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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. Council Members
  10. Role of Council Members
  11. Council meetings
  12. 5 March 2015
  13. 6 November 2014
  14. 5 June 2014
  15. 6 March 2014
  16. 7 November 2013
  17. 12 September 2013
  18. 5 July 2013
  19. 6 June 2013
  20. 5 June 2013
  21. 7 March 2013
  22. 1 November 2012
  23. 6 July 2012
  24. 7 June 2012
  25. 1 March 2012
  26. 3 November 2011
  27. 2 June 2011
  28. 3 March 2011
  29. 4 November 2010
  30. 3 June 2010
  31. 4 March 2010
  32. 5 November 2009
  33. 4 June 2009
  34. 5 March 2009
  35. 6 November 2008
  36. Council elections
  37. Previous election results
  38. Past-Presidents
  39. Operational Board
  40. Gordon Hockey
  41. Nick Stace
  42. Chair of Veterinary Nurses Council
  43. VN Council
  44. VN Council members
  45. VN Council meetings
  46. 3 February 2015
  47. 7 October 2014
  48. 6 May 2014
  49. 4 February 2014
  50. 8 October 2013
  51. 7 May 2013
  52. 5 February 2013
  53. 9 October 2012
  54. 8 May 2012
  55. 7 February 2012
  56. 11 October 2011
  57. 10 May 2011
  58. 8 February 2011
  59. 12 October 2010
  60. 11 May 2010
  61. 9 February 2010
  62. 13 October 2009
  63. 12 May 2009
  64. 10 February 2009
  65. 14 October 2008
  66. Membership of committees & sub-committees
  67. VN Council elections
  68. Previous results
  69. VN Golden Jubilee Award
  70. VN seminar - agenda and speakers
  71. VN seminar: 'Looking back, stepping forward'
  72. VN Seminar - guestbook comments
  73. RCVS Committees
  74. Audit and Risk Committee
  75. 2 May 2013
  76. 1 March 2013
  77. 30 November 2012
  78. 17 October 2012
  79. Elizabeth Butler
  80. David Hughes
  81. Judith Rutherford
  82. Disciplinary Committee
  83. Ian Arundale
  84. Alistair Barr MRCVS
  85. Beverley Cottrell
  86. Jane Downes
  87. Helga Drummond
  88. Stuart Drummond
  89. Catherine Goldie
  90. Ian Green
  91. Joanna Grice
  92. Charles Gruchy
  93. Chitra Karve
  94. Mehmuda Mian
  95. Martin Whiting
  96. VN Disciplinary Committee
  97. Education Committee
  98. 8 October 2014
  99. 7 May 2014
  100. 5 February 2014
  101. 9 October 2013
  102. 8 May 2013
  103. 6 February 2013
  104. 10 October 2012
  105. 9 May 2012
  106. 8 February 2012
  107. 12 October 2011
  108. 10 May 2011
  109. 9 February 2011
  110. 13 October 2010
  111. 12 May 2010
  112. 10 February 2010
  113. 15 October 2009
  114. 13 May 2009
  115. 11 February 2009
  116. 15 October 2008
  117. 4 February 2015
  118. Preliminary Investigation Committee
  119. John Anderson MBE
  120. Andrew Ash
  121. Stuart Hill
  122. Penny Howe
  123. Harvey Locke
  124. Sarah Pond
  125. Bill Reilly
  126. PIC Lay Observers
  127. VN Preliminary Investigation Committee
  128. Sarah Bedwell
  129. Jenny Thompson RVN
  130. Dr Arun Midha
  131. Science Advisory Panel
  132. 28 January 2014
  133. Dr Tim Nuttall
  134. Standards Committee
  135. 28 January 2015
  136. 30 September 2014
  137. 1 May 2014
  138. 23 January 2014
  139. 24 September 2013
  140. 30 April 2013
  141. 29 January 2013
  142. 25 September 2012
  143. 10 April 2012
  144. 24 January 2012
  145. 27 September 2011
  146. 12 April 2011
  147. 25 January 2011
  148. 28 September 2010
  149. 20 April 2010
  150. 26 January 2010
  151. 10 September 2009
  152. 21 April 2009
  153. 20 January 2009
  154. 25 September 2008
  155. Paper classification: some definitions
  156. Former Committees
  157. Planning and Resources Committee
  158. Public Affairs Committee
  159. Senior staff
  160. Consultations
  161. Our consultations
  162. Proposals for the future of the RCVS Fellowship
  163. Proposal for new Royal Charter
  164. Review of the Day One Competences
  165. Practice Standards Scheme Concept Note
  166. Proposed changes to the CertAVP
  167. Draft Performance Protocol
  168. Specialisation in the veterinary profession
  169. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  170. Disciplinary Committee - proposed case management protocol consultation
  171. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons
  172. Draft Health Protocol
  173. VSA review 2009
  174. EMS review 2009
  175. Review of the PSS manual (2009)
  176. Use of the courtesy title 'Dr' by veterinary surgeons
  177. Practice Standards Scheme review - final stage consultation
  178. Responses to external consultations
  179. Royal Charter and legislation
  180. Royal Charters and Bye-Laws
  181. Government legislation
  182. Regulations, rules and the election scheme
  183. RCVS Honours
  184. Recipients of RCVS Honours
  185. Fees
  186. How to pay
  187. Annual renewal fees from 1993
  188. Work for us
  189. Parliamentary Veterinary Internship
  190. Our service promise
  191. Service Standards
  192. How to find us
  193. Contact us
  194. Freedom of Information Act
  195. Complaints about the College
  196. News & events
  197. News
  198. Webinars
  199. Upcoming events
  200. Past events
  201. BSAVA 2014
  202. BSAVA 2013
  203. Joint Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance
  204. RCVS Open Day 2012
  205. VN Golden Jubilee Seminar
  206. Agenda and speaker biographies
  207. Comments from the guestbook
  208. Regional Question Times
  209. RCVS Day
  210. RCVS Day 2011
  211. Information for MPs
  212. Subscribe to RCVS e-News
  213. Contact the press office
  214. Registration
  215. About the RCVS Register
  216. About the VN Register
  217. Royal Charter FAQ
  218. Check the Register
  219. Registration categories
  220. Who can register?
  221. How to register
  222. Graduates from UK veterinary schools
  223. EU graduates
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  237. Slovakia
  238. Slovenia
  239. Spain
  240. US/Canadian graduates
  241. Graduates of Commonwealth countries
  242. Visiting European veterinary surgeons
  243. Graduates of other countries
  244. Restricted (Temporary) Registration
  245. Registration dates
  246. Registering as a newly qualified nurse
  247. Overseas qualified veterinary nurses
  248. Completing your annual renewal
  249. Veterinary surgeons
  250. Frequently Asked Questions
  251. Change of category fees
  252. Veterinary nurses
  253. Completing your annual renewal online
  254. Amending your registration
  255. Amending your Register category for vets
  256. Amending your registration for VNs
  257. Voluntary removal and restoration
  258. Veterinary surgeons voluntary removal and restoration
  259. Veterinary nurses voluntary removal and restoration
  260. Letters of good standing
  261. Replacement Membership Certificates
  262. Register of Veterinary Practice Premises
  263. Frequently Asked Questions
  264. Statutory Membership Exam
  265. RCVS requirements for 'intention to sit' and 'seeing practice' forms
  266. Statutory examination information
  267. Pass lists (2006 onwards)
  268. Past papers
  269. Examiners' reports
  270. Timings and venues
  271. Applications for entry
  272. Registration and working in the UK
  273. Good professional standing
  274. VN pre-registration examinations
  275. Contact the Registration Department
  276. Advice & guidance
  277. Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  278. Supporting guidance
  279. Code of Professional Conduct app
  280. Veterinary Nurse Rules
  281. Contact the Professional Conduct Department
  282. Contact us
  283. Education
  284. I want to be a vet
  285. I want to be a veterinary nurse
  286. Approved Training Practices
  287. Other animal careers
  288. Extra-mural studies (EMS)
  289. Professional Development Phase (PDP)
  290. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for vets
  291. Professional Development Record for vets
  292. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for VNs
  293. Professional Development Record for VNs
  294. Professional Development Record
  295. Postgraduate education for veterinary surgeons
  296. Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP)
  297. Enrolment
  298. Module subjects
  299. Designated certificates
  300. Synoptic assessment
  301. Accredited university contact details
  302. Information for universities
  303. Frequently asked questions
  304. Certificates pre-2012
  305. Diplomas
  306. Exam entrance requirements
  307. Exam application
  308. European Diplomas
  309. Fellowships
  310. Fellowship by thesis
  311. Meritorious Contributions to Learning
  312. Advanced Practitioner status
  313. Criteria for eligibilty
  314. Designations
  315. Approved qualifications
  316. Application fee
  317. Specialist status
  318. Approving veterinary degrees
  319. Visitations
  320. Accreditation Standards
  321. RCVS visitors
  322. Approved degrees
  323. Approving veterinary nursing qualifications
  324. Approval criteria
  325. Career development
  326. Pathology
  327. Research
  328. Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing
  329. Contact the Veterinary Nursing Department
  330. Contact the Education Department
  331. Concerns
  332. I want to raise a concern about a veterinary surgeon
  333. I want to raise a concern about a veterinary nurse
  334. A concern has been raised about me
  335. Information for veterinary surgeons
  336. How we assess and investigate concerns
  337. How we make decisions
  338. Our terms explained
  339. Information for registered veterinary nurses
  340. How we assess and investigate concerns
  341. How we make decisions
  342. Our terms explained
  343. Disciplinary Committee hearings
  344. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) trial
  345. Contact
  346. Practice Standards
  347. About the Practice Standards Scheme
  348. Meet the Inspectors
  349. Christopher Button
  350. Susan Chorlton
  351. Carole Clarke
  352. Philip Clifford
  353. Jim Cumming
  354. Lorna Francis
  355. Ean Garner-Richardson
  356. Mary Glassbrook
  357. Bob Gore
  358. Judith Joyce
  359. Richard Killen
  360. Stuart King
  361. Ian Kynoch
  362. Mike Law
  363. Bob Lehner
  364. Fred McKeating
  365. Paul Mitchell
  366. Stuart Renton
  367. Peter Thomson
  368. Lynn Turner
  369. David Wadsworth
  370. Will Walker
  371. Dudley Watson
  372. Barbara Willis-Clark
  373. Anthony Young
  374. Who runs the Scheme?
  375. BAVECC
  376. BCVA
  377. BSAVA
  378. BEVA
  379. BVHA
  380. BVA
  381. BVNA
  382. RCVS
  383. Lay member
  384. VN Council
  385. SPVS
  386. VPMA
  387. How to join the Scheme
  388. Information for existing members
  389. The Practice Standard (February 2015)
  390. The Practice Standard (June 2014)
  391. Practice Standards Scheme review update
  392. Find a Vet – last chance to respond!
  393. Inspectors’ top tip
  394. On the up
  395. Promoting your accreditation
  396. Who runs the Scheme?
  397. Updated manual
  398. Meet the Team
  399. The Practice Standard (January 2014)
  400. Review news
  401. Find a Vet – update us, or face removal
  402. New Year, new CPD
  403. Advice ref cascade consent forms
  404. Ten-second tip: using dataloggers accurately
  405. Talk in York
  406. How did we do?
  407. Meet the Team
  408. The Practice Standard (August 2013)
  409. New Chair: excited about future of the Scheme
  410. Council approves new direction for Scheme
  411. Who’s inspecting you?
  412. Going digital
  413. Autumn congress round up
  414. Code app now available
  415. Surgeries available in Salisbury
  416. Meet the Team
  417. The Practice Standard (May 2013)
  418. Plans for a modular approach shaping up
  419. Wear your badge with pride!
  420. Up to speed on clinical governance?
  421. CPD records online yet?
  422. ‘Top ten’ poster dropped for trial period
  423. Overseas, over here?
  424. Who’s inspecting you?
  425. Surgeries available in Durham
  426. We are listening…
  427. Meet the Team
  428. The Practice Standard (December 2012)
  429. First-rate regulator: what could we do better?
  430. In a tangle on clinical governance?
  431. New Year, new CPD records!
  432. PSS made easy
  433. Lost in a good book?
  434. Are you ignoring your best advocates?
  435. Surgeries available in Oxford
  436. The Practice Standard (December 2011)
  437. Management menu at VPMA
  438. Get your hands on the new RVN badge
  439. Performance Protocol – have your say
  440. PSS surgeries available in Leeds
  441. Free Library trial
  442. VN Trustee sought
  443. Inspector's top tip
  444. The Practice Standard (August 2011)
  445. Biosecurity in veterinary practice
  446. Be prepared!
  447. The Practice Standard (May 2011)
  448. Practice Standards Scheme Manual
  449. Inspection feedback
  450. Promoting your accredited practice
  451. Guidelines on advertising
  452. Contact the Practice Standards Department
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  454. Our publications explained
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