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Dr Kate Richards in line to become RCVS President in July

The Council of the RCVS has today [15 April 2021] elected veterinary surgeon Dr Kate Richards as Junior Vice-President with immediate effect and, subject to its recommendation in June and ratification at its Annual General Meeting on 9 July 2021, the n…

New Working Group on BAME veterinary student support holds first meeting

A joint RCVS and Veterinary Schools Council (VSC) Working Group on how to better support Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) students at UK veterinary schools recently had its first meeting where it confirmed its areas of work.

First two e-learning modules for new VetGDP Advisor role now available online

The RCVS has published the first two e-learning modules for vets who want to become Veterinary Graduate Development Programme (VetGDP) Advisers and play a vital role in helping to guide new graduates in their first veterinary role.

Statement on the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh

Statement from the RCVS on death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh.

Animal owners urged to complete consultation on future governance of the vet professions

The RCVS, the regulator of UK veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses, is urging British pet owners to take part in a consultation on proposals for future laws that will govern the nation’s veterinary professionals and practices.

Coronavirus: leading vet organisations issue joint guidance for practices offering EMS placements

Together with a number of other leading veterinary organisations, we have today sent the following letter to UK veterinary practices, along with joint guidance for those practices that are able and willing to offer extra-mural-studies (EMS) placements …

RCVS Council completes sale of Belgravia House

RCVS Council has accepted an offer for the sale of Belgravia House, our Westminster offices since 1995, to a private investor for £14m, in a deal which has recently completed.

Sixth Covid impact survey finds improvement to practice cash-flow

The sixth RCVS Covid impact survey with veterinary practices has been published and has found that, despite continuing lockdown conditions, there has been an improving situation in terms of staffing levels and practice cash-flow.

RCVS approves Defra proposal to allow temporary registrants to undertake OV work

RCVS Council has approved proposals from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to amend the rules on the RCVS Temporary Register to allow those on it to undertake certain specific functions as Official Veterinarians (OVs).

Coronavirus: recovery guidance issued in line with government provisions

Just over a year on from the announcement of the UK’s first national lockdown, we have published new Covid recovery guidance for the veterinary professions in the UK, which will gradually replace our current emergency guidance and aims to help veterinary practices begin a gradual return to near-normal operations, subject to a number of provisions.