Yearly Archives: 2018

SHAWG Conference 2018

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he 2018 SHAWG conference will be held on 21 November at the Drayton Manor Hotel in Staffordshire. It has the theme ‘becoming the best sheep industry for health and welfare’ and will focus on target areas for the sheep industry to ensure it is ready for the challenge post-Brexit. Speakers will include vets, consultants, academics […]


CDP Training

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Within the UK there are around 7,000 SQPs many of which are employed through AHDA members companies and organisations. All qualified SQPs need to comply with the code of practice and obtain CPD points over a given time. This is not only about collecting the necessary points required but about staying informed and gaining knowledge […]


AHDA and the EU

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It would probably not be a surprise to learn that the UK is somewhat unique within EU circles. For the prescribing of veterinary medicines the UK has multiple distribution channels (Ireland has something similar). These distribution channels enable veterinary medicines to be prescribed by vets, pharmacists and suitably qualified people (SQPs). This multi channel distribution […]


January Newsletter & Conference Update

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Have you booked your place at the AHDA Conference and Exhibition yet? If not all the full programme details and booking information can be found at on our website, don’t delay book today. We are very pleased to return to the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel for the AHDA Conference that enables us to welcome the […]