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