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  7. 5 November 2020
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  9. 21 September 2020
  10. 3 September 2020
  11. 4 June 2020
  12. 16 April 2020
  13. 5 March 2020
  14. 23 January 2020
  15. 7 November 2019
  16. 3 October 2019
  17. 5 September 2019
  18. 13 June 2019
  19. 7 March 2019
  20. 17 January 2019
  21. 1 November 2018
  22. 27 September 2018
  23. 14 June 2018
  24. 8 March 2018
  25. 18 January 2018
  26. 2 November 2017
  27. 28 September 2017
  28. 15 June 2017
  29. 2 March 2017
  30. 10 November 2016
  31. 2 June 2016
  32. 3 March 2016
  33. 5 November 2015
  34. 22 December 2020
  35. 21 January 2021
  36. 18 March 2021
  37. 10 June 2021
  38. 15 September 2021
  39. Council elections
  40. How to stand for election
  41. Previous election results
  42. RCVS Council election 2021
  43. Past-Presidents
  44. VN Council
  45. VN Council members
  46. VN Council meetings
  47. 12 May 2021
  48. 10 February 2021
  49. 9 September 2020
  50. 6 May 2020
  51. 12 February 2020
  52. 13 November 2019
  53. 11 September 2019
  54. 8 May 2019
  55. 6 February 2019
  56. 2 October 2018
  57. 1 May 2018
  58. 30 January 2018
  59. 3 October 2017
  60. 2 May 2017
  61. 31 January 2017
  62. 4 October 2016
  63. 3 May 2016
  64. 2 February 2016
  65. 8 October 2015
  66. 15 September 2021
  67. Membership of committees & sub-committees
  68. VN Futures Project Board
  69. Veterinary Nurse Education Committee
  70. VN Council elections
  71. Previous results
  72. How to stand for election
  73. VN Council election 2021
  74. Mrs Samantha Jayne Anderson
  75. Mrs Kirsten Cavill
  76. Miss Rebecca Jane Clark
  77. Miss Sophie Louise Connolly
  78. Miss Olivia Jade Dunlop
  79. Mr Thomas Griffiths
  80. Mr Daniel James Hogan
  81. Mr Steven David Patrick Johnson
  82. Mrs Carly Kilby
  83. Mrs Donna Leigh Lewis
  84. Mr Lee Thomas Vaughan
  85. Miss Francesca Ware
  86. Miss Diana Elizabeth Joyce Wilson
  87. Mrs Tania Yelland
  88. Officer Team
  89. Legislation Working Party
  90. Brexit Taskforce
  91. Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE)
  92. Committees, subcommittees and groups
  93. Advancement of the Professions Committee
  94. Diversity & Inclusion Working Group (DIG)
  95. Fellowship Board
  96. Mind Matters Initiative Taskforce
  97. Vet Futures Project Board
  98. 5 May 2020
  99. 11 February 2020
  100. 12 November 2019
  101. 10 September 2019
  102. 7 May 2019
  103. 22 November 2018
  104. 5 February 2019
  105. 10 November 2020
  106. 11 May 2021
  107. 14 September 2021
  108. Audit and Risk Committee
  109. 16 October 2014
  110. 25 April 2014
  111. 30 January 2014
  112. 2 May 2013
  113. 1 March 2013
  114. 30 November 2012
  115. 17 October 2012
  116. Elizabeth Butler
  117. Judith Rutherford
  118. Janice Shardlow
  119. Victor Olowe
  120. Education Committee
  121. 15 September 2020
  122. 5 May 2020
  123. 11 February 2020
  124. 12 November 2019
  125. 10 September 2019
  126. 7 May 2019
  127. February 2019
  128. 3 October 2018
  129. 2 May 2018
  130. 7 February 2018
  131. 4 October 2017
  132. May 2017
  133. February 2017
  134. 5 October 2016
  135. 4 May 2016
  136. 3 February 2016
  137. 7 October 2015
  138. Primary Qualifications Subcommittee
  139. EMS Co-ordinators Liaison Group
  140. Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice Subcommittee
  141. Graduate Outcomes Working Group
  142. Specialist Subcommittee
  143. CPD Compliance Panel
  144. CPD Policy Working Party
  145. 20 November 2020
  146. 9 February 2021
  147. 11 May 2021
  148. Finance and Resources Committee
  149. Estate Strategy Group
  150. Preliminary Investigation Committee and Disciplinary Committee Liaison Committee
  151. Registration Committee
  152. Standards Committee
  153. Certification Subcommittee
  154. Ethics Review Panel
  155. Recognised Veterinary Practice Subcommittee
  156. Riding Establishments Subcommittee
  157. 7 September 2020
  158. Practice Standards Group
  159. 27 April 2020
  160. 10 February 2020
  161. 11 November 2019
  162. 9 September 2019
  163. 28 May 2019
  164. 19 April 2019
  165. 30 January 2019
  166. 26 September 2018
  167. 25 April 2018
  168. 24 January 2018
  169. 27 September 2017
  170. 26 April 2017
  171. 25 January 2017
  172. 28 September 2016
  173. 27 April 2016
  174. 27 January 2016
  175. 30 September 2015
  176. 9 November 2020
  177. 15 December 2020
  178. 12 January 2021
  179. 08 February 2021
  180. 04 March 2021
  181. Disciplinary Committee
  182. Mr Ian Arundale
  183. Dr Hazel Bentall MRCVS
  184. Dr Nick Blayney BVSc MRCVS
  185. Prof Helga Drummond
  186. Dr Amy Hawthorn BVetMed MRCVS
  187. Ms Cerys Jones LLB (Hons)
  188. Dr Jeremy Kirk VetMB MRCVS
  189. Dr Austin Kirwan BVSc MA MBA MRCVS
  190. Dr Charles Ross BVMS MRCVS
  191. Mr Peter Smith
  192. Dr Margaret Stoddart BVet Med, PhD, DVR, MRCVS
  193. Ms Judith Way JP BSc Solicitor
  194. Dr Martin Whiting MRCVS
  195. Mrs Helen Russell RVN
  196. Ms Hilary Lloyd
  197. Mrs Jennifer Stone RVN
  198. Ms Stephanie McIntosh
  199. Dr Neil Slater MRCVS
  200. Mr Paul Francis Morris
  201. Ms Helena Jones
  202. Prof. Deborah Bowman
  203. Preliminary Investigation Committee
  204. Mr John Anderson MBE
  205. Mr Andrew Ash MRCVS
  206. Georgie Barnard
  207. Mr Kenneth Caley
  208. Mr David Harding BVM&S MRCVS
  209. Mr Harvey Locke BVSc MRCVS
  210. Dr Jeremy Mantell MRCVS
  211. Mr Timothy Skelton BSc
  212. Dr Bradley Viner BVetMed MSc(VetGP) DProf FRCVS
  213. Dr Adrian Ward MRCVS
  214. PIC Lay Observers
  215. Dr Samantha Bloomfield MRCVS
  216. Mrs Anna Hammond MRCVS
  217. Dr Laura Perez Klein MRCVS
  218. Veterinary Nurse Disciplinary Committee
  219. Veterinary Nurse Preliminary Investigation Committee
  220. Sarah Bedwell
  221. Ms Sally Bowden BSc(Hons)CertEd RVN
  222. Mrs Suzanne Edwards BSc (Hons) RVN
  223. Mrs Susan Macaldowie BVMS MRCVS
  224. Dr Arun Midha
  225. Mr Damian Kearney
  226. Registration Appeals Committee
  227. Examinations Appeals Committee
  228. Specialist Recognition Appeals Committee
  229. Paper classification: some definitions
  230. Senior team
  231. Work for us
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  240. The role of the RCVS
  241. Strategic Plan 2020-2024
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  243. Royal Charter and legislation
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  245. Government legislation
  246. Regulations, rules and the election scheme
  247. Honours & awards
  248. Awards 2021
  249. Recipients of RCVS Honours
  250. The Queen's Medal
  251. The Veterinary Nursing Golden Jubilee Award
  252. The RCVS International Award
  253. The RCVS Impact Award
  254. The RCVS Inspiration Award
  255. Honorary Associateship
  256. The RCVS Compassion Award
  257. The RCVS Student Community Award
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  278. Veterinary Nurses Day
  279. CPD course for overseas vets & VNs
  280. SPVS VMG virtual congress 2021
  281. Veterinary Nursing Diamond Jubilee
  282. VN Diamond Jubilee Events & Activities
  283. Policy
  284. Veterinary Legislation Review
  285. Legislation Working Party
  286. Exemption Orders & Associates Working Party
  287. Veterinary Nursing Schedule 3 Working Party
  288. Governance reform
  289. Information for MPs
  290. Environment and Sustainability Working Party
  291. January 2021 meeting summary
  292. March 2021 meeting summary
  293. May 2021 meeting summary
  294. July 2021 meeting summary
  295. Veterinary Technician Working Party
  296. Meeting Summary - January 2021
  297. Meeting Summary - March 2021
  298. Our consultations
  299. Review of 'under care' and 24/7 emergency cover
  300. Legislative reform consultation
  301. Executive summary
  302. Introduction
  303. Part 1: Embracing the vet-led team
  304. Part 2: Enhancing the VN role
  305. Part 3: Assuring practice regulation
  306. Part 4: Introduce a modern ‘Fitness to Practise’ regime
  307. Part 5: Modernising RCVS registration
  308. Conclusions
  309. Graduate Outcomes Consultation
  310. Graduate Outcomes Working Group members
  311. Proposed new framework for post-registration VN qualifications
  312. Review of Schedule 3
  313. RCVS review of the use of telemedicine within veterinary practice
  314. RCVS review of continuing professional development
  315. Help to develop CPD for the future
  316. Review of Year-One Competences for veterinary surgeons
  317. Review of day-one clinical skills for veterinary nurses
  318. Practice Standards Scheme review - final stage consultation
  319. Use of the courtesy title 'Dr' by veterinary surgeons
  320. Draft Accreditation Standards and Accreditation Methodology for veterinary degree programmes
  321. Contact the press office
  322. Registration
  323. Applications - Veterinary surgeons
  324. Registration dates
  325. Statutory framework for registration
  326. Australia
  327. Canada
  328. New Zealand
  329. South Africa
  330. United Kingdom
  331. USA
  332. How to apply
  333. Restricted (Temporary) Registration
  334. Statutory Membership Exam
  335. RCVS requirements for 'intention to sit' and 'seeing practice' forms
  336. Renewing your intention to sit
  337. Temporary COVID-19 Changes
  338. Europe
  339. English language requirement
  340. Applications - Veterinary nurses
  341. UK-qualified veterinary nurses
  342. Registration of veterinary nurses educated outside the UK
  343. Veterinary nurse pre-registration examinations
  344. Practical examinations
  345. Examination results
  346. Applications - Veterinary premises
  347. Check our Registers
  348. About the RCVS Register
  349. About the VN Register
  350. Maintaining and amending your registration
  351. Completing your annual renewal
  352. Change of category fees
  353. Amending your registration
  354. Amending your registration category
  355. Voluntary removal and restoration
  356. Vets - voluntary removal and restoration
  357. VNs - voluntary removal and restoration
  358. Replacement Membership Certificates
  359. Frequently Asked Questions
  360. Disclosing convictions and/ or adverse findings
  361. Working abroad
  362. Vets working in the EU
  363. Letters of good standing
  364. Find a Vet practice staff
  365. Fellowship
  366. How to apply for Fellowship
  367. Fellows Directory
  368. Fellowship Day
  369. Fellowship Evening 2020
  370. Fellowship Day 2019
  371. Fellows of the Future?
  372. Try, try and try again: some personal reflections on the development of the anaesthetic propofol
  373. Fellowship Day 2018
  374. Fellows of the Future?
  375. The importance of public engagement in science
  376. Challenges facing the UK veterinary profession over the next 10 years
  377. Fellowship Day 2017
  378. 'Fellows of the Future' student research submissions
  379. Fellows in Focus
  380. International vet work – methods, mayhem and madness
  381. Is the art of the physical exam dying?
  382. Dealing with the worm that turned
  383. Complexity of common diseases
  384. Why 99% of the world’s equine vets treat only 10% of the world’s equines. How can we start to redress this imbalance?
  385. Whose best interests?
  386. Leadership – observations and learnings during a clinical, academic and commercial career
  387. Mission Rabies
  388. The health of corals, and their importance for society
  389. All structures great and small: is the profession coping with the rapid changes in the veterinary sector?
  390. Do badgers kill cows or cows kill badgers?
  391. A personal perspective of the medical-veterinary relationship
  392. General practice is the most important veterinary specialism
  393. Causes and cures for cataracts
  394. Nature’s wings and their passengers
  395. High mortality in a sheep flock caused by tick-born diseases – a diagnostic challenge
  396. One Pain: how pets can contribute to translational research
  397. The hidden curriculum: why it matters
  398. Bridging the gaps through mentoring, training, career development and outreach
  399. Rare or well done?
  400. Fellowship Science Advisory Panel
  401. Lifelong learning
  402. Students
  403. Veterinary students
  404. Extra-mural studies (EMS)
  405. Veterinary nursing students
  406. Enrolling as a student veterinary nurse
  407. Approved Training Practices
  408. Student VNs - Forms & FAQs
  409. City and Guilds – FAQs
  410. Veterinary Nurse Patient-Based Assessment
  411. VetGDP
  412. Getting started with VetGDP
  413. Could you become a VetGDP Adviser?
  414. VetGDP Adviser Declaration
  415. Becoming an RCVS Approved Graduate Development Practice
  416. VetGDP Practice or Workplace Declaration
  417. VetGDP e-portfolio
  418. VetGDP e-portfolio Interactive Online Workshops
  419. VetGDP information for graduates and students
  420. VetGDP Graduate Declaration
  421. VetGDP Interactive Online Workshops
  422. VetGDP Guidance
  423. Professional Development Phase (PDP)
  424. Meet the Postgraduate Deans
  425. PDP Research
  426. Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  427. Access the 1CPD recording platform
  428. Getting started with 1CPD
  429. How do I plan my CPD?
  430. What do I need to do?
  431. How do I record my CPD?
  432. How do I reflect?
  433. CPD Buddy
  434. Postgraduate and post-registration qualifications
  435. Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP)
  436. Enrolment
  437. Module subjects
  438. Designated certificates
  439. Synoptic assessment
  440. Accredited university contact details
  441. Information for universities
  442. Frequently asked questions
  443. Diplomas
  444. Pathology
  445. Research
  446. Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing
  447. Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Nursing
  448. Professional accreditation
  449. Advanced Practitioner status
  450. Specialist status
  451. RCVS Leadership Initiative
  452. Edward Jenner Veterinary Leadership Programme
  453. Inspiring Veterinary Leaders
  454. 12 veterinary professionals showcase
  455. Career development for veterinary nurses
  456. Setting standards
  457. Practice Standards Scheme
  458. Remote assessments
  459. Overview of practice standards
  460. About the Practice Standards Scheme
  461. Meet the PSS Assessors
  462. Meet the Practice Standards Group
  463. Meet the PSS Team
  464. Five-year review: updates and changes to requirements
  465. Which accreditation is right for your practice and how to apply
  466. How do I apply for PSS Awards?
  467. Award-winning PSS practices
  468. What happens during an assessment?
  469. About Stanley, our support system for the PSS
  470. How do I update my accredited-practice information?
  471. How can I promote my RCVS accreditation?
  472. Advice & guidance
  473. Coronavirus (Covid-19)
  474. 4. Can I prescribe POM-V medicines via remote means without a physical examination? (09/04/20)
  475. 17. How can I help in the national effort to fight the pandemic? (08/04/20)
  476. Resources
  477. Covid-19 Taskforce
  478. Retention fee FAQs
  479. Contact the Advice Team
  480. Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons
  481. Supporting guidance
  482. Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  483. Supporting guidance
  484. GDPR – RCVS information and Q&As
  485. Advice on Schedule 3
  486. FAQs – Common medicines pitfalls
  487. Accrediting primary qualifications
  488. Accrediting veterinary degrees
  489. Accreditation Standards
  490. Visitations
  491. RCVS visitors
  492. Accrediting veterinary nursing qualifications
  493. Accreditation visitation reports
  494. Accreditation visitors
  495. External review of the RCVS by ENQA
  496. Requirements for remote and online student assessments
  497. Riding Establishments
  498. Concerns
  499. Veterinary professionals: how to raise a concern
  500. I want to raise a concern about a veterinary surgeon
  501. What you need to know first
  502. Tell us about your concern
  503. How we assess and investigate concerns
  504. How we make decisions
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  506. I want to raise a concern about a registered veterinary nurse
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  509. How we assess and investigate concerns
  510. How we make decisions
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  512. Confidential Reporting Line
  513. Animal owners: how to raise a concern
  514. A concern has been raised about me
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  517. How we make decisions
  518. Our terms explained
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  523. Professional Conduct (ProfCon) Investigation Support
  524. Disciplinary Committee hearings
  525. Veterinary Client Mediation Service (VCMS)
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