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  45. 2 May 2017
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  59. 9 October 2012
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  62. 11 October 2011
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  65. 12 October 2010
  66. 11 May 2010
  67. 9 February 2010
  68. 13 October 2009
  69. 12 May 2009
  70. 10 February 2009
  71. 14 October 2008
  72. Membership of committees & sub-committees
  73. VN Council elections
  74. Previous results
  75. VN Golden Jubilee Award
  76. Operational Board
  77. Nick Stace
  78. Chair of Veterinary Nurses Council
  79. Registrar
  80. Statutory Committees
  81. Disciplinary Committee
  82. Mr Ian Arundale
  83. Prof Alistair Barr MRCVS
  84. Dr Hazel Bentall MRCVS
  85. Mr Nick Blayney BVSc MRCVS
  86. Mrs Beverley Cottrell MRCVS
  87. Mrs Jane Downes MRCVS
  88. Prof Helga Drummond
  89. Mr Stuart Drummond
  90. Ms Catherine Goldie MRCVS
  91. Mr Ian Green
  92. Ms Joanna Grice
  93. Mr Charles Gruchy MRCVS
  94. Ms Cerys Jones LLB (Hons)
  95. Ms Chitra Karve
  96. Mr Austin Kirwan BVSc MA MBA MRCVS
  97. Ms Mehmuda Mian
  98. Ms Judith Way JP BSc Solicitor
  99. Dr Margaret Stoddart BVet Med, PhD, DVR, MRCVS
  100. Ms Judith Webb MBE Bsc PGCE MSc
  101. Mr Martin Whiting MRCVS
  102. Veterinary Nurse Disciplinary Committee
  103. Preliminary Investigation Committee
  104. Mr John Anderson MBE
  105. Mr Andrew Ash MRCVS
  106. Dr Stuart John Hill, BA, PhD
  107. Penny Howe
  108. Mr Harvey Locke BVSc MRCVS
  109. Dr Jeremy Mantell MRCVS
  110. Mr Bill Reilly HonFRCVS
  111. Mr Timothy Skelton BSc
  112. Dr Adrian Ward MRCVS
  113. PIC Lay Observers
  114. Mr David Harding BVM&S MRCVS
  115. Veterinary Nurse Preliminary Investigation Committee
  116. Sarah Bedwell
  117. Dr Arun Midha
  118. Miss Suzanne May BSc (Hons) RVN
  119. Mrs Susan Macaldowie BVMS MRCVS
  120. Ms Sally Bowden BSc(Hons)CertEd RVN
  121. Standing Committees
  122. Audit and Risk Committee
  123. 16 October 2014
  124. 25 April 2014
  125. 30 January 2014
  126. 2 May 2013
  127. 1 March 2013
  128. 30 November 2012
  129. 17 October 2012
  130. Elizabeth Butler
  131. David Hughes
  132. Judith Rutherford
  133. Education Committee
  134. May 2017
  135. February 2017
  136. 5 October 2016
  137. 4 May 2016
  138. 3 February 2016
  139. 7 October 2015
  140. 6 May 2015
  141. 4 February 2015
  142. 8 October 2014
  143. 7 May 2014
  144. 5 February 2014
  145. 9 October 2013
  146. 8 May 2013
  147. 6 February 2013
  148. 10 October 2012
  149. 9 May 2012
  150. 8 February 2012
  151. 12 October 2011
  152. 10 May 2011
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  154. 13 October 2010
  155. 12 May 2010
  156. 10 February 2010
  157. 15 October 2009
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  159. 11 February 2009
  160. 15 October 2008
  161. Standards Committee
  162. 27 April 2016
  163. 27 January 2016
  164. 30 September 2015
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  166. 28 January 2015
  167. 30 September 2014
  168. 1 May 2014
  169. 23 January 2014
  170. 24 September 2013
  171. 30 April 2013
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  173. 25 September 2012
  174. 10 April 2012
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  176. 27 September 2011
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  178. 25 January 2011
  179. 28 September 2010
  180. 20 April 2010
  181. 26 January 2010
  182. 10 September 2009
  183. 21 April 2009
  184. 20 January 2009
  185. 25 September 2008
  186. 25 January 2017
  187. 28 September 2016
  188. Science Advisory Panel
  189. 28 January 2014
  190. Dr Tim Nuttall
  191. Ethics Review Panel
  192. Planning & Resources Committee
  193. 9 May 2013
  194. 7 February 2013
  195. 11 October 2012
  196. 10 May 2012
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  198. 13 October 2011
  199. 12 May 2011
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  201. 14 October 2010
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  204. 15 October 2009
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  209. 11 May 2011
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  270. Proposals for the future of the RCVS Fellowship
  271. Review of the Day One Competences
  272. Practice Standards Scheme Concept Note
  273. Proposed changes to the CertAVP
  274. Draft Performance Protocol
  275. Specialisation in the veterinary profession
  276. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  277. Disciplinary Committee - proposed case management protocol consultation
  278. Draft Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Surgeons
  279. Draft Health Protocol
  280. VSA review 2009
  281. EMS review 2009
  282. Review of the PSS manual (2009)
  283. Use of the courtesy title 'Dr' by veterinary surgeons
  284. Practice Standards Scheme review - final stage consultation
  285. Review of day-one clinical skills for veterinary nurses
  286. Review of Year-One Competences for veterinary surgeons
  287. RCVS review of the use of telemedicine within veterinary practice
  288. Webinars
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  299. Registration
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  302. Australia
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  335. How to apply (US/Canadian graduates)
  336. How to apply (Commonwealth)
  337. How to apply (EU graduates)
  338. Restricted (Temporary) Registration
  339. Visiting European veterinary surgeons
  340. Statutory Membership Exam
  341. RCVS requirements for 'intention to sit' and 'seeing practice' forms
  342. Examiners' reports
  343. Timings and venues
  344. Applications for entry
  345. EAEVE-Approved or Accredited veterinary schools
  346. Applications - Veterinary nurses
  347. UK-qualified veterinary nurses
  348. Overseas-qualified veterinary nurses
  349. Veterinary nurse pre-registration examinations
  350. Practical examinations
  351. Examination results
  352. Applications - Veterinary premises
  353. Check our Registers
  354. About the RCVS Register
  355. FAQs on the impact of the EU Referendum
  356. About the VN Register
  357. Protect the title ‘veterinary nurse’!
  358. Royal Charter FAQ for veterinary nurses
  359. Maintaining and amending your registration
  360. Completing your annual renewal
  361. Change of category fees
  362. Annual renewal FAQs
  363. Amending your registration
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  365. Voluntary removal and restoration
  366. Vets - voluntary removal and restoration
  367. VNs - voluntary removal and restoration
  368. Replacement Membership Certificates
  369. Working abroad
  370. Vets providing services in the EU
  371. Letters of good standing
  372. Applications - Vets - Brexit draft
  373. Lifelong learning
  374. Students
  375. Veterinary students
  376. Extra-mural studies (EMS)
  377. Veterinary nursing students
  378. Enrolling as a student veterinary nurse
  379. Approved Training Practices
  380. Student VNs - FAQs
  381. Professional Development Phase (PDP)
  382. Meet the Postgraduate Deans
  383. Continued Professional Development (CPD)
  384. Professional Development Record
  385. CPD Champions blog
  386. Learning from reflection
  387. How to do CPD on a budget
  388. How clinical clubs can share best practice, in practice
  389. Integrating learning into everyday practice
  390. Squeezing it all in…work, family and 35 hours per year of CPD!
  391. What is mentoring and why it can be helpful (and fun!)
  392. CPD 2020 policy changes
  393. 1CPD recording platform
  394. Resources to help you use 1CPD
  395. Postgraduate qualifications
  396. Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice (CertAVP)
  397. Enrolment
  398. Module subjects
  399. Designated certificates
  400. Synoptic assessment
  401. Accredited university contact details
  402. Information for universities
  403. Frequently asked questions
  404. Diplomas
  405. Pathology
  406. Research
  407. Diploma in Advanced Veterinary Nursing
  408. Professional accreditation
  409. Advanced Practitioner status
  410. Specialist status
  411. RCVS List of Specialists
  412. Fellowships
  413. Fellowship Directory tinted overlay card
  414. Fellowship Directory
  415. Profile
  416. Prof Elizabeth Mossop
  417. Fellows
  418. Career development for veterinary nurses
  419. Professional outcomes review
  420. RCVS Leadership Initiative
  421. Edward Jenner Veterinary Leadership Programme
  422. Inspiring leaders
  423. Niall Connell - draft copy
  424. Sarah: leadership via integrity, spotting talent and… ice-swimming
  425. Inspiring leaders overlay
  426. Inspiring leaders overlay - linear gradient
  427. Setting standards
  428. Practice Standards Scheme
  429. Overview of practice standards
  430. About the Practice Standards Scheme
  431. How do I apply for accreditation for my practice?
  432. How do I apply for PSS Awards?
  433. What happens during an assessment?
  434. About Stanley, our support system for the PSS
  435. How do I update my accredited-practice information?
  436. How can I promote my RCVS accreditation?
  437. Additional resources
  438. Advice & guidance
  439. Contact the Advice Team
  440. Code of Professional Conduct for Veterinary Nurses
  441. Supporting guidance
  442. Code of Professional Conduct app
  443. Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  444. Practices
  445. Professionals
  446. Students
  447. Animal owners
  448. News and events
  449. Resources
  450. Covid-19 Taskforce
  451. Flowchart - guidance for clinical practices during COVID-19
  452. Retention fee FAQs
  453. Veterinary Nurse Rules
  454. Contact us
  455. Advice on Schedule 3
  456. Accrediting primary qualifications
  457. Accrediting veterinary degrees
  458. Accreditation Standards
  459. Visitations
  460. Approved degrees
  461. RCVS visitors
  462. Accrediting veterinary nursing qualifications
  463. Riding Establishments
  464. Concerns
  465. Veterinary professionals: how to raise a concern
  466. I want to raise a concern about a veterinary surgeon
  467. What you need to know first
  468. Tell us about your concern
  469. How we assess and investigate concerns
  470. How we make decisions
  471. Our terms explained
  472. I want to raise a concern about a registered veterinary nurse
  473. What you need to know first
  474. Tell us about your concern
  475. How we assess and investigate concerns
  476. How we make decisions
  477. Our terms explained
  478. Confidential Reporting Line
  479. Animal owners: how to raise a concern
  480. A concern has been raised about me
  481. Information for veterinary surgeons
  482. How we assess and investigate concerns
  483. How we make decisions
  484. Our terms explained
  485. Information for veterinary nurses
  486. How we assess and investigate concerns
  487. How we make decisions
  488. Our terms explained
  489. Disciplinary Committee hearings
  490. Veterinary Client Mediation Service (VCMS)
  491. Reference information
  492. A note on negligence
  493. RCVS witness information
  494. Before the hearing
  495. On the day of the hearing
  496. After the hearing
  497. Vet Case Examiner Group decision-making guidance (Stage 1)
  498. The Case Examiner Group (CEG)
  499. B) Particular Areas of Concern
  500. C) Issues That Are Not Likely to Result in a Finding of an Arguable Case
  501. D) Factors to be Taken Into Account in Appropriate Cases
  502. Vet PIC decision-making guidance (Stage 2)
  503. A) The Aim of the Preliminary Investigation Committee
  504. B) The Referral of Cases to the Disciplinary Committee
  505. C) Factors for Consideration by the PIC
  506. D) Reaching a Decision
  507. E) Cases Unlikely to Result in the Referral to the Disciplinary Committee
  508. F) Aggravating and Mitigating Factors
  509. RVN Case Examiner Group decision-making guidance (Stage 1)
  510. A) The Case Examiner Group
  511. B) Areas of Concern
  512. C) Areas Not Likely to Result in the Finding of an Arguable Case
  513. D) Outcome
  514. RVN PIC decision-making guidance (Stage 2)
  515. A) The RVN Preliminary Investigation Committee
  516. B) Progressing a Case to the RVN Disciplinary Committee
  517. C) Outcome
  518. D) Previous Cases Before the Disciplinary Committee
  519. E) Cases Unlikely to Result in the Referral to the RVN Disciplinary Committee
  520. F) Aggravating and Mitigating Factors
  521. RCVS protocol on handling of convictions, cautions and adverse findings declared by veterinary surgeons
  522. Background
  523. Code of Professional Conduct
  524. About this document
  525. What am I required to disclose to the RCVS?
  526. What are the minor offences excluded from disclosure?
  527. What is a ‘protected’ spent conviction?
  528. When do I have to disclose?
  529. What are the consequences of failing to make an appropriate disclosure?
  530. How should I disclose convictions to the RCVS?
  531. What happens once convictions are disclosed to the RCVS?
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