Daily Archives: November 29, 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, […]