Suspension of Veterinary Medicines containing the excipient Diethanolamine (DEA): Update 22 October
Please visit the Gov.UK website for information on the availability of flunixin solutions for injection. Changes made include the addition of: ‘Stocks of flunixin solution for injection that were made available last year accompanied by a “Caution in Use” letter may no longer be supplied from wholesalers.’
Posted: 23 October 2019 at 9:25 am
Top ten imported veterinary medicines – Quarterly report 1 July 2019 to 30 September 2019
Please visit the Gov.UK website for further information on a report of the ten products for which most Special Import and Special Treatment Certificates (SIC and STC) have been issued by the VMD in the UK.
Posted: 23 October 2019 at 9:20 am
The VMD achieves re-certification to ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 standards
Please visit the Gov.UK website for information pertaining to the re-certification of the VMD to ISO 9001 for quality management and ISO 27001 for IT information security systems following a rigorous, independent audit.
Posted: 23 October 2019 at 9:12 am
Veterinary Antimicrobial Resistance and Sales Surveillance 2016 and 2017
Please visit the Gov.UK website for information on UK VARSS reports which provide details of UK veterinary antibiotic resistance and sales surveillance.
Posted: 21 October 2019 at 1:24 pm
New national application forms to apply for, change or renew a marketing authorisation
The VMD has launched new forms for companies and individuals to apply for authorisations to market veterinary medicines. These forms can now be used for national applications. For further information, including how to provide feedback on the new forms, please visit the Gov.UK website.
Posted: 21 October 2019 at 11:06 am
Veterinary medicines will continue to be available after Brexit: joint statement from VMD and NOAH
A statement has been released by the VMD and NOAH confirming that all veterinary medicines authorised for use in the UK will continue to be authorised after Brexit and can remain on the market for sale and supply in their existing packaging. For further details, please visit the Gov.UK website.
Posted: 21 October 2019 at 11:04 am
Known supply problems with animal medicines
A reminder that for guidance on how to report known supply problems to VMD, please visit the GOV.UK website.
Posted: 16 October 2019 at 12:29 pm
Controlled drugs: recording, using, storing and disposal
As a vet or pharmacist, you must follow legal requirements when working with controlled drugs in veterinary medicine. Changes have been made to this page summary on the GOV.UK website to include a list of currently authorised veterinary medicines containing controlled drugs (updated 14 October 2019).
Posted: 15 October 2019 at 11:58 am
Apply for product authorisations
Please visit the GOV.UK website for details on guidance and application forms for a Marketing Authorisation, Parallel Import, Animal Test Certificate, Veterinary Homeopathic Remedy, Autogenous Vaccine Authorisation or Export Certificate. Changes have been made to this page which covers the addition of application forms and new marketing authorisation, variation and renewal of a marketing authorisation.
Posted: 15 October 2019 at 11:56 am
Application form for a new national marketing authorisation
Please see the GOV.UK website for details of the form which should be used to apply for a new marketing authorisation.
Posted: 15 October 2019 at 11:52 am