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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. 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. RCVS Honours
  188. Recipients of RCVS Honours
  189. Consultations
  190. Our consultations
  191. Proposals for the future of the RCVS Fellowship
  192. Proposal for new Royal Charter
  193. Review of the Day One Competences
  194. Practice Standards Scheme Concept Note
  195. Proposed changes to the CertAVP
  196. Draft Performance Protocol
  197. Specialisation in the veterinary profession
  198. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  199. Disciplinary Committee - proposed case management protocol consultation
  200. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons
  201. Draft Health Protocol
  202. VSA review 2009
  203. EMS review 2009
  204. Review of the PSS manual (2009)
  205. Responses to external consultations
  206. Royal Charter and legislation
  207. Royal Charters and Bye-Laws
  208. Government legislation
  209. Regulations, rules and the election scheme
  210. Fees
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  213. Work for us
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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
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  238. Registration
  239. About the RCVS Register
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  242. Register categories
  243. Who can register?
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  245. Graduates from UK veterinary schools
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  265. Visiting European veterinary surgeons
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  269. Registering as a newly qualified nurse
  270. Overseas qualified veterinary nurses
  271. Renewing your registration/listing
  272. Frequently asked questions
  273. Completing your annual renewal online
  274. 'My Account' - Video Guides
  275. Amending your registration/listing
  276. Amending your Register category for vets
  277. Amending your listing for VNs
  278. Voluntary removal and restoration
  279. Veterinary surgeons voluntary removal and restoration
  280. Veterinary nurses voluntary removal and restoration
  281. Letters of good standing
  282. Replacement Membership Certificates
  283. Register of Veterinary Practice Premises
  284. Frequently Asked Questions
  285. Statutory Membership Exam
  286. RCVS requirements for 'intention to sit' and 'seeing practice' forms
  287. Statutory examination information
  288. Pass lists (2006 onwards)
  289. Past papers
  290. Examiners' reports
  291. Timings and venues
  292. Applications for entry
  293. Registration and working in the UK
  294. Good professional standing
  295. VN pre-registration examinations
  296. Contact the Registration Department
  297. Advice & guidance
  298. Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  299. Supporting guidance
  300. Code of Professional Conduct app
  301. Veterinary Nursing Bye-laws
  302. Contact the Professional Conduct Department
  303. Contact us
  304. Education
  305. I want to be a vet
  306. I want to be a veterinary nurse
  307. Approved Training Practices
  308. Other animal careers
  309. Extra-mural studies (EMS)
  310. Professional Development Phase (PDP)
  311. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for vets
  312. Professional Development Record for vets
  313. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for VNs
  314. Professional Development Record for VNs
  315. Postgraduate education for veterinary surgeons
  316. Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP)
  317. Enrolment
  318. Module subjects
  319. Designated certificates
  320. Synoptic assessment
  321. Accredited university contact details
  322. Information for universities
  323. Frequently asked questions
  324. Certificates pre-2012
  325. Diplomas
  326. Exam entrance requirements
  327. Exam application
  328. European Diplomas
  329. Fellowships
  330. Fellowship by thesis
  331. Meritorious Contributions to Learning
  332. Advanced Practitioner status
  333. Specialist status
  334. Approving veterinary degrees
  335. Visitations
  336. Approval criteria
  337. RCVS visitors
  338. Approved degrees
  339. Approving veterinary nursing qualifications
  340. Approval criteria
  341. Career development
  342. Pathology
  343. Research
  344. Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing
  345. Contact the Veterinary Nursing Department
  346. Contact the Education Department
  347. Complaints
  348. How we investigate complaints
  349. I want to make a complaint
  350. A complaint has been made about me
  351. Disciplinary hearings
  352. Contact
  353. Practice Standards
  354. About the Practice Standards Scheme
  355. Meet the Inspectors
  356. Christopher Button
  357. Susan Chorlton
  358. Carole Clarke
  359. Philip Clifford
  360. Jim Cumming
  361. Lorna Francis
  362. Ean Garner-Richardson
  363. Mary Glassbrook
  364. Bob Gore
  365. Judith Joyce
  366. Richard Killen
  367. Stuart King
  368. Ian Kynoch
  369. Mike Law
  370. Bob Lehner
  371. Fred McKeating
  372. Paul Mitchell
  373. Stuart Renton
  374. Peter Thomson
  375. Lynn Turner
  376. David Wadsworth
  377. Will Walker
  378. Dudley Watson
  379. Barbara Willis-Clark
  380. Anthony Young
  381. Who runs the Scheme?
  382. BAVECC
  383. BCVA
  384. BSAVA
  385. BEVA
  386. BVA
  387. BVNA
  388. RCVS
  389. Lay member
  390. SPVS
  391. VPMA
  392. How to join the Scheme
  393. Information for existing members
  394. The Practice Standard (June 2014)
  395. Practice Standards Scheme review update
  396. Find a Vet – last chance to respond!
  397. Inspectors’ top tip
  398. On the up
  399. Promoting your accreditation
  400. Who runs the Scheme?
  401. Updated manual
  402. Meet the Team
  403. The Practice Standard (January 2014)
  404. Review news
  405. Find a Vet – update us, or face removal
  406. New Year, new CPD
  407. Advice ref cascade consent forms
  408. Ten-second tip: using dataloggers accurately
  409. Talk in York
  410. How did we do?
  411. Meet the Team
  412. The Practice Standard (August 2013)
  413. New Chair: excited about future of the Scheme
  414. Council approves new direction for Scheme
  415. Who’s inspecting you?
  416. Going digital
  417. Autumn congress round up
  418. Code app now available
  419. Surgeries available in Salisbury
  420. Meet the Team
  421. The Practice Standard (May 2013)
  422. Plans for a modular approach shaping up
  423. Wear your badge with pride!
  424. Up to speed on clinical governance?
  425. CPD records online yet?
  426. ‘Top ten’ poster dropped for trial period
  427. Overseas, over here?
  428. Who’s inspecting you?
  429. Surgeries available in Durham
  430. We are listening…
  431. Meet the Team
  432. The Practice Standard (December 2012)
  433. First-rate regulator: what could we do better?
  434. In a tangle on clinical governance?
  435. New Year, new CPD records!
  436. PSS made easy
  437. Lost in a good book?
  438. Are you ignoring your best advocates?
  439. Surgeries available in Oxford
  440. The Practice Standard (December 2011)
  441. Management menu at VPMA
  442. Get your hands on the new RVN badge
  443. Performance Protocol – have your say
  444. PSS surgeries available in Leeds
  445. Free Library trial
  446. VN Trustee sought
  447. Inspector's top tip
  448. The Practice Standard (August 2011)
  449. Biosecurity in veterinary practice
  450. Be prepared!
  451. The Practice Standard (May 2011)
  452. Practice Standards Scheme Manual
  453. Inspection feedback
  454. Promoting your accredited practice
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