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  2. RCVS Council
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  4. Council Members
  5. Role of Council Members
  6. Council meetings
  7. 4 June 2020
  8. 16 April 2020
  9. 5 March 2020
  10. 23 January 2020
  11. 7 November 2019
  12. 3 October 2019
  13. 5 September 2019
  14. 13 June 2019
  15. 7 March 2019
  16. 17 January 2019
  17. 1 November 2018
  18. 27 September 2018
  19. 14 June 2018
  20. 8 March 2018
  21. 18 January 2018
  22. 2 November 2017
  23. 28 September 2017
  24. 15 June 2017
  25. 2 March 2017
  26. 10 November 2016
  27. 2 June 2016
  28. 3 March 2016
  29. 5 November 2015
  30. Council elections
  31. Previous election results
  32. Past-Presidents
  33. VN Council
  34. VN Council members
  35. VN Council meetings
  36. 6 May 2020
  37. 12 February 2020
  38. 13 November 2019
  39. 11 September 2019
  40. 8 May 2019
  41. 6 February 2019
  42. 2 October 2018
  43. 1 May 2018
  44. 30 January 2018
  45. 3 October 2017
  46. 2 May 2017
  47. 31 January 2017
  48. 4 October 2016
  49. 3 May 2016
  50. 2 February 2016
  51. 8 October 2015
  52. Membership of committees & sub-committees
  53. VN Futures Project Board
  54. Veterinary Nurse Education Committee
  55. VN Council elections
  56. Previous results
  57. Officer Team
  58. Legislation Working Party
  59. Brexit Taskforce
  60. Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE)
  61. Committees, subcommittees and groups
  62. Advancement of the Professions Committee
  63. Diversity & Inclusion Working Group (DIG)
  64. Fellowship Board
  65. Mind Matters Initiative Taskforce
  66. Vet Futures Project Board
  67. 5 May 2020
  68. 11 February 2020
  69. 12 November 2019
  70. 10 September 2019
  71. 7 May 2019
  72. 5 February 2019
  73. 22 November 2018
  74. Audit and Risk Committee
  75. 16 October 2014
  76. 25 April 2014
  77. 30 January 2014
  78. 2 May 2013
  79. 1 March 2013
  80. 30 November 2012
  81. 17 October 2012
  82. Elizabeth Butler
  83. Judith Rutherford
  84. Janice Shardlow
  85. Victor Olowe
  86. Education Committee
  87. 12 November 2019
  88. 10 September 2019
  89. 7 May 2019
  90. February 2019
  91. 3 October 2018
  92. 2 May 2018
  93. 7 February 2018
  94. 4 October 2017
  95. May 2017
  96. February 2017
  97. 5 October 2016
  98. 4 May 2016
  99. 3 February 2016
  100. 7 October 2015
  101. 6 May 2015
  102. Primary Qualifications Subcommittee
  103. Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice Subcommittee
  104. EMS Co-ordinators Liaison Group
  105. Graduate Outcomes Working Group
  106. Specialist Recognition Subcommittee
  107. 11 February 2020
  108. 5 May 2020
  109. Finance and Resources Committee
  110. Register and Registration Subcommittee
  111. Estate Strategy Group
  112. Ethics Review Panel
  113. Examinations Appeals Committee
  114. Specialist Recognition Appeals Committee
  115. Registration Appeals Committee
  116. Disciplinary Committee
  117. Mr Ian Arundale
  118. Prof Alistair Barr FRCVS
  119. Dr Hazel Bentall MRCVS
  120. Dr Nick Blayney BVSc MRCVS
  121. Dr Jane Downes MRCVS
  122. Prof Helga Drummond
  123. Mr Stuart Drummond
  124. Dr Amy Hawthorn BVetMed MRCVS
  125. Ms Cerys Jones LLB (Hons)
  126. Ms Chitra Karve
  127. Dr Jeremy Kirk VetMB MRCVS
  128. Dr Austin Kirwan BVSc MA MBA MRCVS
  129. Dr Charles Ross BVMS MRCVS
  130. Mr Peter Smith
  131. Dr Margaret Stoddart BVet Med, PhD, DVR, MRCVS
  132. Ms Judith Way JP BSc Solicitor
  133. Ms Judith Webb MBE Bsc PGCE MSc
  134. Dr Martin Whiting MRCVS
  135. Mrs Helen Russell RVN
  136. Preliminary Investigation Committee
  137. Mr John Anderson MBE
  138. Mr Andrew Ash MRCVS
  139. Georgie Barnard
  140. Mr Kenneth Caley
  141. Mr David Harding BVM&S MRCVS
  142. Mr Harvey Locke BVSc MRCVS
  143. Dr Jeremy Mantell MRCVS
  144. Mr Timothy Skelton BSc
  145. Dr Bradley Viner BVetMed MSc(VetGP) DProf FRCVS
  146. Dr Adrian Ward MRCVS
  147. PIC Lay Observers
  148. Dr Samantha Bloomfield MRCVS
  149. Veterinary Nurse Preliminary Investigation Committee
  150. Sarah Bedwell
  151. Ms Sally Bowden BSc(Hons)CertEd RVN
  152. Mrs Suzanne Edwards BSc (Hons) RVN
  153. Mrs Susan Macaldowie BVMS MRCVS
  154. Dr Arun Midha
  155. Veterinary Nurse Disciplinary Committee
  156. Standards Committee
  157. Certification Subcommittee
  158. Ethics Review Panel
  159. Recognised Veterinary Practice Subcommittee
  160. Riding Establishments Subcommittee
  161. Practice Standards Group
  162. 27 April 2020
  163. 10 February 2020
  164. 11 November 2019
  165. 9 September 2019
  166. 28 May 2019
  167. 19 April 2019
  168. 30 January 2019
  169. 26 September 2018
  170. 25 April 2018
  171. 24 January 2018
  172. 27 September 2017
  173. 26 April 2017
  174. 25 January 2017
  175. 28 September 2016
  176. 27 April 2016
  177. 27 January 2016
  178. 30 September 2015
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  180. Preliminary Investigation Committee and Disciplinary Committee Liaison Committee
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  233. Protect the title ‘veterinary nurse’!
  234. Governance reform
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  238. Legislation Working Party Report
  239. Graduate Outcomes Consultation
  240. Graduate Outcomes Working Group members
  241. Proposed new framework for post-registration VN qualifications
  242. Review of Schedule 3
  243. RCVS review of the use of telemedicine within veterinary practice
  244. RCVS review of continuing professional development
  245. Help to develop CPD for the future
  246. Review of Year-One Competences for veterinary surgeons
  247. Review of day-one clinical skills for veterinary nurses
  248. Practice Standards Scheme review - final stage consultation
  249. Use of the courtesy title 'Dr' by veterinary surgeons
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  286. USA
  287. How to apply (US/Canadian graduates)
  288. How to apply (Commonwealth)
  289. How to apply (EU graduates)
  290. Restricted (Temporary) Registration
  291. Visiting European veterinary surgeons
  292. Statutory Membership Exam
  293. RCVS requirements for 'intention to sit' and 'seeing practice' forms
  294. Applications - Veterinary nurses
  295. UK-qualified veterinary nurses
  296. Overseas-qualified veterinary nurses
  297. Veterinary nurse pre-registration examinations
  298. Practical examinations
  299. Examination results
  300. Applications - Veterinary premises
  301. Check our Registers
  302. About the RCVS Register
  303. FAQs on the impact of the EU Referendum
  304. About the VN Register
  305. Maintaining and amending your registration
  306. Completing your annual renewal
  307. Change of category fees
  308. Amending your registration
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  310. Voluntary removal and restoration
  311. Vets - voluntary removal and restoration
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  313. Replacement Membership Certificates
  314. Frequently Asked Questions
  315. Working abroad
  316. Vets providing services in the EU
  317. Letters of good standing
  318. Find a Vet practice staff
  319. Fellowship
  320. How to apply for Fellowship
  321. Fellows Directory
  322. Fellowship Day
  323. Fellowship Day 2019
  324. Fellows of the Future?
  325. Try, try and try again: some personal reflections on the development of the anaesthetic propofol
  326. Fellowship Day 2018
  327. Fellows of the Future?
  328. The importance of public engagement in science
  329. Challenges facing the UK veterinary profession over the next 10 years
  330. Fellowship Day 2017
  331. Fellows in Focus
  332. International vet work – methods, mayhem and madness
  333. Is the art of the physical exam dying?
  334. Dealing with the worm that turned
  335. Complexity of common diseases
  336. Why 99% of the world’s equine vets treat only 10% of the world’s equines. How can we start to redress this imbalance?
  337. Whose best interests?
  338. Leadership – observations and learnings during a clinical, academic and commercial career
  339. Mission Rabies
  340. The health of corals, and their importance for society
  341. All structures great and small: is the profession coping with the rapid changes in the veterinary sector?
  342. Do badgers kill cows or cows kill badgers?
  343. A personal perspective of the medical-veterinary relationship
  344. General practice is the most important veterinary specialism
  345. Causes and cures for cataracts
  346. Nature’s wings and their passengers
  347. High mortality in a sheep flock caused by tick-born diseases – a diagnostic challenge
  348. One Pain: how pets can contribute to translational research
  349. The hidden curriculum: why it matters
  350. Bridging the gaps through mentoring, training, career development and outreach
  351. Rare or well done?
  352. Fellowship Board Election 2020
  353. Lifelong learning
  354. Students
  355. Veterinary students
  356. Extra-mural studies (EMS)
  357. Veterinary nursing students
  358. Enrolling as a student veterinary nurse
  359. Approved Training Practices
  360. Student VNs - Forms & FAQs
  361. City and Guilds – FAQs
  362. Veterinary Nurse Patient-Based Assessment
  363. Professional Development Phase (PDP)
  364. Meet the Postgraduate Deans
  365. PDP Research
  366. Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  367. Access 1CPD
  368. 1CPD app demo video
  369. How do I plan my CPD?
  370. What do I need to do?
  371. How do I record my CPD?
  372. How do I reflect?
  373. Postgraduate qualifications
  374. Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP)
  375. Enrolment
  376. Module subjects
  377. Designated certificates
  378. Synoptic assessment
  379. Accredited university contact details
  380. Information for universities
  381. Frequently asked questions
  382. Diplomas
  383. Pathology
  384. Research
  385. Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing
  386. Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Nursing
  387. Professional accreditation
  388. Advanced Practitioner status
  389. Specialist status
  390. RCVS Leadership Initiative
  391. Edward Jenner Veterinary Leadership Programme
  392. Inspiring Veterinary Leaders
  393. 12 veterinary professionals showcase
  394. Leadership webinar series
  395. Anne Benson
  396. Dr Leslie Brissett
  397. Dr Dione Hills
  398. Dr Sadie King
  399. Career development for veterinary nurses
  400. Setting standards
  401. Practice Standards Scheme
  402. An overview of the Practice Standards Scheme
  403. Who runs the Scheme?
  404. Meet the PSS Assessors
  405. Meet the Practice Standards Group
  406. Meet the PSS Team
  407. Apply for accreditation
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  418. PSS Communications Toolkit
  419. Information for existing members
  420. Advice & guidance
  421. Coronavirus (Covid-19)
  422. 4. Can I prescribe POM-V medicines via remote means without a physical examination? (09/04/20)
  423. 17. How can I help in the national effort to fight the pandemic? (08/04/20)
  424. Practices
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  429. News and events
  430. Covid-19 Taskforce
  431. Flowchart - guidance for clinical practices during COVID-19
  432. Retention fee FAQs
  433. Contact the Advice Team
  434. Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons
  435. Supporting guidance
  436. Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  437. Supporting guidance
  438. Code of Professional Conduct app
  439. GDPR – RCVS information and Q&As
  440. Advice on Schedule 3
  441. Accrediting primary qualifications
  442. Accrediting veterinary degrees
  443. Accreditation Standards
  444. Visitations
  445. RCVS visitors
  446. Accrediting veterinary nursing qualifications
  447. Accreditation visits
  448. External review of the RCVS by ENQA
  449. Riding Establishments
  450. Concerns
  451. Veterinary professionals: how to raise a concern
  452. I want to raise a concern about a veterinary surgeon
  453. What you need to know first
  454. Tell us about your concern
  455. How we assess and investigate concerns
  456. How we make decisions
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  458. I want to raise a concern about a registered veterinary nurse
  459. What you need to know first
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