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