SLAMMED: The RCVS
panel hit out at Nicky Henderson, following the trainer's testimony
The headache associated with RCVS
can abate but may recur within a week or two, and unfortunately may be accompanied by stroke, seizures, or other sequelae, he said.
Ian Holloway, RCVS
communications manager, said: "I can confirm that the Preliminary Investigating Committee investigated a complaint against Ben Sturgeon and a complaint against David Peat.
It is a lamentable fact that many in the profession live in fear of the RCVS
as they are only aware of its regulatory function.
sets very high standards and its practice standards scheme is vital for ensuring that veterinary practices are up the mark.
Mr Miller was already suspicious of Oakes and he turned detective by contacting the RCVS
and later the police.
Mr Kirk was struck off by the RCVS
in 2002 for "disgraceful" conduct.
There are six universities in the UK offering veterinary degrees approved by the RCVS
- Bristol, Cambridge, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool and London's Royal Veterinary College.
The veterinary profession, though numerically small (there are more than 20,000 members of RCVS
in total), has varied and important duties to safeguard the health and welfare of animals and public health.
Members need a veterinary degree approvedby the RCVS
A spokesman for the RCVS
said: "We are unable to confirm or deny if a complaint has been received about anyone until the case has been investigated.
heard that a half-naked Kirk shocked walkers on a beach by screaming abuse at police after he was called to treat an injured dog.