11 December 2014
We are today launching the Mind Matters Initiative, to help address mental health and wellbeing issues within the veterinary profession.
25 November 2014
The College has recently published new guidance for veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses on the use of social media and online forums.
24 November 2014
The College has published a new guide for veterinary students which aims to introduce them to the concept of fitness to practise and to help prepare them for professional life.
18 November 2014
The RCVS Disciplinary Committee on Friday [14 November 2014] directed that a veterinary surgeon from Dundalk, Co Louth, should be restored to the RCVS Register, having been removed in 2005 for serious professional misconduct.
14 November 2014
At its 6 November meeting Council agreed to continue to display postnominals in the Register, undertake a consultation on whether members should be able to use the courtesy title ‘doctor’ and make amendments to our current registration regulations.
29 October 2014
From Monday 3 November 2014 we will be undertaking a six-month alternative dispute resolution (ADR) trial as the first step towards developing a new consumer redress system for users of veterinary services.
21 October 2014
We will be promoting our new Advanced Practitioner status during the London Vet Show at the Grand Hall Olympia in November.
15 October 2014
Veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses and other members of the practice team are encouraged to take part in a free webinar explaining the upcoming changes to our Practice Standards Scheme (PSS).
9 October 2014
We have recently improved the way which we investigate concerns raised about the professional conduct of veterinary surgeons and registered veterinary nurses by speeding up the process and improving communication.
8 October 2014
Her Majesty the Queen bestowed the first ever Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Queen’s Medal to Des Thompson OBE at a private ceremony in Buckingham Palace on the afternoon of Wednesday 8 October 2014.