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  1. Product defect recall

    Product defect recall alert for Stresnil 40 mg/ml Solution for Injection for Pigs (Vm 00006/4141) by Elanco Animal Health. The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) wishes to make wholesalers and veterinarians aware that Elanco Animal Health has issued a recall of Stresnil 40 mg/ml Solution for injection for Pigs (Vm 00006/4141). Elanco has identified that inconsistencies […]


  2. Product defect recall

    The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) wishes to make wholesalers and veterinarians aware that Alvetra u. Werfft GmbH has issued a batch recall of Alvegesic vet. 10 mg/ml Solution for injection for Horses, Dogs and Cats (Vm 32802/4000) due to contamination during production. The following batch is affected: Product: Alvegesic vet. 10mg/ml, 10mI – Batch No. […]


  3. 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 […]


  4. 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 […]


  5. 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 […]