1. 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 […]

  2. 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 […]

  4. VMD Pharmaceutical Industry Information Event

    The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) will be hosting its annual information event for the pharmaceutical industry on Friday 23rd June 2017 from 10:00am to 14:30pm. They will cover the following topics: •   EU Exit update •   Update on the new regulations and the Great Repeal Bill •   Industry perspective on the Cascade […]

  5. VMD issues recall for cattle ectoparasiticide

    The VMD has issued a product defect recall alert for specified batches of a por-on cattle ectoparasiticide due to reported leakage problems. In a statement the VMD said: ‘We wish to make wholesalers, veterinary surgeons, pharmacists and SQPs aware Elanco Europe has issued a recall for Flypor 4% w/v Pour-on Solution (Vm 00879/4008). The issue […]