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Category list : Animal diseases

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  • New drugs are under development to reduce the use of antibiotics in animals and help slow the rise of antimicrobial resistance in humans

    Strategies to reduce the use of antibiotics in animals Subscription

    11 NOV 2014 17:05 By Brian Owens

    New drugs that could eventually replace or reduce the use of antibiotics in animals are in development to help slow the rise of antibiotic resistance.

  • Veterinary Pharmacy Subscription

    21 JUN 2014

    Harper Adams University is hosting the Veterinary Pharmacy Conference on 20–21 September 2014 in association with the Veterinary Pharmacy Forum of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. Enquiries for further information can be directed to animalswd@harper-adams.ac.uk.  

  • Fake veterinary prescription

    Police issue warning over fake veterinary prescriptions

    30 APR 2014 18:32

    Police are warning community pharmacists to be on the lookout for fake veterinary prescriptions circulating in the north of England. The prescriptions are for medicines that can be used as recreational drugs.

  • Dog and cat

    Thinking about stocking veterinary products in your pharmacy? Read on! Subscription

    4 DEC 2013 14:14 By Rob Morris

    With remuneration for NHS prescriptions continually decreasing, there is no better time than to consider expanding your business with veterinary products. Rob Morris explains

  • Try veterinary pharmacy! Subscription

    4 DEC 2013 12:44

    Have you had to turn away customers who have asked about veterinary products at your pharmacy because you do not stock them? Have you thought about adding veterinary products to your shelves? Given that pharmacists are being paid a pittance to dispense NHS prescriptions (compared with, say, 10 years ago) — and that they are being asked to provide more and more advanced or enhanced services to “claw back” the income made originally from dispensing — perhaps now is a good time to

  • Shropshire is the home of Harper Adams University

    Provide veterinary pharmacy advice with confidence Subscription

    24 JUL 2013 10:45

    A postgraduate qualification in veterinary pharmacy can prepare a pharmacist to give animal owners the best animal care advicePharmacists can legally dispense veterinary prescriptions and sell veterinary products by virtue of their registration with the General Pharmaceutical Council.

  • Veterinary medicines legislation under review Subscription

    19 JUL 2013 11:16

    By News team

  • System launched for reporting veterinary prescription misuse Subscription

    11 APR 2013 14:38

    The Veterinary Medicines Directorate is encouraging pharmacists, veterinarians and retailers of veterinary medicines to report suspected prescription misuse via a new electronic form.

  • Consultations: Veterinary Medicines Subscription

    21 JAN 2013 13:19

    The Veterinary Medicines Directorate is seeking views on proposed changes to the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2011. The full consultation package is available on the VMD website or can be requested by calling 01932 338320. The deadline for response is 18 February 2013.   

  • DEFRA to tackle fraudulent veterinary prescriptions Subscription

    7 DEC 2012 12:30

    An improved system for reporting and recording cases involving fraudulent veterinary prescriptions is being considered by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

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