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RCVS Day: New RCVS President stresses importance of role models to inspire young vets and improve diversity

During his inaugural speech as President of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) for 2019-20, Dr Niall Connell quoted US children’s rights activist Marian Wright Edelman on the importance of role models for diversity saying, “It’s hard to be what you can’t see.”

RCVS showcases 12 inspiring veterinary leaders at Royal College Day

At Royal College Day 2019 – our Annual General Meeting and Awards Ceremony – a showcase of 12 inspiring veterinary leaders from a variety of backgrounds, roles, disciplines, and career stages was launched.

Mental health research grant recipient announced

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Mind Matters Initiative is pleased to announce that Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) is the successful recipient of the inaugural Sarah Brown Mental Health Research Grant.

ViVet launches new innovation events

Registration is now open for the inaugural RCVS ViVet Innovation Evening, an evening of discussion about the latest technological and innovation trends in the veterinary sphere and networking in Edinburgh.

RCVS looking to move building

The RCVS, currently based at Belgravia House (62-64 Horseferry Road, London), is inviting tenders for finding a new building for the College.

DC to meet twice in July 2019

The Disciplinary Committee of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) will be holding two hearings in July 2019.

DC reprimands Lincolnshire vet for poor aftercare

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has issued a reprimand to a Lincolnshire-based veterinary surgeon while finding no misconduct against another in a hearing relating to allowing a dog to remain at practice overnight without adequate monitoring and/or pos…

RCVS reports on 2018’s achievements

The RCVS has published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2018, highlighting major achievements from over the course of the year as well as the spending, the allocation of funds and other financial matters.

RCVS Fellowship changes governance structure

The RCVS Fellowship scheme, which was relaunched with new routes to entry in 2016, is making significant changes to its governance structure, including the composition of the Fellowship Board and a new process for electing certain Board members.

RCVS provide reassurance over recent Council decision to review ‘under care’ and 24/7 cover

We would like to acknowledge and address a number of concerns that have arisen amongst the profession following RCVS Council’s discussion last week that followed up queries raised during the previous debate in November, around the provision of telemedicine services, including remote prescribing.