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Archive for January, 2017

Scientists develop new flu vaccines for man’s best friend

It’s that dreaded time of year – flu season. And we humans aren’t the only ones feeling the pain. Dogs can get the flu, too.

Scientists develop new flu vaccines for man’s best friend

It’s that dreaded time of year – flu season. And we humans aren’t the only ones feeling the pain. Dogs can get the flu, too.

Disciplinary Committee takes no further action against Dorset veterinary surgeon

The College’s Disciplinary Committee has decided to take no further action in relation to a veterinary surgeon who admitted disgraceful conduct in relation to her striking a number of dogs and dragging another across the floor.

Inaugural Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium demonstrates the value of collaboration

Our Mind Matters Initiative held its inaugural ‘Research Symposium’ at the University of Edinburgh on Friday 20 January 2017 giving academics and researchers working in the field of veterinary mental health the opportunity to share their insights both with each other and members of the professions.

Mind Matters Initiative and Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons announce Wellbeing Award winners

Our Mind Matters Initiative and the Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons (SPVS) have announced the winners of our joint inaugural Wellbeing Awards.

Veterinary Nurse Disciplinary Committee to hold a hearing in February 2017

In February 2017, the RCVS Veterinary Nurse Disciplinary Committee will be holding a disciplinary hearing at the our offices in Belgravia House, 62-64 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AF.

Leadership, innovation and culture change focus for three-year strategic plan

We have published our Strategic Plan for 2017 to 2019, which has a focus on developing leadership within the veterinary professions, encouraging innovation, and further extending a learning culture as a counter to the ‘blame’ culture that exists in some parts of the profession.

247 veterinary nurses removed from Register for non-payment

At the beginning of this year we removed 247 veterinary nurses from our Register for failing to pay their annual renewal fee.

Disciplinary Committee dismisses case against Nottinghamshire vet

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has dismissed the case against a Nottinghamshire veterinary surgeon.

Speaker line-up for inaugural Mind Matters Initiative Research Symposium confirmed

The agenda for the first Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) Research Symposium, which takes place on Friday 20 January 2017 at the University of Edinburgh’s Pollock Halls, has now been confirmed and has, as its overarching theme, ‘Understanding and supporting veterinary mental health’.

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