Advice from VDS regarding visiting residents and vets

Many specialists regularly host residents and diplomates from other countries seeking to expand their clinical experience and knowledge. The are some issues around insurance and rights to practice in UK which may be relevant.  RCVS can offer temporary registration to foreign graduates coming to the UK for short placements – for advice, go to


VDS has recently also issued an advice note which members may find helpful.VDS Advice note Visiting Vets