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RCVS awarded Great Place to Work Award

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has been awarded the Laureate Award by the Great Place to Work initiative, for being within the top 50 best places to work in the UK for five years in a row.

RCVS leadership programme EFMD Awards finalist

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), NHS Leadership Academy and FutureLearn have been announced as finalists in the prestigious EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards. The collaboration between the three organisations was recognised in the Prof…

New &Me blog shares VN’s mental health journey

To observe both Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month and Mental Health Awareness Week, the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) and the Doctors’ Support Network (DSN) have published the first blog by a veterinary nurse as part of their joint mental health anti-stigma campaign, &me.

VN Council approves new advanced veterinary nursing qualifications

At its May meeting RCVS Veterinary Nurses Council gave final approval to two new advanced veterinary nursing qualifications that would allow members of the profession at all stages of their career to develop their professional skills and knowledge in d…

RCVS plans roll-out of outcomes-based CPD model

The RCVS is planning to roll out a new outcomes-based model of continuing professional development (CPD) over the next few years, following a successful piloting process.

RCVS commits to improving mental health

During Mental Health Awareness Week the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has been recognised as an employer committed to supporting mental health.

Remembering Louise O’Dwyer

Racheal Marshall, Chair of VN Council, has made a statement regarding the recent passing of Louise O’Dwyer, a previous VN Golden Jubilee Award winner and prominent member of the veterinary nursing profession.

Over 220 VNs welcomed to the profession at registration ceremonies

Over 220 new veterinary nurses were welcomed to the VN profession at a series of ceremonies at ZSL London on Tuesday 7 May in which the achievements and skills of the profession were celebrated.

Disciplinary Committee rules on misappropriation of puppy case

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has suspended a London-based veterinary surgeon for six months while finding no misconduct against another in a hearing regarding the taking of two newborn puppies from their owner.

DC reprimands vet for dishonesty and consent breaches

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Disciplinary Committee, chaired by Professor Alistair Barr, has issued a reprimand and warning as to future conduct to a veterinary surgeon for serious professional misconduct in relation to their admitte…