Veterinary Council of Ireland

Agri and veterinary sectors to take part in VCI focus group

Agri and veterinary sectors to take part in VCI focus group

The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) is hosting an industry focus group tomorrow (September 7) that will involve key stakeholders...

September 6, 2021

Six seats to be filled on Veterinary Council of Ireland

Six seats to be filled on Veterinary Council of Ireland

Five veterinary practitioners and one veterinary nurse are required to fill six vacant seats on the Veterinary Council of Ireland...

July 8, 2021

Closing date approaching for VCI mental-health survey

Closing date approaching for VCI mental-health survey

The closing date for a mental-health survey of veterinary professionals – the first of its kind in the country –...

June 16, 2021

Veterinary Council of Ireland received 38 complaints in 2020

Veterinary Council of Ireland received 38 complaints in 2020

The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) received 38 complaints in 2020, according to the regulatory body’s annual report, published this...

May 10, 2021

All-time high number of vet professionals in Ireland will ‘benefit animal health and welfare’

All-time high number of vet professionals in Ireland will ‘benefit animal health and welfare’

The Veterinary Council of Ireland recorded 229 new vets and 107 new veterinary nurses on its register in 2020, it...

January 12, 2021

Veterinary Council: Highest ever number of vets on the register

Veterinary Council: Highest ever number of vets on the register

The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) currently has its highest ever number of vets and veterinary nurses registered. With 3,031...

December 30, 2020

Veterinary Council: Qualifying abroad ‘shows resilience and commitment’ of Irish vets

Veterinary Council: Qualifying abroad ‘shows resilience and commitment’ of Irish vets

The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) and its equivalent UK regulatory body, the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), has...

December 25, 2020

Mental health and wellbeing handbook for vets launched

Mental health and wellbeing handbook for vets launched

The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) has launched a new Safevet Smart Handbook, which it says will provide practical mental...

November 30, 2020

Veterinary council highlights hygiene protocols amid level 5 restrictions

Veterinary council highlights hygiene protocols amid level 5 restrictions

The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) has issued guidance to its registrants amid Covid-19 level 5 restrictions. Under the latest...

October 23, 2020

New graduates predicted to meet vet demands in rural areas

New graduates predicted to meet vet demands in rural areas

It is predicted that the demands for large animal vets in rural areas will be met by graduates, as the...

July 7, 2020

New president and deputy president of VCI elected

New president and deputy president of VCI elected

The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) has announced the election of its incoming president Joe Moffitt and deputy president Ailis...

January 30, 2020

VCI governance review welcomed by council and Creed

VCI governance review welcomed by council and Creed

The publication of the independent ‘Review of the Governance Arrangements for the Veterinary Council of Ireland’ (VCI) has been welcomed...

December 19, 2019

VCI to focus on vet well-being, role of nurse and key challenges – Muldoon

VCI to focus on vet well-being, role of nurse and key challenges – Muldoon

A number of “ambitious objectives” have been laid out in the Veterinary Council of Ireland’s (VCI’s) corporate strategy for 2019-2023,...

December 13, 2019

Veterinary Council of Ireland launches corporate strategy to 2023

Veterinary Council of Ireland launches corporate strategy to 2023

The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) launched its corporate strategy for 2019-2023 in Dublin earlier today, Wednesday, December 11. Minister...

December 11, 2019

4 members elected to the Veterinary Council of Ireland

4 members elected to the Veterinary Council of Ireland

The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) has elected four veterinary practitioners to the council, following a veterinary practitioner election. The...

October 25, 2019

Veterinary Council has ‘no legal authority’ over ownership of practices

Veterinary Council has ‘no legal authority’ over ownership of practices

The Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) has clarified its position with regards to ownership and the provision of services to...

September 25, 2019

Corporate governance of vets back under Oireachtas microscope

Corporate governance of vets back under Oireachtas microscope

The Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine will meet with the Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) to further...

September 23, 2019

Veterinary Ireland prepared to take legal action to ensure vet autonomy

Veterinary Ireland prepared to take legal action to ensure vet autonomy

Veterinary Ireland is calling on the Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI) to uphold the Veterinary Practice Act 2005 as amended...

July 18, 2019