How we make decisions
We have produced guidance for making decisions at Stage 1 and Stage 2 of our concerns investigation process, as detailed below.
For details about how we decide whether or not a case falls within our remit, see what you need to know first.
Aim: to guide the decision-making process of the Stage one PIC as it decides whether to conclude an investigation into a veterinary nurse or refer a case to the Stage 2 Preliminary Investigation Committee.
Aim: to guide the decision-making process of the Stage two Preliminary Investigation Committee as it decides whether to refer a case about a veterinary nurse to the Charter Case Committee, or to Stage 3 (Disciplinary Committee).