockey
  86. Nick Stace
  87. Chair of Veterinary Nurses Council
  88. VN Council
  89. VN Council meetings
  90. 3 February 2015
  91. 7 October 2014
  92. 6 May 2014
  93. 4 February 2014
  94. 8 October 2013
  95. 7 May 2013
  96. 5 February 2013
  97. 9 October 2012
  98. 8 May 2012
  99. 7 February 2012
  100. 11 October 2011
  101. 10 May 2011
  102. 8 February 2011
  103. 12 October 2010
  104. 11 May 2010
  105. 9 February 2010
  106. 13 October 2009
  107. 12 May 2009
  108. 10 February 2009
  109. 14 October 2008
  110. Membership of committees & sub-committees
  111. VN Council elections
  112. Nominations 2015
  113. Previous results
  114. VN Golden Jubilee Award
  115. VN seminar - agenda and speakers
  116. VN seminar: 'Looking back, stepping forward'
  117. VN Seminar - guestbook comments
  118. RCVS Committees
  119. Audit and Risk Committee
  120. 2 May 2013
  121. 1 March 2013
  122. 30 November 2012
  123. 17 October 2012
  124. Elizabeth Butler
  125. David Hughes
  126. Judith Rutherford
  127. Disciplinary Committee
  128. Ian Arundale
  129. Alistair Barr MRCVS
  130. Beverley Cottrell
  131. Jane Downes
  132. Helga Drummond
  133. Stuart Drummond
  134. Catherine Goldie
  135. Ian Green
  136. Joanna Grice
  137. Charles Gruchy
  138. Chitra Karve
  139. Mehmuda Mian
  140. Martin Whiting
  141. RVN Disciplinary Committee
  142. Education Committee
  143. 8 October 2014
  144. 7 May 2014
  145. 5 February 2014
  146. 9 October 2013
  147. 8 May 2013
  148. 6 February 2013
  149. 10 October 2012
  150. 9 May 2012
  151. 8 February 2012
  152. 12 October 2011
  153. 10 May 2011
  154. 9 February 2011
  155. 13 October 2010
  156. 12 May 2010
  157. 10 February 2010
  158. 15 October 2009
  159. 13 May 2009
  160. 11 February 2009
  161. 15 October 2008
  162. 4 February 2015
  163. Preliminary Investigation Committee
  164. Andrew Ash MRCVS
  165. Penny Howe
  166. Harvey Locke
  167. Sarah Pond
  168. Bill Reilly
  169. Elana Tessler
  170. PIC Lay Observers
  171. RVN Preliminary Investigation Committee
  172. Sarah Bedwell
  173. Jenny Thompson RVN
  174. Science Advisory Panel
  175. 28 January 2014
  176. Dr Tim Nuttall
  177. Standards Committee
  178. 28 January 2015
  179. 30 September 2014
  180. 1 May 2014
  181. 23 January 2014
  182. 24 September 2013
  183. 30 April 2013
  184. 29 January 2013
  185. 25 September 2012
  186. 10 April 2012
  187. 24 January 2012
  188. 27 September 2011
  189. 12 April 2011
  190. 25 January 2011
  191. 28 September 2010
  192. 20 April 2010
  193. 26 January 2010
  194. 10 September 2009
  195. 21 April 2009
  196. 20 January 2009
  197. 25 September 2008
  198. Paper classification: some definitions
  199. Former Committees
  200. Planning and Resources Committee
  201. Public Affairs Committee
  202. Senior staff
  203. Royal Charter and legislation
  204. Royal Charters and Bye-Laws
  205. Government legislation
  206. Regulations, rules and the election scheme
  207. Consultations
  208. Our consultations
  209. Proposals for the future of the RCVS Fellowship
  210. Proposal for new Royal Charter
  211. Review of the Day One Competences
  212. Practice Standards Scheme Concept Note
  213. Proposed changes to the CertAVP
  214. Draft Performance Protocol
  215. Specialisation in the veterinary profession
  216. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  217. Disciplinary Committee - proposed case management protocol consultation
  218. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons
  219. Draft Health Protocol
  220. VSA review 2009
  221. EMS review 2009
  222. Review of the PSS manual (2009)
  223. Use of the courtesy title 'Dr' by veterinary surgeons
  224. Responses to external consultations
  225. RCVS Honours
  226. Recipients of RCVS Honours
  227. Fees
  228. How to pay
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  230. Work for us
  231. Members of the Preliminary Investigation and Disciplinary Committees
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  235. Contact us
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  241. Upcoming events
  242. Past events
  243. BSAVA 2014
  244. BSAVA 2013
  245. Joint Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance
  246. RCVS Open Day 2012
  247. VN Golden Jubilee Seminar
  248. Agenda and speaker biographies
  249. Comments from the guestbook
  250. Regional Question Times
  251. RCVS Day
  252. RCVS Day 2011
  253. Information for MPs
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  256. Registration
  257. About the RCVS Register
  258. About the VN Register
  259. Royal Charter FAQ
  260. Check the Register/List
  261. Register categories
  262. Who can register?
  263. How to register
  264. Graduates from UK veterinary schools
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  282. US/Canadian graduates
  283. Graduates of Commonwealth countries
  284. Visiting European veterinary surgeons
  285. Graduates of other countries
  286. Restricted (Temporary) Registration
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  288. Registering as a newly qualified nurse
  289. Overseas qualified veterinary nurses
  290. Completing your annual renewal
  291. Veterinary surgeons
  292. Veterinary nurses
  293. Frequently Asked Questions
  294. Completing your annual renewal online
  295. Amending your registration/listing
  296. Amending your Register category for vets
  297. Amending your listing for VNs
  298. Voluntary removal and restoration
  299. Veterinary surgeons voluntary removal and restoration
  300. Veterinary nurses voluntary removal and restoration
  301. Letters of good standing
  302. Replacement Membership Certificates
  303. Register of Veterinary Practice Premises
  304. Frequently Asked Questions
  305. Statutory Membership Exam
  306. RCVS requirements for 'intention to sit' and 'seeing practice' forms
  307. Statutory examination information
  308. Pass lists (2006 onwards)
  309. Past papers
  310. Examiners' reports
  311. Timings and venues
  312. Applications for entry
  313. Registration and working in the UK
  314. Good professional standing
  315. VN pre-registration examinations
  316. Contact the Registration Department
  317. Advice & guidance
  318. Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  319. Supporting guidance
  320. Code of Professional Conduct app
  321. Veterinary Nursing Bye-laws
  322. Contact the Professional Conduct Department
  323. Contact us
  324. Education
  325. I want to be a vet
  326. I want to be a veterinary nurse
  327. Approved Training Practices
  328. Other animal careers
  329. Extra-mural studies (EMS)
  330. Professional Development Phase (PDP)
  331. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for vets
  332. Professional Development Record for vets
  333. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for VNs
  334. Professional Development Record for VNs
  335. Professional Development Record
  336. Postgraduate education for veterinary surgeons
  337. Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP)
  338. Enrolment
  339. Module subjects
  340. Designated certificates
  341. Synoptic assessment
  342. Accredited university contact details
  343. Information for universities
  344. Frequently asked questions
  345. Certificates pre-2012
  346. Diplomas
  347. Exam entrance requirements
  348. Exam application
  349. European Diplomas
  350. Fellowships
  351. Fellowship by thesis
  352. Meritorious Contributions to Learning
  353. Advanced Practitioner status
  354. Criteria for eligibilty
  355. Designations
  356. Approved qualifications
  357. Application fee
  358. Specialist status
  359. Approving veterinary degrees
  360. Visitations
  361. Approval criteria
  362. RCVS visitors
  363. Approved degrees
  364. Approving veterinary nursing qualifications
  365. Approval criteria
  366. Career development
  367. Pathology
  368. Research
  369. Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing
  370. Contact the Veterinary Nursing Department
  371. Contact the Education Department
  372. Concerns
  373. I want to raise a concern about a veterinary surgeon
  374. I want to raise a concern about a veterinary nurse
  375. A concern has been raised about me
  376. Information for veterinary surgeons
  377. How we assess and investigate concerns
  378. How we make decisions
  379. Our terms explained
  380. Information for registered veterinary nurses
  381. How we assess and investigate concerns
  382. How we make decisions
  383. Our terms explained
  384. Disciplinary Committee hearings
  385. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) trial
  386. Contact
  387. Practice Standards
  388. About the Practice Standards Scheme
  389. Meet the Inspectors
  390. Christopher Button
  391. Susan Chorlton
  392. Carole Clarke
  393. Philip Clifford
  394. Jim Cumming
  395. Lorna Francis
  396. Ean Garner-Richardson
  397. Mary Glassbrook
  398. Bob Gore
  399. Judith Joyce
  400. Richard Killen
  401. Stuart King
  402. Ian Kynoch
  403. Mike Law
  404. Bob Lehner
  405. Fred McKeating
  406. Paul Mitchell
  407. Stuart Renton
  408. Peter Thomson
  409. Lynn Turner
  410. David Wadsworth
  411. Will Walker
  412. Dudley Watson
  413. Barbara Willis-Clark
  414. Anthony Young
  415. Who runs the Scheme?
  416. BAVECC
  417. BCVA
  418. BSAVA
  419. BEVA
  420. BVHA
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  422. BVNA
  423. RCVS
  424. Lay member
  425. VN Council
  426. SPVS
  427. VPMA
  428. How to join the Scheme
  429. Information for existing members
  430. The Practice Standard (June 2014)
  431. Practice Standards Scheme review update
  432. Find a Vet – last chance to respond!
  433. Inspectors’ top tip
  434. On the up
  435. Promoting your accreditation
  436. Who runs the Scheme?
  437. Updated manual
  438. Meet the Team
  439. The Practice Standard (January 2014)
  440. Review news
  441. Find a Vet – update us, or face removal
  442. New Year, new CPD
  443. Advice ref cascade consent forms
  444. Ten-second tip: using dataloggers accurately
  445. Talk in York
  446. How did we do?
  447. Meet the Team
  448. The Practice Standard (August 2013)
  449. New Chair: excited about future of the Scheme
  450. Council approves new direction for Scheme
  451. Who’s inspecting you?
  452. Going digital
  453. Autumn congress round up
  454. Code app now available
  455. Surgeries available in Salisbury
  456. Meet the Team
  457. The Practice Standard (May 2013)
  458. Plans for a modular approach shaping up
  459. Wear your badge with pride!
  460. Up to speed on clinical governance?
  461. CPD records online yet?
  462. ‘Top ten’ poster dropped for trial period
  463. Overseas, over here?
  464. Who’s inspecting you?
  465. Surgeries available in Durham
  466. We are listening…
  467. Meet the Team
  468. The Practice Standard (December 2012)
  469. First-rate regulator: what could we do better?
  470. In a tangle on clinical governance?
  471. New Year, new CPD records!
  472. PSS made easy
  473. Lost in a good book?
  474. Are you ignoring your best advocates?
  475. Surgeries available in Oxford
  476. The Practice Standard (December 2011)
  477. Management menu at VPMA
  478. Get your hands on the new RVN badge
  479. Performance Protocol – have your say
  480. PSS surgeries available in Leeds
  481. Free Library trial
  482. VN Trustee sought
  483. Inspector's top tip
  484. The Practice Standard (August 2011)
  485. Biosecurity in veterinary practice
  486. Be prepared!
  487. The Practice Standard (May 2011)
  488. Practice Standards Scheme Manual
  489. Inspection feedback
  490. Promoting your accredited practice
  491. Guidelines on advertising
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