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Removal of postnominals from the RCVS Register
  1. Christopher J. L. Little
  1. Barton Veterinary Hospital, 34 New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent CT1 3BH e-mail: christopher.little1999@o2.co.uk

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I WAS very surprised and rather angry that the RCVS has apparently suddenly decided to remove ‘postnominal’ information from the Register. This includes, for instance, my PhD and Diploma in Veterinary Cardiology (DVC) credentials. I understand that this is being done to ‘make thing simpler’ for the public. That reasoning is fallacious. The public and our profession use postnominals because this makes it easier to differentiate products and professionals.

A few years ago, the RCVS News published details …

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