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  1. EziWormer – Change of distribution category

    EziWormer Cats and Kittens 23mg/20mg flavoured tablets have had its distribution category changed from NFA-VPS to AVM-GSL. Also, section 4.6 of the Summary of Product Characteristics (SPC) has been updated to include: ‘Mild and short-lived digestive tract disorders such as excessive salivation and/or vomiting and mild and short-lived disorders of the nervous system such as […]


  2. Record low for sales of antibiotics for use in animals

    A Defra report has been released showing sales of antibiotics for use in food-producing animals has dropped by 27%, from 62mg/kg in 2014 to 45mg/kg in 2016, surpassing a government target of 50mg/kg. In 2013 the UK government launched a strategy to reduce the development and spread of antibiotic resistance in animals and humans. As […]


  3. Vetnnet 2017

    VetSkill were delighted to be the hosts of the annual Vetnnet conference, which was held from 20th – 22nd September at Downing College, Cambridge. The Veterinary European Transnational Network for Nursing Education and Training (Vetnnet) is the European network for everyone involved in veterinary nurse training. This year’s conference had a professional behaviour and reflection […]


  4. Report a product defect: veterinary medicines

    Reporting a product defect If a pharmaceutical company becomes aware of an issue or defect with one of their products or a batch of product they must report this to the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD). Complete the product defect report form and send it to rapidalert@vmd.defra.gsi.gov.uk If the product or batch is likely to be […]


  5. Product defect recall

    Product defect recall alert for Meloxaid 5mg/ml Solution for Dogs and Cats (Vm 02000/4397). The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) wish to make wholesalers and veterinary surgeons, aware that Norbrook Laboratories Ltd has issued a recall for Meloxaid 5mg/ml Solution for Injection for Dogs and Cats (Vm 02000/4397). Norbrook have verified that the pH of certain […]