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Chatter box The RCVS is carrying out its annual veterinary nurse CPD audit and has sent out requests for the CPD records of more than 1,100 nurses this week.

Under the RCVS Code of Professional Conduct, nurses are required to carry out at least 45 hours of CPD over a rolling three-year period. This year, 1,130 nurses have been asked to share their records from 2016-2018 to show that they have complied with the requirements.

Earlier this year, the VN Council decided to expedite the referral process for nurses who have not complied with the CPD requirement for three or more years. In such cases nurses will have their records sent to the CPD Referral Group. Chatter box

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Telemedicine: RCVS to review Code of Conduct
Telemedicine: RCVS to review Code of Conduct

ĎAnomaliesí found in supporting guidance, RCVS says
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World experts to discuss WSAVA study into wellness
World experts to discuss WSAVA study into wellness

Discussion follows global survey of professionals
Pet owners urged to seek advice on travel after Brexit
Pet owners urged to seek advice on travel after Brexit

Those travelling after 31 October urged to consult with their vet
Researchers set to develop African Swine Fever antivirals
Researchers set to develop African Swine Fever antivirals

Study will help scientists understand how the virus infects pigs
Call to add vets to shortage list welcomed
Call to add vets to shortage list welcomed

Recommendation dubbed "a huge win for animal welfare"
Survey seeks views on graduate employment
Survey seeks views on graduate employment

Results will provide key information about graduate outcomes
Survey reveals rising public concern about animal research
Survey reveals rising public concern about animal research

Results highlight publicís desire to curb the use of animals
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Kew Gardens seeking vets for Ethnoveterinary Medicine Project

A new project at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, is seeking the help of vets to find out how plants were traditionally used to treat animals.

The Ethnoveterinary Medicine Project is aiming to record the remaining knowledge from across the British Isles, before it disappears.

Visit the Kew Gardens website for more information or email ethnovet@kew.org to share data.

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