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Veterinary schools seeking input from graduate employers

Following the Veterinary Schools Council’s inaugural survey of veterinary employers in 2017, the veterinary schools have now joined forces with the RCVS to launch a new survey for employers of recent graduates.

‘Precision veterinary medicine’ the theme for second ViVet Innovation Symposium

The RCVS landmark innovation initiative ViVet will focus on how rapidly developing technology and data-driven practice will transform the veterinary professions and the care they provide for its second-ever Innovation Symposium this autumn.

DC to meet twice in June

The Disciplinary Committee of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) will be holding two hearings in June 2019.

Fellowship Day 2019 – Save the date

We will be holding our fourth annual RCVS Fellowship Day on Friday 20 September 2019 at The Royal Institution in Mayfair, London.

College welcomes call to add vets to Shortage Occupation List

We have welcomed a recommendation made by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), which provides advice on immigration issues to the Home Office, that veterinary surgeons should be added to the Shortage Occupation List.

Disciplinary Committee suspends an Oxfordshire-based vet for six months

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Disciplinary Committee has suspended a veterinary surgeon based in Witney, Oxfordshire from the Register for six months for failing to communicate with clients, professional colleagues and the College.

VN DC removes nurse from Register following animal poisoning conviction

The RCVS Veterinary Nurse (VN) Disciplinary Committee has directed that a Dunbartonshire-based veterinary nurse’s name be removed from the Register of Veterinary Nurses following her conviction in 2017 for causing unnecessary pain and suffering to an animal.

RCVS awarded Great Place to Work Award

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has been awarded the Laureate Award by the Great Place to Work initiative, for being within the top 50 best places to work in the UK for five years in a row.

RCVS leadership programme EFMD Awards finalist

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), NHS Leadership Academy and FutureLearn have been announced as finalists in the prestigious EFMD Excellence in Practice Awards. The collaboration between the three organisations was recognised in the Prof…

New &Me blog shares VN’s mental health journey

To observe both Veterinary Nursing Awareness Month and Mental Health Awareness Week, the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) and the Doctors’ Support Network (DSN) have published the first blog by a veterinary nurse as part of their joint mental health anti-stigma campaign, &me.