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Question Time travels to Lincoln

4 August 2009

The RCVS Officer team will be heading to Lincolnshire on Thursday, 1 October for the first Question Time meeting of the new Presidential year.

Veterinary surgeons, veterinary nurses, practice managers and others involved in the profession are all invited to the meeting to debate current issues affecting the veterinary profession.

RCVS President Professor Sandy Trees, who is originally from Lincolnshire, will be chairing the meeting. He will be joined by the Officer team and VN Council member Josephine Yates to answer questions from the floor.

The meeting will be held in the Lincoln Room at the Lincoln Hotel, in the city centre. Guests are invited to join colleagues for a drink and a bite to eat from 6.30pm, followed by Question Time at 7.15pm.

Questions are welcome on any veterinary issue and topics are expected to include veterinary legislation, VN regulation and training, and 24-hour cover. The meeting will finish at approximately 10pm.

All veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses in the local area will receive a personal invitation to the meeting. For further information please contact Debbie Dowden on 020 7202 0773.

While in Lincoln, the RCVS will also be holding a Practice Standards Scheme (PSS) ‘surgery’ for practices who are thinking of joining the Scheme, need some help with an upcoming inspection or simply want a one-to-one chat with the Chairman of the Scheme or an inspector.

The surgery will be held between 11am-5pm, also at the Lincoln Hotel, and you can book a free 45 minute appointment by contacting Debbie Dowden via the details above.

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