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VN Council agrees post-Brexit registration of EU VNs

The RCVS VN Council has agreed changes to how it registers veterinary nurses who qualified in the European Economic Area (EEA) should the UK depart the EU without a deal on March 29. The changes are in line with new regulations drawn up by the Departm…

VN Council increases referrals for CPD non-compliance

At the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Veterinary Nurses (VN) Council’s meeting on Wednesday 6 February, members decided to expedite the referral process for veterinary nurses who have not complied with their continuing professional development (CPD) requirement for three or more years.

New law to allow EEA-vet registration after Brexit

Last week (Wednesday 6 February) the House of Lords passed a Statutory Instrument (or SI) to allow us to continue to register veterinary surgeons from the European Economic Area (EEA) after the UK leaves the European Union.

Contribute your views to European-wide veterinary survey

The Federation of Veterinarians of Europe (FVE) is currently running VetSurvey2018, its second Europe-wide survey of the veterinary profession and is calling on UK-practising veterinary surgeons to respond with their views.

Disciplinary Committee suspends Morayshire-registered vet for dishonesty

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has suspended a veterinary surgeon based in the County of Moray from the Register for nine months for being misleading and dishonest in relation to her treatment of a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel in March 2017.

RCVS to hold Graduate Outcomes student focus groups at AVS Congress

The RCVS is to hold focus groups for veterinary and veterinary nursing students at the Association of Veterinary Students (AVS) Congress this year, for its ongoing Graduate Outcomes consultation.

RCVS pays tribute to Fellowship Day guest speaker

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) would like to pay tribute to Professor Martin Gore a renowned cancer expert who sadly passed away earlier this month.

Response to Vet Record article on Temporary Registration

We have today written to the Vet Record in response to an article it published recently about Temporary Registration of overseas veterinary surgeons.

RCVS Council opens the path for paraprofessional regulation

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Council has approved a pathway for veterinary and animal health paraprofessionals to become associates of or accredited by the College and therefore fall within the RCVS regulatory remit.

Vet Wellbeing Award winners 2018 announced

Three winners of the 2018 Vet Wellbeing Awards will be announced tomorrow [25 January 2019] at the Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons (SPVS) – Veterinary Management Group (VMG) Congress at Celtic Manor.