RVCS move towards allowing British veterinary nurses to perform anaesthesia

Published by November 12, 2015 10:52 am

The British VN Council are proceeding with a recommendation to the RCVS council to amend legislation which will allow RVNs to perform more anaesthesia duties

Following views and advice from the AVA, as well as BSAVA, BVNA and BVA, the council will recommend a change to schedule 3 of the Veterinary Surgeons Act, allowing RVNs to induce and maintain anaesthesia under supervision.

More infomation can be found in this article: http://mrcvs.co.uk/en/news/13820/#  and the full minutes from the meeting can be viewed here: https://www.rcvs.org.uk/document-library/vn-council-committee-papers-october-2015/vn-council-october-2015-agenda-and-unclassified-papers.pdf

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