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12 February 2016

Disciplinary Committee suspends Shropshire vet from the Register

The Disciplinary Committee of the RCVS has suspended a Shropshire veterinary surgeon from the Register for 10 weeks after he admitted being dishonest with a client and falsifying records about the treatment of her dog.
Stuart Reid (left) awards a Fellowship to Professor Kenneth Smith
11 February 2016

College looks to recruit experienced veterinary surgeons to take the new Fellowship forward

We are currently looking for experienced veterinary surgeons to take forward the next stage of our redevelopment of the RCVS Fellowship.
Gavel
2 February 2016

RCVS Disciplinary Committee directs Newcastle vet be struck off

The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has [on Friday 26 January 2016] directed that the name of a Newcastle-based veterinary surgeon be removed from the Register of Veterinary Surgeons after he was found unfit to practise veterinary surgery following a Crown Court conviction for offences of manslaughter, assault and drug possession.
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8 December 2015

Vet Futures: What role might patient safety play in the veterinary profession?

What role might patient safety play in the veterinary profession? That’s the question posed by this month’s Vet Futures blogger, Mark Turner, who considers what the profession could learn from the NHS.
Pile of coins
7 December 2015

Veterinary nurses must pay registration fee by end of year

Veterinary nurses who have not yet paid their annual registration renewal fee are being reminded that they must pay us by 31 December 2015 or they will be removed from the Register.
Controlled Drugs Guidance
4 December 2015

New publication provides advice to the profession on controlled drugs legislation

This week we brought out a new publication to help members of the veterinary and veterinary nursing professions understand their legal and professional obligations regarding controlled drugs.
RCVS Awards cake
3 December 2015

Closure of RCVS awarding organisation marked with ceremony

On Tuesday 1 December we held a special reception at our offices to mark the end of RCVS Awards - our former awarding organisation for veterinary nursing qualifications.
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2 December 2015

Webinar on the outcomes of the ADR trial

Next week we will be holding a free lunchtime webinar about our alternative dispute resolution (ADR) trial and its outcomes.
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20 November 2015

Vet Futures: Student’s wearable tech vision wins Vet Futures essay competition

Fourth-year University of Edinburgh veterinary student Jennifer Rowland has won the Vet Futures Veterinary Vision essay competition, with her entry on wearable healthcare technology for animals.
PSS video
20 November 2015

Launch of the new Practice Standards Scheme

Today [20 November 2015] we launched the new Practice Standards Scheme to the veterinary and veterinary nursing professions at the London Vet Show.
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