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