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