9 December 2002
The first meeting of the RCVS Disability Working Party was held last week (4th December), under the chairmanship of Professor Richard Halliwell, the RCVS Junior Vice President. The working party has been convened to prepare guidance to the UK's six veterinary schools on issues raised by the recently amended Disability Discrimination Act (1995), as they affect the admission and graduation of disabled students to the veterinary degree.
6 December 2002
Having just completed a successful round of Regional Meetings in Scotch Corner and Grantham in November (view the Latest News report), the RCVS is already preparing its next regional visits which will be taking place early in the new year. The team of Officers will travel to the Bolton Moat House in Bolton on Tuesday 14 January 2003 and then to the Courtyard by Marriott in Ipswich on Wednesday 15 January 2003.
3 December 2002
The RCVS today wrote to the Daily Express newspaper after its attention was brought to a misleading headline that appeared in yesterday's edition of the national paper.
26 November 2002
The RCVS Trust is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Librarian to manage its library and information service. This provides alerting, enquiry and collection-based services to veterinary surgeons, nurses and others working in animal health.
18 November 2002
The RCVS Advisory Committee has proposed guidance for all members "working in teams."
14 November 2002
The November round of Regional Meetings is almost upon us. Tuesday, 26 November 2002 will see the RCVS Officers at the Quality Hotel, Scotch Corner. The following day, Wednesday 27 November 2002, they will have travelled south to the Marriott Hotel in Grantham.
12 November 2002
RCVS News is the newsletter of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. It is sent to all members of the RCVS and key opinion formers. It is published three times a year and brings the profession up-to-date with RCVS activities and developments affecting the profession.
12 November 2002
Following the final reminder that was placed in Latest News in September regarding members' payment of the Annual Retention Fee, a number of payments have been received. However, the list below details those members who have now been removed from the Register for non-payment.
5 November 2002
On 26 and 27 November 2002, the RCVS hosted two Regional Meetings at Scotch Corner and in Grantham. Both meetings were reasonably well attended with around 30 vets and VNs at Scotch Corner and over 40 in Grantham.
31 October 2002
Thanks to generous support from Norbrook Laboratories Ltd, the RCVS Library & Information Service (LIS) will be able to develop new services and acquire new products to meet veterinary surgeons and nurses' information needs.