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Veterinary nursing
RCVS calls on MPs to protect the ‘veterinary nurse’ title

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THE RCVS has written to all the MPs who were selected in the Private Members' Bill ballot on May 16, to call on them to introduce legislation to protect the title ‘veterinary nurse’ and to introduce an effective regulatory system whereby veterinary nurses found guilty of serious professional misconduct could be prevented from carrying out medical treatment or surgery on animals.

The Private Members' Bill ballot is drawn on the second Thursday of a parliamentary session and 20 MPs are selected. Those chosen …

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