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RCVS governance: the case for reform
  1. Stuart Reid and
  2. Bradley Viner
  1. RCVS, Belgravia House, 62-64 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AF
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On being appointed President of the RCVS in July last year, Stuart Reid set out three main ambitions for his term of office. One was to consult on whether veterinary surgeons should be allowed to use the title ‘Doctor’, and this already been realised. The second was to strengthen the College's European and international role, and a new international strategy is being considered by the RCVS Council this month. His third ambition was to continue the College's modernisation agenda and streamline the governance of the College itself. Here, he and Bradley Viner, the incoming President, briefly set out the case for reform

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