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RCVS launches new Stat Exam

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Education Committee and Primary Qualifications Subcommittee have agreed a new format to the Statutory Membership Examination, which will be delivered from 2019.

RCVS Honours and Awards 2019: who will you nominate?

We are looking for veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and laypeople who are working above-and-beyond for the benefit of animal health and welfare, the veterinary professions and/or public health, as it launches its honours and awards scheme for 2019.

RCVS holding information day for prospective statutory committee members

We have organised an information day for members of the profession who may be interested in becoming a member of our two statutory committees: the Preliminary Investigation Committee (PIC) and the Disciplinary Committee (DC).

RCVS recognised for excellence in staff wellbeing

The RCVS has been recognised as a centre of Excellence in Wellbeing, demonstrating its commitment to creating the best environment for staff.

New strategy for the Fellowship outlined at special event

At our third annual Fellowship Day, a series of ambitious proposals to continue the drive towards the Fellowship becoming a learned society was outlined to the assembled audience.

RCVS Council agrees extension to Mind Matters Initiative

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Council yesterday agreed to extend the Mind Matters Initiative on a rolling three-year basis and to increase its funding to £250K per year.

College welcomes new Director of Education

At the RCVS Council meeting on Thursday 27 September members and staff said farewell to our outgoing Director of Education and officially welcomed her successor to the role.

RCVS issues statement regarding no-deal Brexit

We have issued a position statement concerning the impact of a ‘no-deal’ scenario on the UK veterinary profession and associated sectors. It details a number of concerns regarding the potential risks to animal welfare and public health due to the impact on the veterinary workforce.

Statement on Defra proposal for Certification Support Officers

We have issued a position statement concerning Animal, Plant & Health Agency (APHA) proposals for the new role of Certification Support Officers (CSOs).

RCVS saddened to learn of the death of former President

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) is saddened to learn of the death of Brian Singleton who was President of the RCVS from 1969-70.