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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. 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. Barry Johnson
  39. Stephen May
  40. Jacqui Molyneux
  41. Robert (Bob) Moore
  42. Susan Paterson
  43. Joanna Price
  44. Stuart Reid
  45. Neil Smith
  46. Richard Stephenson
  47. Christopher (Kit) Sturgess
  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. 5 June 2014
  57. 6 March 2014
  58. 7 November 2013
  59. 12 September 2013
  60. 5 July 2013
  61. 6 June 2013
  62. 5 June 2013
  63. 7 March 2013
  64. 1 November 2012
  65. 6 July 2012
  66. 7 June 2012
  67. 1 March 2012
  68. 3 November 2011
  69. 2 June 2011
  70. 3 March 2011
  71. 4 November 2010
  72. 3 June 2010
  73. 4 March 2010
  74. 5 November 2009
  75. 4 June 2009
  76. 5 March 2009
  77. 6 November 2008
  78. Council elections
  79. Previous election results
  80. Past-Presidents
  81. Operational Board
  82. Gordon Hockey
  83. Nick Stace
  84. Chair of Veterinary Nurses Council
  85. VN Council
  86. VN Council meetings
  87. 6 May 2014
  88. 4 February 2014
  89. 8 October 2013
  90. 7 May 2013
  91. 5 February 2013
  92. 9 October 2012
  93. 8 May 2012
  94. 7 February 2012
  95. 11 October 2011
  96. 10 May 2011
  97. 8 February 2011
  98. 12 October 2010
  99. 11 May 2010
  100. 9 February 2010
  101. 13 October 2009
  102. 12 May 2009
  103. 10 February 2009
  104. 14 October 2008
  105. Membership of committees & sub-committees
  106. VN Council elections
  107. Previous results
  108. VN Golden Jubilee Award
  109. VN seminar - agenda and speakers
  110. VN seminar: 'Looking back, stepping forward'
  111. VN Seminar - guestbook comments
  112. RCVS Committees
  113. Audit and Risk Committee
  114. 2 May 2013
  115. 30 November 2012
  116. 17 October 2012
  117. Elizabeth Butler
  118. David Hughes
  119. Judith Rutherford
  120. Disciplinary Committee
  121. Ian Arundale
  122. Alistair Barr MRCVS
  123. Beverley Cottrell
  124. Jane Downes
  125. Helga Drummond
  126. Stuart Drummond
  127. Catherine Goldie
  128. Ian Green
  129. Joanna Grice
  130. Charles Gruchy
  131. Chitra Karve
  132. Mehmuda Mian
  133. Martin Whiting
  134. RVN Disciplinary Committee
  135. Education Committee
  136. 7 May 2014
  137. 5 February 2014
  138. 9 October 2013
  139. 8 May 2013
  140. 6 February 2013
  141. 10 October 2012
  142. 9 May 2012
  143. 8 February 2012
  144. 12 October 2011
  145. 10 May 2011
  146. 9 February 2011
  147. 13 October 2010
  148. 12 May 2010
  149. 10 February 2010
  150. 15 October 2009
  151. 13 May 2009
  152. 11 February 2009
  153. 15 October 2008
  154. Preliminary Investigation Committee
  155. Andrew Ash MRCVS
  156. Penny Howe
  157. Harvey Locke
  158. Sarah Pond
  159. Bill Reilly
  160. Elana Tessler
  161. PIC Lay Observers
  162. RVN Preliminary Investigation Committee
  163. Sarah Bedwell
  164. Diane Mark
  165. Jenny Thompson RVN
  166. Science Advisory Panel
  167. 28 January 2014
  168. Dr Tim Nuttall
  169. Standards Committee
  170. 1 May 2014
  171. 23 January 2014
  172. 24 September 2013
  173. 30 April 2013
  174. 29 January 2013
  175. 25 September 2012
  176. 10 April 2012
  177. 24 January 2012
  178. 27 September 2011
  179. 12 April 2011
  180. 25 January 2011
  181. 28 September 2010
  182. 20 April 2010
  183. 26 January 2010
  184. 10 September 2009
  185. 21 April 2009
  186. 20 January 2009
  187. 25 September 2008
  188. Paper classification: some definitions
  189. Former Committees
  190. Planning and Resources Committee
  191. Public Affairs Committee
  192. Senior staff
  193. Royal Charter and legislation
  194. Royal Charters and Bye-Laws
  195. Government legislation
  196. Regulations, rules and the election scheme
  197. Consultations
  198. Our consultations
  199. Proposals for the future of the RCVS Fellowship
  200. Proposal for new Royal Charter
  201. Review of the Day One Competences
  202. Practice Standards Scheme Concept Note
  203. Proposed changes to the CertAVP
  204. Draft Performance Protocol
  205. Specialisation in the veterinary profession
  206. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  207. Disciplinary Committee - proposed case management protocol consultation
  208. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons
  209. Draft Health Protocol
  210. VSA review 2009
  211. EMS review 2009
  212. Review of the PSS manual (2009)
  213. Responses to external consultations
  214. RCVS Honours
  215. Recipients of RCVS Honours
  216. Fees
  217. How to pay
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  219. Work for us
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  226. News & events
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  228. Upcoming events
  229. Past events
  230. BSAVA 2014
  231. BSAVA 2013
  232. Joint Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance
  233. RCVS Open Day 2012
  234. VN Golden Jubilee Seminar
  235. Agenda and speaker biographies
  236. Comments from the guestbook
  237. Regional Question Times
  238. RCVS Day
  239. RCVS Day 2011
  240. Information for MPs
  241. Subscribe to RCVS e-News
  242. Contact the press office
  243. Registration
  244. About the RCVS Register
  245. About the VN Register
  246. Check the Register/List
  247. Register categories
  248. Who can register?
  249. How to register
  250. Graduates from UK veterinary schools
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  269. Graduates of Commonwealth countries
  270. Visiting European veterinary surgeons
  271. Graduates of other countries
  272. Restricted (Temporary) Registration
  273. Registration dates
  274. Registering as a newly qualified nurse
  275. Overseas qualified veterinary nurses
  276. Renewing your registration/listing
  277. Frequently asked questions
  278. Completing your annual renewal online
  279. Amending your registration/listing
  280. Amending your Register category for vets
  281. Amending your listing for VNs
  282. Voluntary removal and restoration
  283. Veterinary surgeons voluntary removal and restoration
  284. Veterinary nurses voluntary removal and restoration
  285. Letters of good standing
  286. Replacement Membership Certificates
  287. Register of Veterinary Practice Premises
  288. Frequently Asked Questions
  289. Statutory Membership Exam
  290. RCVS requirements for 'intention to sit' and 'seeing practice' forms
  291. Statutory examination information
  292. Pass lists (2006 onwards)
  293. Past papers
  294. Examiners' reports
  295. Timings and venues
  296. Applications for entry
  297. Registration and working in the UK
  298. Good professional standing
  299. VN pre-registration examinations
  300. Contact the Registration Department
  301. Advice & guidance
  302. Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  303. Supporting guidance
  304. Code of Professional Conduct app
  305. Veterinary Nursing Bye-laws
  306. Contact the Professional Conduct Department
  307. Contact us
  308. Education
  309. I want to be a vet
  310. I want to be a veterinary nurse
  311. Approved Training Practices
  312. Other animal careers
  313. Extra-mural studies (EMS)
  314. Professional Development Phase (PDP)
  315. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for vets
  316. Professional Development Record for vets
  317. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for VNs
  318. Professional Development Record for VNs
  319. Postgraduate education for veterinary surgeons
  320. Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP)
  321. Enrolment
  322. Module subjects
  323. Designated certificates
  324. Synoptic assessment
  325. Accredited university contact details
  326. Information for universities
  327. Frequently asked questions
  328. Certificates pre-2012
  329. Diplomas
  330. Exam entrance requirements
  331. Exam application
  332. European Diplomas
  333. Fellowships
  334. Fellowship by thesis
  335. Meritorious Contributions to Learning
  336. Advanced Practitioner status
  337. Criteria for eligibilty
  338. Designations
  339. Approved qualifications
  340. Application fee
  341. Specialist status
  342. Approving veterinary degrees
  343. Visitations
  344. Approval criteria
  345. RCVS visitors
  346. Approved degrees
  347. Approving veterinary nursing qualifications
  348. Approval criteria
  349. Career development
  350. Pathology
  351. Research
  352. Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing
  353. Contact the Veterinary Nursing Department
  354. Contact the Education Department
  355. Concerns
  356. I want to raise a concern about a veterinary surgeon
  357. I want to raise a concern about a veterinary nurse
  358. A concern has been raised about me
  359. Information for veterinary surgeons
  360. How we assess and investigate concerns
  361. How we make decisions
  362. Our terms explained
  363. Information for registered veterinary nurses
  364. How we assess and investigate concerns
  365. How we make decisions
  366. Our terms explained
  367. Disciplinary Committee hearings
  368. Contact
  369. Practice Standards
  370. About the Practice Standards Scheme
  371. Meet the Inspectors
  372. Christopher Button
  373. Susan Chorlton
  374. Carole Clarke
  375. Philip Clifford
  376. Jim Cumming
  377. Lorna Francis
  378. Ean Garner-Richardson
  379. Mary Glassbrook
  380. Bob Gore
  381. Judith Joyce
  382. Richard Killen
  383. Stuart King
  384. Ian Kynoch
  385. Mike Law
  386. Bob Lehner
  387. Fred McKeating
  388. Paul Mitchell
  389. Stuart Renton
  390. Peter Thomson
  391. Lynn Turner
  392. David Wadsworth
  393. Will Walker
  394. Dudley Watson
  395. Barbara Willis-Clark
  396. Anthony Young
  397. Who runs the Scheme?
  398. BAVECC
  399. BCVA
  400. BSAVA
  401. BEVA
  402. BVHA
  403. BVA
  404. BVNA
  405. RCVS
  406. Lay member
  407. VN Council
  408. SPVS
  409. VPMA
  410. How to join the Scheme
  411. Information for existing members
  412. The Practice Standard (June 2014)
  413. Practice Standards Scheme review update
  414. Find a Vet – last chance to respond!
  415. Inspectors’ top tip
  416. On the up
  417. Promoting your accreditation
  418. Who runs the Scheme?
  419. Updated manual
  420. Meet the Team
  421. The Practice Standard (January 2014)
  422. Review news
  423. Find a Vet – update us, or face removal
  424. New Year, new CPD
  425. Advice ref cascade consent forms
  426. Ten-second tip: using dataloggers accurately
  427. Talk in York
  428. How did we do?
  429. Meet the Team
  430. The Practice Standard (August 2013)
  431. New Chair: excited about future of the Scheme
  432. Council approves new direction for Scheme
  433. Who’s inspecting you?
  434. Going digital
  435. Autumn congress round up
  436. Code app now available
  437. Surgeries available in Salisbury
  438. Meet the Team
  439. The Practice Standard (May 2013)
  440. Plans for a modular approach shaping up
  441. Wear your badge with pride!
  442. Up to speed on clinical governance?
  443. CPD records online yet?
  444. ‘Top ten’ poster dropped for trial period
  445. Overseas, over here?
  446. Who’s inspecting you?
  447. Surgeries available in Durham
  448. We are listening…
  449. Meet the Team
  450. The Practice Standard (December 2012)
  451. First-rate regulator: what could we do better?
  452. In a tangle on clinical governance?
  453. New Year, new CPD records!
  454. PSS made easy
  455. Lost in a good book?
  456. Are you ignoring your best advocates?
  457. Surgeries available in Oxford
  458. The Practice Standard (December 2011)
  459. Management menu at VPMA
  460. Get your hands on the new RVN badge
  461. Performance Protocol – have your say
  462. PSS surgeries available in Leeds
  463. Free Library trial
  464. VN Trustee sought
  465. Inspector's top tip
  466. The Practice Standard (August 2011)
  467. Biosecurity in veterinary practice
  468. Be prepared!
  469. The Practice Standard (May 2011)
  470. Practice Standards Scheme Manual
  471. Inspection feedback
  472. Promoting your accredited practice
  473. Guidelines on advertising
  474. Contact the Practice Standards Department
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