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Practice Standards
The RCVS Practice Standards Scheme: perspectives from practice
  1. Ewan McNeill

    Ewan McNeill qualified from Glasgow in 1984 and is joint director of the Castle Veterinary Centre in Nottingham. He is a past‐president of the Society of Practising Veterinary Surgeons and is on the board of the BVA.


LAUNCHED to the profession in 2005 and then to the public in 2006, the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme is a nationwide, voluntary initiative set up with the aim of establishing ‘a quality assurance framework to promote and maintain the highest standard of veterinary care’. Ewan McNeill, who has recently achieved tier 2 accreditation for his small animal practice, shares some of his experiences of the process and offers a personal opinion on the scheme. On pages 577 and 578, Rob Drysdale and Deidre Carson give perspectives from farm animal and equine practice, respectively.

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