The Royal Veterinary College’s (RVC) three veterinary hospitals, as well as its ambulatory Equine Practice, have all been judged as “outstanding” for various awards by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).
The awards for the Queen Mother Hospital for Animals (QMHA), the Equine Referral Hospital, the Equine Ambulatory Practice, and the Beaumont Sainsbury Animal Hospital (BSAH) were successfully assessed under the RCVS Practice Standard Scheme (PSS). All three hospitals gained ‘Outstanding’ awards in the following categories:
- Team and Professional Responsibility
- Client Service
- Diagnostic Service
- In-Patient Service
- Each hospital also received additional ‘Outstanding’ awards in other areas. The
- QMHA received in Emergency and Critical Care Service, the BSAH in Patient
- Consultation Service and the Equine Referral Hospital in Ambulatory Service.
David Church, deputy principal of the RVC, said: “We are absolutely delighted that the robust evaluation processes of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons has confirmed the outstanding performances of our clinical centres.”
Professor Daniel Chan, interim head of department at the RVC, added: “We are extremely proud of these achievements as they reflect the absolute commitment and dedication of our teams in delivering the very best care to our patients and best service to our clients.”