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Nominations for VN Council 2019 elections now open


Nominations are now open for veterinary nurses who are eligible to stand for Veterinary Nurses (VN) Council, for next year’s elections.

The nomination period for the VN Council runs until 5pm on Thursday 31 January 2019. In order to stand, candidates need to complete a nomination form, submit a short biography and personal statement and supply a high resolution digital photo.

Each candidate will also need to have two nominators. For VN Council candidates, the nominators must be registered veterinary nurses who are not currently on VN Council.

Nomination forms, guidance notes and frequently asked questions for prospective VN Council candidates are available at For more information please visit the RCVS website.