/archives

Archive for November, 2014

British Veterinary Association urges Defra “Don’t downgrade the role of vets in food safety and animal health and welfare”

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has urged Defra to give full and careful consideration to the role of vets in protecting animal and human health and ensuring food safety.

British Veterinary Association urges Defra “Don’t downgrade the role of vets in food safety and animal health and welfare”

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has urged Defra to give full and careful consideration to the role of vets in protecting animal and human health and ensuring food safety.

Open Day for potential recruits to statutory committees

On Monday 15 December we will be hosting an Open Day for those members of the profession who are interested in joining our Preliminary Investigation Committee (PIC), Disciplinary Committee (DC) or Veterinary Nurse Preliminary Investigation Committee (V…

Social media guidance for vets and vet nurses published

The College has recently published new guidance for veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses on the use of social media and online forums.

New fitness to practise guidance for veterinary students published

The College has published a new guide for veterinary students which aims to introduce them to the concept of fitness to practise and to help prepare them for professional life.

Video for cat-lovers – the chemistry of cats: on catnip, pheromones and kitty litter

They are seemingly the most popular thing on the Internet, the subject of millions of videos and hundreds of memes: cats.

RCVS and BVA launch Vet Futures initiative

Vet Futures, a major new initiative that aims to help the profession prepare for and shape its own future, was launched at the British Veterinary Association (BVA) Congress at the London Vet Show on 20 November.

9 in 10 vets fear antibiotic resistance means they won’t be able to treat infections in pets

The scale of vets’ concerns about the threat of antibiotic resistance and what this could mean for their ability to treat infections in pets is revealed in figures released by the British…

Are we on the verge of a new Ebola-like virus outbreak?

A new study provides the first evidence that a family of deadly viruses – known as henipaviruses – may have jumped from bats to humans in Africa.

Disciplinary Committee restores Co Louth vet to Register

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee on Friday [14 November 2014] directed that a veterinary surgeon from Dundalk, Co Louth, should be restored to the RCVS Register, having been removed in 2005 for serious professional misconduct.

Archives