Yearly Archives: 2016

Important information from the VMD

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The “Retail of Veterinary Medicines” guidance published on gov.uk has been updated to include the VMD’s expectation of what information should be assessed by the SQP (or vet or pharmacist) prior to supply taking place. VMD state that the Enforcement team will be reviewing sales activity from January 2017 to ensure compliance. Further information can […]


Suspect oxyclozanide poisoning

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The University of Bristol Farm Animal Pathology Service recently investigated a case where sheep developed swollen faces and heads. A group of 300 replacement ewe lambs had been drenched with a combination product (containing oxyclozanide and levamisole) and three days later at least six of these animals were off colour, developed droopy ears, had high […]


Ask your SQP

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Ask your SQP… your animal medicines advisor Independent regulatory authority AMTRA is encouraging animal owners to seek advice from their SQP in a new awareness campaign to raise the professional and public profile of AMTRA qualified animal medicines advisors. With almost 7,000 SQPs (Suitably Qualified Persons) working across the companion animal, farming and equine sectors, […]


Conference 2017 Online Booking now open

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Animal Health Distributors Association AHDA 2017 Conference & Exhibition Online Booking now available for 1 and 2 Day delegate(s). 2 Day Delegate 1 Day Delegate Or download our printable forms and send through the post: 2 Day Form 1 Day Form


2017 Conference – AMENDED DATES 18th & 19th JANUARY

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The 2017 AHDA 32nd Annual Conference and Exhibition will be held on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th January 2017 at the Hilton Metropole Hotel, NEC, Birmingham. Conference bookings are open from 1st October 2016. The AHDA conference is the ‘must attend’ event for all animal health distributors, manufacturers, SQPs, wholesalers, regulators, EU Colleagues, independents and allied industry businesses. The […]


2017 Conference Booking

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Please find details below on how to book for our 2017 Conference. Delegate Fee includes: Hot Buffet Lunch on Wednesday 18 January and Gala Dinner on Wednesday 18 January Overnight accommodation on Wednesday 18 January Breakfast on Thursday 19 January and Buffet Lunch on Thursday 19 January All Conference Notes and Delegate Pack Tea and […]


Are your wormers working effectively?

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Are your wormers working effectively? The consequences of not knowing whether your sheep wormers are working efficiently could be dire. While your control measures may seem to be working perfectly at the present time, you should check that this is actually the case, as effective control can disappear very quickly. Why am I being asked […]