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Practice Standards Group

The Practice Standards Group (PSG) is a steering committee chaired by a representative of the RCVS and comprising representatives from all of the major veterinary and veterinary nursing organisations in the UK.

It is responsible for setting and reviewing the Scheme's standards, rules and inspection protocol (these recommendations being subject to ratification by RCVS Council).


  • Belinda Andrews-Jones (VN Council) - Chair
  • Adam Mugford (British Association of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care)
  • Andrew Parker (Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons)
  • Katherine Kissick (VN Council)
  • Lyndsay Hughes (British Veterinary Nursing Association) 
  • Tim Mair (British Equine Veterinary Association)
  • Mark McLaren (Lay member)
  • Jim Hughes (British Small Animal Veterinary Association)
  • James Russell (British Veterinary Association)
  • Stuart Saunders (Veterinary Management Group)
  • Sally Wilson (British Cattle Veterinary Association)
  • Sara Pedersen (British Cattle Veterinary Association)


Sarah Iddon (T 020 8148 5561, E [email protected])