1. Product defect recall

    The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) wishes to make wholesalers and veterinarian’s aware that Bela-Pharm GmbH & Co.KG has issued a recall of a single batch of Oxytobel 10 IU/ml Solution for Injection for Horses, Cattle, Pigs, Sheep, Goats, Dogs and Cats (Vm 41816/4000). Bela-Pharm has identified that there is a potential for decreased levels of the […]

  2. 2018 NOAH Compendium Published

    The 2018 edition of the NOAH Compendium of Data Sheets for Animal Medicines has been published. The book remains an essential information source for vets in practice and other prescribers, and users of animal medicines. A special edition of the book for Suitably Qualified Persons (SQPs) will be available shortly.   A free to use […]

  3. Who can now microchip dogs in Wales? Important update

    Important changes came into effect on 25 December 2017…   On 25 December 2015, legislation came into effect in Wales that included guidance on who could implant identification microchips into dogs. As well as veterinary surgeons (and veterinary nurses, student veterinary surgeons and student veterinary nurses acting under the direction of a veterinary surgeon), there […]

  4. 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 […]

  5. 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 […]