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Veterinary Nursing
RVN to be removed from the nurses’ register

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THE RCVS's Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) Disciplinary Committee has directed that the name of an RVN should be removed from the RCVS register of veterinary nurses after she was found to have entered the details of four injections into clinical records when she had no reasonable basis for doing so.

During a four-day hearing ending on January 11, the committee considered two alternative charges against Tracy Nicholl. The charges related to her actions on February 3, 2011, while she was employed by a veterinary practice in Armagh, Northern Ireland. It was alleged that Ms Nicholl administered Dolethal to a dog without being directed to do so. It was also alleged that she …

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