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Veterinary Nursing
Disciplinary procedures introduced for RVNs

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NEW disciplinary procedures for registered veterinary nurses (RVNs) came into effect on April 1. The procedures are modelled on those for veterinary surgeons and, in the event of an RVN being found guilty of serious professional misconduct, could result in that nurse being removed or suspended from the Register of Veterinary Nurses.

The introduction of the disciplinary procedures was described as ‘the latest milestone in improving the regulation of veterinary …

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