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College to extend pilot for outcomes-based approach to CPD

We are calling for more volunteers to be part of an extended pilot for proposed changes to the way it measures continuing professional development (CPD).

Mind Matters to host International Virtual Congress session on mental health

Our Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) will be hosting a session on mental health as part of The Webinar Vet’s International Virtual Congress, on 19 January 2018 from 7pm to 9pm.

Petition received from homeopathy delegation

Today we met a delegation of around 40 animal owners who wished to voice their concern about a recent position statement by RCVS Council on the use of complementary and alternative medicines, including homeopathy.

Disciplinary Committee strikes off vet for dishonesty regarding theft conviction

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has directed that a veterinary surgeon be removed from the Register after he was convicted of petty theft in the USA and was subsequently dishonest with a Notary Public in California and the College about this conviction.

Nearly 300 VNs removed from Register for non-payment

The College has removed nearly 300 veterinary nurses from the Register for non-payment of their annual renewal fee on 1 January 2018.

Disciplinary Committee suspends vet following harassment conviction

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has requested that the Registrar suspend a Nottinghamshire-based veterinary surgeon from the Register for five months after he was convicted following his guilty plea to harassment at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court.

Disciplinary Committee hearings in January 2018

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee will be holding three hearings this month.

Technology and practice culture on the agenda for SPVS-VPMA Congress 2018

This month we will be exhibiting at the Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons (SPVS) and Veterinary Practice Management Association (VPMA) Congress on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 January 2018.

College congratulates VN on receiving MBE

Today (Tuesday 2 January 2018) we are congratulating a veterinary nurse who was made a Member of the British Empire in the New Year’s Honours.

David Leicester joins RCVS Council

Following the tragic death of newly elected RCVS Council member Sarah Brown in October, David Leicester has joined Council, taking up Sarah’s seat as an elected member.