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DC to meet once in December

The Disciplinary Committee of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) will be holding one hearing beginning in December 2019.

Veterinary surgeons urged to consider applying for Fellowship in 2020

The application process for joining the RCVS Fellowship in 2020 has been launched, with vets of all backgrounds being urged to consider applying.

Technical issues at Belgravia House

We are currently experiencing some technical issues and responses to emails may not be as fast as usual.

Disciplinary Committee reprimands vet for Romanian bribe conviction

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has reprimanded a veterinary surgeon following a conviction for buying influence in Romania whilst studying veterinary medicine.

Shape the future of the professions as an RCVS or VN Councils candidate

Veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses are being encouraged to help shape the future of their professions by standing as candidates for the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Council and Veterinary Nurses (VN) Council, respectively, in thei…

Digital campaign to raise awareness of PSS

Today (Tuesday 19 November 2019) we have launched a digital story-telling campaign to raise awareness of the Practice Standards Scheme amongst animal owners.

VN Futures initiative launches School Ambassadors Pilot

VN Futures is launching a new School Ambassadors Pilot this November, to address the need for highlighting and supporting pathways into the veterinary nursing profession.

Deadline extended for entries to 2019 joint SPVS and MMI wellbeing awards

The Society for Practising Veterinary Surgeons (SPVS) and the RCVS Mind Matters Initiative have extended the deadline and issued a final call for entries for the 2019 Vet Wellbeing Awards. These Awards are looking for examples of practices that are pul…

VN Council approves new qualification accreditation standards

At its Wednesday 13 November meeting, the RCVS Veterinary Nurses (VN) Council approved a new standards framework for veterinary nurse education that allows for greater flexibility and innovation in how courses are delivered and a greater focus on stude…

PSS Awards recognise accredited practices who go the extra mile

Practice Standards Scheme (PSS) accredited practices who went above and beyond to provide outstanding service were recognised at BVNA Congress (Friday 11 October) with the presentation of the PSS Awards.