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CX Congress 2019 Information

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CX Congress 2019 At the De Vere East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel in Nottingham For more information download the programme here: Download Cx-Congress-May-19


CPD Regional Events

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Local one-day workshops to brush up on product knowledge and sales skills. Please click for the flyer download which includes all the information you need. ABC-of-CPD-Flyer-04-19.5 May 15th Mascall centre, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 12RZ May 16th Boars Head Hotel, Carmarthen, SA31 3AE May 21st Trethorne Golf Club, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8QE May 22nd The Crossways, […]


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 […]


VMD approval for STARTECT

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(POM V) by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate. From 25th August, Startect, which is manufactured by Zoetis, can be prescribed through agricultural merchants who employ pharmacists or suitably qualified persons (SQPs), as well as vets. Temporary supply issues of Startect in Europe, mean farmers wishing to utilise the product, can do so with the help of […]


Farm Animal CPD Important Update

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New AMTRA compulsory CPD modules for up-skilling of farm animal SQPs regarding prescribing of anthelmintic – update on deadline date. AHDA has been informed through AMTRA that the deadline for all farm animal SQPs has now been rescheduled and will now be the 31st January 2018. The information had been sent from Paul Green at […]


Farm Animal CPD

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Farm Animal CPD The background To ensure that all farm animal SQPs continue to provide a professional and knowledgeable service in the fight against anthelmintic resistance AMTRA have prepared a new series of compulsory modules that address wormer resistance and parasite control, addressing areas that are now enhanced for newly qualified SQPs in the farm […]


AMTRA compulsory modules for Farm Animal SQPs

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The background To ensure that all farm animal SQPs continue to provide a professional and knowledgeable service in the fight against anthelmintic resistance AMTRA have prepared a new series of compulsory modules that address wormer resistance and parasite control, addressing areas that are now enhanced for newly qualified SQPs in the farm animal exam. The […]