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|BESTPRACTICE - about the programme|
BESTPRACTICE accredited veterinary clinics and hospitals offer pet owners and farmers the best possible standard of veterinary care at all times
BESTPRACTICE is New Zealand's ONLY quality accreditation programme that ensures a high standard of service and professionalism for veterinary clinics and hospitals in New Zealand.
It's a quality assurance programme modelled on overseas best practice standards and adapted to suit the New Zealand veterinary environment.
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The benefits of becoming a BESTPRACTICE accredited clinic or hospital
For your clients
By gaining BESTPRACTICE accreditation you're demonstrating to your clients that you believe in the quality of all aspects of your clinic, including an audit every two years to ensure you maintain your high standards.
For your practice
We're now operating in a very controlled legal and ethical veterinary environment, which is becoming increasingly complicated. With the pace of changes being introduced - such as the HSNO regulations, veterinary registration and continuing professional development requirements by the Veterinary Council of New Zealand (and ACVM requirements) - it has now become very difficult for the individual veterinarian (clinic) to keep up to date.
Veterinary Council of New Zealand Minimum Practising Standards
There is now a push from the New Zealand Veterinary Council to implement minimum standards for veterinary practice. These standards will be based on and included in the BESTPRACTICE standards.
Find out more
If you would like more information on BESTPRACTICE and how to become an accredited clinic or hospital please fill in the contact form below and one of the team will be in touch soon.
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