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RCVS allows vet renewal fees to be paid in instalments again this year

Due to the continuing effects of the coronavirus pandemic and the UK-wide lockdown, the RCVS is allowing UK-practising veterinary surgeons to pay their annual renewal fee in instalments again this year.

Defra surveys on export certification and microchipping

The Department for the Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) has asked for our help to promote two surveys that seek the views and experiences of veterinary surgeons on export health certification work and microchipping in dogs respectively.

RCVS welcomes six successful Stat Exam candidates on to the Register in virtual ceremony

The RCVS formally welcomed six overseas-educated veterinary surgeons on to the UK Register this week as it held its first virtual Statutory Membership Exam admissions ceremony.

RCVS promoting key projects at next month’s first virtual BSAVA Congress

The RCVS will be promoting some of its key projects – including VetGDP, ViVet and VN Futures – at the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) Congress which will be held entirely online next month.

Two disciplinary hearings to be held in March 2021

The RCVS will be holding two disciplinary hearings in March 2021, one in respect of a veterinary surgeon and the other in respect of a veterinary nurse.

Gather around for new Mind Matters ‘campfire chats’

The RCVS Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) has started a new programme of ‘Campfire chats’, informal online conversations led by members of the professions on some of the key issues affecting veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and other members of the vet-led team under the current circumstances.

RCVS publishes strategy for more diverse & inclusive veterinary professions

Today (Wednesday 17 February 2021) the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) has published its Diversity & Inclusion Group (DIG) Strategy, setting out how it will work to help create veterinary professions where everyone can flourish and which have no place for discrimination.

Disciplinary Committee to hold a remote hearing in February 2021

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee will be holding a single hearing in February 2021.

RCVS Council election candidates announced as VN Council nomination period extended

Today (9 February 2021) the RCVS has announced the 14 candidates standing in this year’s election to RCVS Council, the regulator’s governing body, as well as extending the election candidate nomination period for Veterinary Nurses (VN) Council.

Call for researchers to participate in upcoming biennial Mind Matters Symposium

The RCVS Mind Matters Initiative (MMI) is calling on researchers from the UK and beyond who are working in the areas of mental health and wellbeing in the veterinary professions to submit their research papers for the upcoming Mind Matters Mental Healt…