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Practice Standards Scheme: RCVS seeks views on the way forward

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THE RCVS is seeking feedback on a ‘concept note’ that discusses how the Practice Standards Scheme (PSS) might develop in the future.

The College explains that, as part of the second five-year review of the scheme, its Practice Standards Group (PSG) has been considering the future direction of the PSS. The first five-year review resulted in a new manual and standards in 2010. Now, seven years after the scheme was launched, the group is proposing a move to a more modular approach to the PSS, with greater flexibility and more focus on behaviours.

Explaining the rationale for its proposals, the PSG says that the fundamental aims of the PSS remain, but that it has been actively considering how these aims might best be achieved in future. It says …

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