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Category list : Animal diseases

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  • Veterinary pharmacy registration criteria confirmed Subscription

    31 AUG 2012 14:47

    Veterinary pharmacies that dispense human medicines for animal use will be required to register with the General Pharmaceutical Council, the GPhC confirmed this week (30 August 2012).

  • Call for a veterinary pharmacy focus

    1 JUN 2012 11:06

    Veterinary pharmacy is an area that should be developed further for all pharmacists, according to a small online survey of Royal Pharmaceutical Society members.

  • Resources: Veterinary medicines Subscription

    17 MAY 2012 9:55

    The Veterinary Medicines Directorate has produced an information leaflet for pharmacists, which explains the specific requirements for prescribing, dispensing and supplying veterinary medicines. It also provides information about the regulation of veterinary medicines in the UK. The leaflet is available from the VMD website.

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    Veterinary pharmacies could be stripped of pharmacy status

    5 APR 2012 9:28

    Veterinary pharmacy owners have met with the General Pharmaceutical Council over the regulator’s proposals not to register in future pharmacy premises that only sell or supply medicines for animal use.

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    Book review: ‘An introduction to veterinary medicine for pharmacists and suitably qualified persons' Subscription

    14 SEP 2011 13:34

    An invaluable resource on veterinary medicine‘An introduction to veterinary medicine for pharmacists and suitably qualified persons’, 2nd edition, edited by Steven B. Kayne. Pp xiv+659. Price £45. Scotland: Saltire Books Ltd; 2011. ISBN 978 0 95590 653 4

  • Veterinary pharmacy Subscription

    18 MAR 2011 11:52

    A special feature on veterinary pharmacy, published in The Pharmaceutical Journal on 19 March 2011 

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    Zoonoses: public health issues with keeping animals or eating them Subscription

    17 MAR 2011 11:43

    Zoonoses can become major public health threats if they become uncontrolled. Martin Shakespeare looks at the factors that can lead to unexpected zoonotic disease outbreaks and how they can be controlledSee also Veterinary pharmacy resources   

  • Do you want to learn more about veterinary pharmacy? Read on ... Subscription

    17 MAR 2011 11:34

    The Royal Pharmaceutical Society and Harper Adams University College have produced a selection of veterinary pharmacy programmes for those involved with the provision of animal health. Steven Kayne, the course director, explains

  • Quality control

    The quality of veterinary medicines — what is it and why does it matter? Subscription

    17 MAR 2011 11:21

    Sarah Cockbill examines how the UK Veterinary Medicines Regulations came about, how consistent quality is ensured in the production of veterinary medicinal products and safeguards that ensure the quality of new veterinary medicines is maintainedSee also Veterinary pharmacy resources   

  • Veterinary medicines

    Veterinary medicines — a not-to-be-missed opportunity for pharmacy Subscription

    17 MAR 2011 11:11

    At a time when traditional over-the-counter business for community pharmacy has been in decline for many years, Andrew Evans takes a look at how veterinary medicines are fast becoming a professional range that may fill the gapSee also Veterinary pharmacy resources  

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