1. New Veterinary Nursing Qualification Approved by the RCVS

    Awarding organisation, VetSkill, is delighted to announce the provisional accreditation of a new veterinary nursing qualification by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). On 30 May 2018, the RCVS approved the VetSkill Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Companion Animal) for those wishing to join the RCVS Register of Veterinary Nurses. The new, two […]


  2. Recruiting for Qualification Assessment Writers

    We have recently received provisional approval from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) to offer a new Level 3 Diploma in Veterinary Nursing (Companion Animal). Therefore, we are looking for qualification assessment writers on a consultancy basis, to work on developing a number of assessments including multiple choice questions, written assignments and practicals. The […]


  3. Exemption from authorisation for medicines for small pet animals

    Certain medicines for small pet animals are exempt from the marketing authorisation requirements of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations (VMR) under Schedule 6. Medicines for the following species are exempt provided the animals are kept exclusively as pets and are not intended to provide food for human consumption: aquarium animals (including only fish kept in closed […]


  4. Pre-scheduled Exam Windows Released

    Pre-scheduled exam window dates for the Level 2 Certificate for Veterinary Receptionists – Essentials of Veterinary Terminology exam have now been released. They can be found under the Centre section on our website. Approved centres can schedule their learners to sit the exam during the last week of each month. Centres book exams for their […]


  5. 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 […]