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  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. RCVS Council
  8. Presidential team
  9. Council Members
  10. Role of Council Members
  11. Council meetings
  12. 10 November 2016
  13. 2 June 2016
  14. 3 March 2016
  15. 5 November 2015
  16. 5 June 2015
  17. 5 March 2015
  18. 6 November 2014
  19. 5 June 2014
  20. 6 March 2014
  21. 7 November 2013
  22. 12 September 2013
  23. 5 July 2013
  24. 6 June 2013
  25. 5 June 2013
  26. 7 March 2013
  27. 1 November 2012
  28. 6 July 2012
  29. 7 June 2012
  30. 1 March 2012
  31. 3 November 2011
  32. 2 June 2011
  33. 3 March 2011
  34. 4 November 2010
  35. 3 June 2010
  36. 4 March 2010
  37. 5 November 2009
  38. 4 June 2009
  39. 5 March 2009
  40. 6 November 2008
  41. Draft PSS Modules (June 2015)
  42. Council elections
  43. RCVS Council Election 2017
  44. Previous election results
  45. Past-Presidents
  46. Operational Board
  47. Nick Stace
  48. Chair of Veterinary Nurses Council
  49. Registrar
  50. VN Council
  51. VN Council members
  52. VN Council meetings
  53. 31 January 2017
  54. 4 October 2016
  55. 3 May 2016
  56. 2 February 2016
  57. 8 October 2015
  58. 5 May 2015
  59. 3 February 2015
  60. 7 October 2014
  61. 6 May 2014
  62. 4 February 2014
  63. 8 October 2013
  64. 7 May 2013
  65. 5 February 2013
  66. 9 October 2012
  67. 8 May 2012
  68. 7 February 2012
  69. 11 October 2011
  70. 10 May 2011
  71. 8 February 2011
  72. 12 October 2010
  73. 11 May 2010
  74. 9 February 2010
  75. 13 October 2009
  76. 12 May 2009
  77. 10 February 2009
  78. 14 October 2008
  79. Membership of committees & sub-committees
  80. VN Council elections
  81. VN Council Election 2017
  82. Previous results
  83. VN Golden Jubilee Award
  84. RCVS Committees
  85. Audit and Risk Committee
  86. 16 October 2014
  87. 25 April 2014
  88. 30 January 2014
  89. 2 May 2013
  90. 1 March 2013
  91. 30 November 2012
  92. 17 October 2012
  93. Elizabeth Butler
  94. David Hughes
  95. Judith Rutherford
  96. Disciplinary Committee
  97. Ian Arundale
  98. Alistair Barr
  99. Hazel Bentall
  100. Nick Blayney
  101. Beverley Cottrell
  102. Jane Downes
  103. Helga Drummond
  104. Stuart Drummond
  105. Catherine Goldie
  106. Ian Green
  107. Joanna Grice
  108. Charles Gruchy
  109. Cerys Jones
  110. Chitra Karve
  111. Austin Kirwan
  112. Mehmuda Mian
  113. Judith Way
  114. Margaret Stoddart
  115. Judith Webb
  116. Martin Whiting
  117. VN Disciplinary Committee
  118. Education Committee
  119. 5 October 2016
  120. 4 May 2016
  121. 3 February 2016
  122. 7 October 2015
  123. 6 May 2015
  124. 4 February 2015
  125. 8 October 2014
  126. 7 May 2014
  127. 5 February 2014
  128. 9 October 2013
  129. 8 May 2013
  130. 6 February 2013
  131. 10 October 2012
  132. 9 May 2012
  133. 8 February 2012
  134. 12 October 2011
  135. 10 May 2011
  136. 9 February 2011
  137. 13 October 2010
  138. 12 May 2010
  139. 10 February 2010
  140. 15 October 2009
  141. 13 May 2009
  142. 11 February 2009
  143. 15 October 2008
  144. February 2017
  145. Preliminary Investigation Committee
  146. John Anderson
  147. Andrew Ash
  148. Stuart Hill
  149. Penny Howe
  150. Harvey Locke
  151. Jeremy Mantell
  152. Bill Reilly
  153. Timothy Skelton
  154. Adrian Ward
  155. PIC Lay Observers
  156. Mr David Harding BVM&S MRCVS
  157. VN Preliminary Investigation Committee
  158. Sarah Bedwell
  159. Dr Arun Midha
  160. Suzanne May
  161. Susan Macaldowie
  162. Ms Sally Bowden BSc(Hons)CertEd RVN
  163. Science Advisory Panel
  164. 28 January 2014
  165. Dr Tim Nuttall
  166. Standards Committee
  167. 27 April 2016
  168. 27 January 2016
  169. 30 September 2015
  170. 29 April 2015
  171. 28 January 2015
  172. 30 September 2014
  173. 1 May 2014
  174. 23 January 2014
  175. 24 September 2013
  176. 30 April 2013
  177. 29 January 2013
  178. 25 September 2012
  179. 10 April 2012
  180. 24 January 2012
  181. 27 September 2011
  182. 12 April 2011
  183. 25 January 2011
  184. 28 September 2010
  185. 20 April 2010
  186. 26 January 2010
  187. 10 September 2009
  188. 21 April 2009
  189. 20 January 2009
  190. 25 September 2008
  191. Ethics Review Panel
  192. Paper classification: some definitions
  193. Former Committees
  194. Planning and Resources Committee
  195. Public Affairs Committee
  196. Senior staff
  197. RCVS Honours
  198. Recipients of RCVS Honours
  199. Royal Charter and legislation
  200. Royal Charters and Bye-Laws
  201. Government legislation
  202. Regulations, rules and the election scheme
  203. Consultations
  204. Our consultations
  205. Proposal for new Royal Charter
  206. RCVS review of continuing professional development
  207. Proposals for the future of the RCVS Fellowship
  208. Review of the Day One Competences
  209. Practice Standards Scheme Concept Note
  210. Proposed changes to the CertAVP
  211. Draft Performance Protocol
  212. Specialisation in the veterinary profession
  213. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  214. Disciplinary Committee - proposed case management protocol consultation
  215. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons
  216. Draft Health Protocol
  217. VSA review 2009
  218. EMS review 2009
  219. Review of the PSS manual (2009)
  220. Use of the courtesy title 'Dr' by veterinary surgeons
  221. Practice Standards Scheme review - final stage consultation
  222. Review of day-one clinical skills for veterinary nurses
  223. Review of Year-One Competences for veterinary surgeons
  224. RCVS review of the use of telemedicine within veterinary practice
  225. Fees
  226. How to pay
  227. Annual renewal fees from 1993
  228. Work for us
  229. Our service promise
  230. Service Standards
  231. How to find us
  232. Contact us
  233. Freedom of Information Act
  234. Complaints about the College
  235. News & events
  236. News
  237. Features
  238. Webinars
  239. Upcoming events
  240. CPD course for overseas vets & VNs
  241. Regional Question Times
  242. Past Regional Question Times
  243. RCVS Day
  244. RCVS Day 2011
  245. Information for MPs
  246. Subscribe to RCVS e-News
  247. Contact the press office
  248. Registration
  249. About the RCVS Register
  250. Frequently asked questions on the impact of the EU Referendum
  251. About the VN Register
  252. Protect the title ‘veterinary nurse’!
  253. Royal Charter FAQ
  254. Check the Register
  255. Registration categories
  256. Who can register?
  257. How to register
  258. Graduates from UK veterinary schools
  259. EU graduates
  260. Belgium
  261. Bulgaria
  262. Croatia
  263. Czech Republic
  264. Estonia
  265. Hungary
  266. Italy
  267. Latvia
  268. Lithuania
  269. Poland
  270. Romania
  271. Slovakia
  272. Slovenia
  273. US/Canadian graduates
  274. Graduates of Commonwealth countries
  275. Visiting European veterinary surgeons
  276. Qualifications not recognised by RCVS
  277. Restricted (Temporary) Registration
  278. Registration dates
  279. Registering as a newly qualified nurse
  280. Overseas qualified veterinary nurses
  281. Completing your annual renewal
  282. Veterinary surgeons
  283. Frequently Asked Questions
  284. Change of category fees
  285. Veterinary nurses
  286. Frequently Asked Questions
  287. Amending your registration
  288. Amending your Register category for vets
  289. Amending your registration for VNs
  290. Voluntary removal and restoration
  291. Veterinary surgeons voluntary removal and restoration
  292. Veterinary nurses voluntary removal and restoration
  293. Letters of good standing
  294. Replacement Membership Certificates
  295. Register of Veterinary Practice Premises
  296. Frequently Asked Questions
  297. Statutory Membership Exam
  298. RCVS requirements for 'intention to sit' and 'seeing practice' forms
  299. Statutory examination information
  300. Pass lists (2006 onwards)
  301. Past papers
  302. Examiners' reports
  303. Timings and venues
  304. Applications for entry
  305. Registration and working in the UK
  306. Good professional standing
  307. VN pre-registration examinations
  308. Practical examinations
  309. Examination results
  310. Contact the Registration Department
  311. Find a Vet practice staff
  312. Advice & guidance
  313. Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  314. Supporting guidance
  315. Code of Professional Conduct app
  316. Veterinary Nurse Rules
  317. Riding Establishments
  318. Contact the Professional Conduct Department
  319. Contact us
  320. Education
  321. I want to be a vet
  322. I want to be a veterinary nurse
  323. Training routes
  324. Approved Training Practices
  325. VN training
  326. Veterinary nursing students
  327. Enrolling as a student
  328. Frequently asked questions
  329. Other animal careers
  330. Lifelong learning for veterinary surgeons
  331. Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP)
  332. Enrolment
  333. Module subjects
  334. Designated certificates
  335. Synoptic assessment
  336. Accredited university contact details
  337. Information for universities
  338. Frequently asked questions
  339. Professional Development Phase (PDP)
  340. Meet the Postgraduate Deans
  341. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for vets
  342. Professional Development Record for vets
  343. Diplomas
  344. Pathology
  345. Research
  346. Advanced Practitioner status
  347. Specialist status
  348. RCVS List of Specialists
  349. Fellowships
  350. Lifelong learning for veterinary nurses
  351. Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  352. Professional Development Record for VNs
  353. Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing
  354. Career development for veterinary nurses
  355. Accrediting primary qualifications
  356. Accrediting veterinary degrees
  357. Extra-mural studies (EMS)
  358. Accreditation Standards
  359. Visitations
  360. RCVS visitors
  361. Approved degrees
  362. Accrediting veterinary nursing qualifications
  363. CPD Champions blog
  364. Learning from reflection
  365. How to do CPD on a budget
  366. How clinical clubs can share best practice, in practice
  367. Integrating learning into everyday practice
  368. Squeezing it all in…work, family and 35 hours per year of CPD!
  369. What is mentoring and why it can be helpful (and fun!)
  370. Contact the Veterinary Nursing Department
  371. Contact the Education Department
  372. Professional Development Record
  373. Concerns
  374. Veterinary professionals: how to raise a concern
  375. I want to raise a concern about a veterinary surgeon
  376. What you need to know first
  377. Tell us about your concern
  378. How we assess and investigate concerns
  379. How we make decisions
  380. Our terms explained
  381. I want to raise a concern about a registered veterinary nurse
  382. What you need to know first
  383. Tell us about your concern
  384. How we assess and investigate concerns
  385. How we make decisions
  386. Our terms explained
  387. Confidential Reporting Line
  388. Animal owners: how to raise a concern
  389. A concern has been raised about me
  390. Information for veterinary surgeons
  391. How we assess and investigate concerns
  392. How we make decisions
  393. Our terms explained
  394. Information for veterinary nurses
  395. How we assess and investigate concerns
  396. How we make decisions
  397. Our terms explained
  398. Disciplinary Committee hearings
  399. Veterinary Client Mediation Service (VCMS)
  400. Practice Standards
  401. An overview of the Practice Standards Scheme
  402. Welcome to the new Practice Standards Scheme!
  403. Catch up with our countdown to PSS launch!
  404. Who runs the Scheme?
  405. Meet the PSS Assessors
  406. David Ashcroft
  407. Cees Bennett
  408. Helen Boast
  409. Richard Bragg
  410. Richard Byrne
  411. Alwyn Evans
  412. Ean Garner-Richardson
  413. Nikki Gaut
  414. Mary Glassbrook
  415. Richard Killen
  416. Stuart King
  417. Anne Lawson
  418. Bob Lehner
  419. Judith Morris
  420. Pam Mosedale
  421. Emma Robinson
  422. Samantha Scully
  423. Sally Stockton
  424. Nick Stuart
  425. Dudley Watson
  426. Malcolm Whitehead
  427. Meet the Practice Standards Group
  428. BAVECC
  429. BEVA
  430. BCVA
  431. BSAVA
  432. BVA
  433. BVHA
  434. BVNA
  435. RCVS - RCVS Council
  436. SPVS
  437. RCVS - VN Council
  438. VPMA
  439. Lay member
  440. Meet the PSS Team
  441. Eleanor Ferguson
  442. Anthony Roberts
  443. Alicia Menendez-Buick
  444. Ben Jones
  445. Megan Knowles-Bacon
  446. Apply for accreditation
  447. Accreditation overview
  448. Accreditation process
  449. How to apply for accreditation
  450. Apply for awards
  451. Awards overview
  452. Award accreditation process
  453. How to apply for awards
  454. Promoting your accredited practice
  455. Guidelines on advertising
  456. Contact the Practice Standards Department
  457. Information for existing members
  458. The Practice Standard (June 2015)
  459. Response to final stage consultation
  460. Upcoming talks about the revised Scheme
  461. Coordinating the assessor team
  462. Meet the Team: Megan Knowles-Bacon
  463. PSS webinar: The Next Steps
  464. The Practice Standard (February 2015)
  465. The Practice Standard (June 2014)
  466. Practice Standards Scheme review update
  467. Find a Vet – last chance to respond!
  468. Inspectors’ top tip
  469. On the up
  470. Promoting your accreditation
  471. Who runs the Scheme?
  472. Updated manual
  473. Meet the Team
  474. The Practice Standard (January 2014)
  475. Review news
  476. Find a Vet – update us, or face removal
  477. New Year, new CPD
  478. Advice ref cascade consent forms
  479. Ten-second tip: using dataloggers accurately
  480. Talk in York
  481. How did we do?
  482. Meet the Team
  483. The Practice Standard (August 2013)
  484. New Chair: excited about future of the Scheme
  485. Council approves new direction for Scheme
  486. Going digital
  487. Autumn congress round up
  488. Code app now available
  489. Surgeries available in Salisbury
  490. Meet the Team
  491. The Practice Standard (May 2013)
  492. Plans for a modular approach shaping up
  493. Wear your badge with pride!
  494. Up to speed on clinical governance?
  495. CPD records online yet?
  496. ‘Top ten’ poster dropped for trial period
  497. Overseas, over here?
  498. Who’s inspecting you?
  499. Surgeries available in Durham
  500. Meet the Team
  501. The Practice Standard (December 2012)
  502. First-rate regulator: what could we do better?
  503. In a tangle on clinical governance?
  504. New Year, new CPD records!
  505. PSS made easy
  506. Lost in a good book?
  507. Are you ignoring your best advocates?
  508. Surgeries available in Oxford
  509. The Practice Standard (December 2011)
  510. Management menu at VPMA
  511. Get your hands on the new RVN badge
  512. Performance Protocol – have your say
  513. PSS surgeries available in Leeds
  514. Free Library trial
  515. VN Trustee sought
  516. Inspector's top tip
  517. The Practice Standard (August 2011)
  518. Biosecurity in veterinary practice
  519. Be prepared!
  520. The Practice Standard (May 2011)
  521. Publications
  522. Our publications explained
  523. How to order a publication
  524. RCVS News
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