News and Issues

  • Veterinary Council Update
    May 30 2017
    Congratulations to NZVA; SPCA; endorsing products; Chlamydia psittaci; Release of records under the Privacy Act; Euthanasia guidelines; May’s Vetscript article; Update from the Complaints Assessment Committee; Invitation to hear Dr Rebecca Ledger speak
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  • Veterinary Council Update
    May 19 2017
    Update from the Dairy Cattle Veterinarians branch of NZVA – shortage of supply of magnesium oxide
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  • Veterinary Council Update
    May 1 2017
    New Registrar Ian McLachlan; Recent surveys; Section 209 medicines; Vetscript article - After hours services; Learnings for the profession; Euthanasia guidelines
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  • Veterinary Council Update
    April 3 2017
    Learning from a complaint; Dentals; Prescribing; Fitness of livestock for transport; Calling yourself a specialist; Vetscript article; A final note about complaints; Under stress?; Antibiotics survey - thanks
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  • Veterinary Council Update
    March 15 2017
    Your views on advertising antibiotics
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  • Veterinary Council Update
    February 2017
    Welcome Sean McKinley; Veterinary Medicines section of the Code; Human Medicine usage; AMR usage survey, roadshow; MPI invitation; Vet Bonding Scheme
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  • Veterinary Council Update
    January 2017
    Welcome to the new year; Radiation Safety Act; Research project: Volunteer Lower North Island Practising Veterinarians Wanted
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  • Veterinary Council Update
    22 December 2016
    Code update: Client relationships; Recent vetscript articles; APC fees; Online APC renewal
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  • Code of Professional Conduct - Client Relationships
    21 December 2016
    The client relationships section of the Code has been updated. Click here to review the updated version.
     
     
  • Veterinary Council Update
    2 December 2016
    Election results; CPD auditing
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  • Veterinary Council Update
    18 November 2016
    Vitae Counselling services; Veterinary Council office temporarily closed
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  • Veterinary Council Update
    11 November 2016
    Responsible use of antibiotics; Please vote in the VCNZ elections; Meet the Council in Auckland; Your stories for the AVBC Education Forum; Drug dilemmas
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  • Veterinary Council Update
    October 2016
    Minimum practising standards checklists; 2015/16 Annual report; Consultation on next year’s APC fee
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  • Consultation on proposed APC fees for 2017/18
    October 2016
    Council is proposing a 5.1% increase to the APC fee for 2017/18. Please read the consultation document and send us your feedback on this proposal by 11 November 2016.
     
     
  • Veterinary Council Update
    September 2016
    Changes to the Code of Professional Conduct; VCNZ elections: nominations close soon; Employability survey; Controlled drugs survey; Dealing with complaints; Learnings for the profession; Unauthorised use of our name
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  • Veterinary Council Update
    9 September 2016
    Departure of Janet Eden, CEO/Registrar
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