Archive for October, 2017

2017 CVS Awards Recognise ‘Inspirational’ Veterinary Professionals

 CVS announced the recipients of its 2017 Awards during its annual two-day Conference on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 October.  The Awards, which are…

Help animals in need when you shop online for Christmas

Christmas shoppers can support the life-saving work of Animal Defenders International (ADI) through its online store, offering a great selection o…

In memory of Sarah Brown

The Council and staff of the RCVS were extremely saddened to learn that our colleague Sarah Brown passed away on 28 October 2017.

Professions overwhelmingly support expanded role for VNs

Both veterinary nurses and veterinary surgeons overwhelmingly support that veterinary nurses should be able to undertake additional areas of work that are not currently permitted under Schedule 3 of the Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966.

Hop on over to the Jurox stand at LVS (stand S30)!

UK Veterinarian Elected to WSAVA Executive Board

Emeritus Professor Michael J Day BSc BVMS (Hons) PhD DSc DiplECVP FASM FRCPath FRCVS has been elected to the Executive Board of the World Small Animal Veterinary Ass…

Profession-wide project formed to assess potential impact of Brexit

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) and the British Veterinary Association (BVA) have joined forces with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) on a project to assess the challenges and opportunities posed by EU exit, with the aim to develop a flexible and skilled workforce which meets the UK’s needs for both the immediate and longer term future.

50 new Fellows welcomed at second RCVS Fellowship Day

Last Friday 20 October we welcomed 50 veterinary surgeons to the RCVS Fellowship in a day of talks and celebration at the Royal Institute in London.

Introduction to the UK profession for overseas vets and VNs

We will once again be holding our popular courses designed to help veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses who qualified overseas and are currently working, or wish to work, in the UK veterinary profession.

Vetstream Expands Sales and Marketing Team

Online veterinary clinical resource specialist Vetstream has expanded its sales and marketing team with four new team members to meet growing demand for its …