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New Veterinary Graduate Development Programme launched

Our new Veterinary Graduate Development Programme, known as VetGDP, is now underway, with new graduates and VetGDP Advisers invited to register for the programme and begin to decide and prioritise new graduates’ activities and support needs as they start work.

Disciplinary Committee restores veterinary surgeon to the Register

The Disciplinary Committee of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has recently restored to the Register a veterinary surgeon, who was previously removed in December 2018 following an investigation into her actions whilst working as an Offic…

MMI and SPVS look for nominations for ‘Practice Stars’ who have kept up staff morale during difficult times

The joint Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons (SPVS) and Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) Practice Stars Awards have opened up again for 2021 and are looking for those members of staff who have helped keep up morale during a difficult year.

Programme of events announced to celebrate 60 years of veterinary nursing

This month (July 2021), we have launched a series of Diamond Jubilee celebration events and activities, including a webinar series, podcasts, eBook looking at the history of veterinary nursing and an online Diamond Jubilee activities area.

RCVS launches survey for the professions to gauge individual impact of coronavirus crisis

Veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses will have the opportunity to provide evidence regarding the impact of the coronavirus pandemic upon their experiences of working as a veterinary professional with the launch, this week, of a new RCVS coronaviru…

RCVS publishes updated set of standards for how VNs are educated and trained

The RCVS has published an updated set of standards that detail the professional values, knowledge, skills and behaviours that need to be met by those responsible for training student veterinary nurses (SVNs).

Have your say on how the RCVS assesses the quality of vet degree programmes

The RCVS recently [16 July 2021] launched a six-week consultation on a proposed new set of standards and methodology to be used when accrediting UK and international veterinary degrees, and is encouraging members of the professions to have their say on…

RCVS innovation initiative announces new innovation workshop for testing and validating ideas

The RCVS ViVet innovation initiative has announced a series of free-to-attend 90-minute innovation training sessions taking place this September.

MMI launches new programme of webinars examining mental and physical health issues for vet professionals

The RCVS Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) is launching a new series of webinars, which examine some of the mental and physical health and wellbeing issues that can affect veterinary professionals.

Suffolk-based vet to be removed from Register for dishonesty

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has recently [9 July 2021] directed that a Suffolk-based vet be removed from the Register of Veterinary Surgeons for undertaking a chain of dishonest statements and actions, including fabricating a letter from a fictitio…