Oakmount attain Small Animal Veterinary Hospital Accreditation

27 Mar 2017

Oakmount Veterinary Centre are extremely proud to announce that we have just attained Small Animal Veterinary Hospital Accreditation in our latest Royal College Of Veterinary Surgeons' Practice Standards Inspection.

We are one of only two Small Animal Veterinary Hospitals in East Lancashire and one of only 5 in the whole of Lancashire!

​As an Accredited and Inspected RCVS Hospital, our standards of care meet the requirements of our regulatory body at the highest level, both day and night.​

​Our team of Veterinary Surgeons, Veterinary Nurses and trained staff care for our patients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year, with a team member on site at all times.

The RCVS Practice Standards scheme is voluntary and aims to promote and maintain the highest standards of veterinary care.
You may be surprised to know that only 57% of the UK’s practice premises are accredited under this Scheme.

To become accredited practices volunteer to under go a rigorous assessment every four years with spot-checks in between assessments. Evidence needing to be provided on anaesthesia, clinical governance, the client experience , dentistry, diagnostic imaging, infection control, in-patient care, laboratory and clinical pathology , medical records, nursing care, our out of hours provisions , surgery, the practice team, premises, our facilities and the service we provide.

​Oakmount Veterinary Centre - A Foundation for Happy and Healthy Pets​.

More information on the RCVS Practice Standards Scheme visit can be found on: