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16 April 2024

Agenda for the Standards Committee meeting of 16 April 2024 below.

Please note that the minutes will be ratified by the Standards Committee at its next meeting of 12 June 2024.

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Apologies for absence, declarations of interest. Minutes from the meeting of 14 February 2024.









Matters for decision


a. Prescribing for and euthanasia of wildlife - confidential

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b. Consumer choice and professional autonomy

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c. Specialists - confidential

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d. Letters of non-objection

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e. Compulsory microchipping of cats – new guidance


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Matters for discussion


a. Blood sampling for TB gamma testing - confidential

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Matters for report


a. Disciplinary Committee Report

Paper in library

b. Riding Establishments Subcommittee Report

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Confidential matters for report


a. Routine Veterinary Practice Subcommittee Report

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b. Ethics Review Panel Report

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c. Certification Subcommittee Report

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Risk and equality

Oral update


Any other business and date of next meeting on 12 June 2024 (remote)

             - Ch 28 (social media) and Ch 23 (re cold calling) have been updated

 Oral update