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Committees, subcommittees and groups

RCVS Council and the Officer Team are supported by a system of standing, statutory and appeals committees, subcommittees, panels and working parties, on which sit various members of Council and other appointed individuals.

To view the terms of reference, membership and Committee Secretary details please select from one of the links below.


Standing Committees

Advancement of the Professions Committee


Audit & Risk Committee


Education Committee


Finance and Resources Committee


PIC and DC Liaison Committee


Registration Committee


Standards Committee


VN Council


Statutory Committees

Disciplinary Committee

Preliminary Investigation Committee

Veterinary Nurse Disciplinary Committee

Veterinary Nurse Preliminary Investigation Committee


Appeals Committees

Examinations Appeals Committee

Registration Appeals Committee

Specialist Recognition and Advanced Practitioner Appeals Committee


Groups reporting to the Officer Team 


Groups reporting to Council