1. Norbrook launches 2017/18 Product Compendium

    Norbrook Laboratories has launched the latest edition of its product compendium for vets – an easy to use reference guide to all of the company’s products. A copy of the compendium can be obtained from your Norbrook Territory Manager, or by telephoning 01536 741147. Alternatively, a digital version can be downloaded from the Norbrook website […]

  2. VMD and VPC Open meeting 2017 – presentations

    The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) and Veterinary Products Committee (VPC) held their 2017 Open meetings on 29th September. Presentations were given on the following topics: EU Exit – by Paul Green, Director of Operations Pharmacovigilance, benefits of reporting adverse events – by VPC member Declan O’Rourke Control Strategies to help deal with the worms that […]

  3. Controlled drugs: recording, using, storing and disposing

    Vets, Pharmacists and anyone involved in prescribing, supplying, keeping records of, storing, disposing or destroying veterinary medicines that contain controlled drugs (CDs) must comply with the law on the misuse of drugs and veterinary medicines. There are general requirements for working with controlled drugs in addition to those in the Veterinary Medicines Regulations (VMR) Further […]

  4. RCVS Code of Conduct app

    The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Code app allows smartphone users to access a mobile-friendly version of the RCVS Codes of Professional Conduct for both veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses, together with 28 chapters of supporting guidance. The Codes and guidance are accessible, even when you don’t have a network connection.   To install […]


    The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) have published a revised SQP Code of Practice. The Code of Practice sets the standards for bodies that have been recognised to be suitable for registration of Suitably Qualified Persons (SQPs) e.g. VetSkill and for SQPs who are registered with a recognised body and who can supply veterinary medicines classified […]