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Standards Committee (formerly Advisory Committee)

 

Terms of reference

The terms of reference of the Standards Committee are to provide advice and guidance on the professional conduct of veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses. (View full terms of reference)

 

Members

 

Committee Secretary

Laura McClintock (T 020 7202 0763, E l.mcclintock@rcvs.org.uk)

 

Meeting dates

 

Full terms of reference

The Standards Committee shall provide advice and guidance on the professional conduct of veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses, including but not limited to:

  1. publishing a Code or Codes of Professional Conduct, subject to the approval of the Council;

  2. publishing as necessary advice on professional conduct for example, in “RCVS News” and RCVSonline;

  3. responding to professional conduct issues raised by RCVS Council, VN Council or any Committee of the RCVS;

  4. responding to requests for advice from members of the profession and the public, as agreed by the Chairman; and

  5. overseeing the development of the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme by the Practice Standards Group, making recommendations to Council as appropriate, and considering appeals from the Practice Standards Scheme Review Group.

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