Key – Those standards which have greater significance (all other standards are normal)
Recommendation – Those which do not affect certification
New – A completely new standard which the member must now adhere to
Revised – A standard that has changed and requires the member to take some different or additional action to before
Upgraded – The standard has been upgraded to a Key standard or from a Recommendation to a full standard
Appendix – Referenced in ‘How you will be measured’. Indicates that additional information is provided in the Appendices, which are available at the end of each section.
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Where to find help – at the end of each section we have indicated where you can get extra guidance if you need it.
Animal Gatherings order (AGO) must be held (Revised)
An emergency plan must be documented, accessible and updated as appropriate (Revised)
There is a documented disease outbreak contingency plan, including relevant contact details for veterinary practices, national APHA/DARD offices and Local Authority office
Disease outbreak contingency plan
There is a documented complaints procedure in place detailing nature of complaints, complaints investigation process, the review process and timelines (New)