Results for Dodgy
  • Blog Post: Wirral vet struck off for reprehensible failure of care

    The RCVS DC has directed that a Wirral-based veterinary surgeon should be removed from the Register after finding that he had treated clients badly, kept inadequate clinical records, was dishonest in dealing with the RCVS, and that animals in his care were placed at risk. At the end of the five...
  • Blog Post: Police warn vets to be on guard after drug thefts

    Police have advised veterinary practices to be on their guard following a spate of break-ins in the South East, linked to the theft of controlled drugs. PC Steve Doswell, Controlled Drugs Liaison Officer in the East Sussex police area said: "Criminal elements in the South East are targeting practices...
  • Blog Post: Bogus vet sentenced to 20 months

    A man who worked as a veterinary surgeon in Wiltshire, despite being neither qualified nor registered with RCVS, has received a 20-month sentence at Swindon Crown Court. Peter Keniry (also known as Patrick Keniry), from Great Yarmouth, had been practising under the name of a properly qualified and...
  • Blog Post: Case against Stourbridge vet dismissed

    The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has dismissed a case against a veterinary surgeon said to have been dishonest in claims made against insurance following a dog's veterinary treatment. At the end of the four-day hearing, the Committee found Sheena Brimelow, formerly employed by Kinver Veterinary...
  • Blog Post: Somerset vet struck off following multiple complaints

    The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has directed that Somerset-based veterinary surgeon Dr Marcus Hutber be removed from the Register, having found him guilty of serious professional misconduct following multiple complaints made against him. During the 11-day hearing, the Disciplinary Committee heard...
  • Blog Post: This man may be many things, but he is NOT a vet

    The RCVS has released the photograph of a man apprehended by Wiltshire police whilst working as a bogus veterinary surgeon at a practice in Swindon. Peter Keniry, who had been practising under the name of a properly qualified and legitimately registered veterinary surgeon Shaun Kehoe, was arrested...
  • Blog Post: Dechra Veterinary Products found in breach of NOAH Code

    The NOAH Code of Practice Committee, chaired by Mr Guy Tritton, has found Dechra Veterinary Products in breach of three items of the NOAH Code, following a complaint. The complaint related to an advertisement and detailer promoting Felimazole with the wording "Are you taking a heavy-handed approach...
  • Blog Post: Bedford vet struck off for allowing dog to suffer

    The RCVS Disciplinary Committee has struck off the Register a veterinary surgeon who delayed attending a dog that had been run over at a farm, causing her to suffer unnecessarily. Following a two-day hearing, the Disciplinary Committee found Munhuwepasi Chikosi guilty of unreasonably delaying attending...
  • Blog Post: RVN struck off for falsifying records

    The RVN Disciplinary Committee of the RCVS has removed an Armagh-based nurse from the Register after finding that she'd entered the details of four injections into clinical records when she had no reasonable basis for doing so. During the four-day hearing, the Committee considered two alternative...
  • Blog Post: RCVS responds to outcry over DC case

    The RCVS has responded to the outcry sparked by the Disciplinary Committee striking off a veterinary surgeon that delayed an out-of-hours home visit to a dog that had been run over by its owner, a farmer. The RCVS response addresses three main issues raised by the case: Many have expressed concern...
  • Blog Post: Vets Now responds to RCVS DC ruling on Munhuwepasi Chikosi

    Vets Now has published a response to the RCVS DC ruling in which Munhuwepasi Chikosi, a locum working for the company, was struck off for delaying an emergency OOH home visit . The response is available in full here: http://www.vets-now.com/news/?item=4191