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RCVS responds to disquiet over Michael Gove’s comments

We recognise that considerable disquiet has arisen following comments made by Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Michael Gove, concerning the level of training of EU citizens working in the meat industry.

RCVS increases vet fees by 3%

At its June meeting, RCVS Council agreed a 3% increase in the registration and retention fees for 20019/20 which will now be submitted to the Privy Council for formal approval.

RCVS introduces two new committees

We have introduced two new committees and will increase the frequency of public RCVS Council meetings from this year’s Royal College Day (13 July 2018) to aid our decision-making processes.

308 vets removed from the Register for non-payment of fees

We have removed 308 veterinary surgeons from the Register for non-payment of their annual renewal fee.

Disciplinary Committee directs College to remove Portsmouth-based veterinary surgeon from Register

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has directed that a Portsmouth-based veterinary surgeon be removed from the Register of Veterinary Surgeons following his conviction for possessing indecent images of children

Stuart Reid honoured with CBE

We are delighted to see that our Council Member and former President, Professor Stuart Reid, has been appointed Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, for his contributions to the veterinary profession and higher education.

Disciplinary Committee suspends Ireland-based vet from Register

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has directed the Registrar to suspend a Republic of Ireland-based veterinary surgeon from the Register for a period of two years after he was convicted of 34 charges related to prescribing veterinary medicines.

Disciplinary Committee to meet two times in June 2018

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee will be holding two hearings at the College’s offices in Belgravia House, 62-64 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AF in June 2018.

An inspirational and impactful Royal College Day 2018

We will be bestowing our inaugural Impact and Inspiration Awards at this year’s Royal College Day, which comprises our Annual General Meeting and Awards Ceremony.

Increased line up of summer events underway

Over the spring and summer we are attending an increased number of public-facing events around the UK to promote the Practice Standards Scheme (PSS), our Find a Vet service, and veterinary and veterinary nursing careers.