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RCVS/Surrey Vet School joint statement to final-year Surrey students

We have today [5 May 2021] published the following joint statement with the University of Surrey School of Veterinary Medicine for final-year students at Surrey vet school.

Revamped online format for course to introduce overseas vets and VNs to working in the UK

The RCVS is relaunching its online-only format for its course for recently-qualified veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses who have qualified outside of the UK and recently started practising, or intend to practise, in the UK.

RCVS to hold three Disciplinary Committee hearings in May 2021

The RCVS will hold three Disciplinary Committee hearings in May 2021, one of which is a resumed hearing.

RCVS publishes FAQs to assist professions on common medicines pitfalls

The RCVS has published a set of frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help guide members of the professions through some of the most commonly encountered pitfalls regarding veterinary medicines.

RCVS announces successful candidates in this year’s RCVS Council and VN Council elections

Today (Tuesday 27 April 2021) the RCVS is announcing the results of its elections for RCVS Council, the College’s governing body, and Veterinary Nurses (VN) Council, which makes decisions on matters concerning veterinary nurse training, post-qualification awards and registration.

RCVS joins veterinary organisations endorsing pledge on climate change this Earth Day

This Earth Day (Thursday 22 April 2021) the RCVS has joined with a number of other veterinary organisations from across the world to endorse a series of pledges developed by the World Veterinary Association (WVA) on combating the global climate change …

RCVS announces the recipients of its 2021 Honours & Awards

A veterinary surgeon who helped develop a ground-breaking anaesthetic drug, a veterinary nurse who has gone above-and- beyond to support her team and clients throughout the coronavirus pandemic, and a vet student who has volunteered to help medical staff on Covid wards are amongst those who are being recognised in this year’s RCVS Honours & Awards.

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.