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Category list : Animal diseases

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  • Veterinary pharmacy courses launched

    6 JAN 2011 10:44

    Professional courses aimed at pharmacists interested in developing skills in animal health are being launched this month (January 2011) by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and Harper Adams University College.The courses are part time and range from professional certificates to MSc level qualifications.

  • Puppy eyedrops

    Online sale of veterinary medicines to be tightened

    5 JAN 2011 14:04

    Regulations around the sale of veterinary medicines by online pharmacies is to be tightened, the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has announced (PDF 154kb) (30 December 2010) following advice from its Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD).

  • Veterinary medicines regulations delayed

    22 DEC 2010 14:18

    Enforcement of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2010 has been delayed until the New Year. The regulations were due to come into force on 1 December 2010 (PJ, 26 June 2010, p625).

  • Reindeer

    The animal world has its junkies too Subscription

    17 DEC 2010 7:07

    Andrew Haynes kicks off 2010’s Christmas miscellany with reports of rampant reindeer, sozzled starlings and junkie monkeys, and a look at how goats seem to be the cause of many of man’s sinsSee other Christmas miscellany articles 

  • Veterinary medicine ADRs

    15 SEP 2010 16:34

    Suspected adverse drug reactions or side effects involving veterinary medicines can now be reported online via the Veterinary Medicines Directorate website.The VMD website collects reports on licensed and unlicensed veterinary medicines and human medicines used to treat animals.

  • Veterinary Pharmacy Education Programme (exam results) Subscription

    19 JUL 2010

    The following candidates have been successful in the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Veterinary Pharmacy Education Programme:

  • Animal medicines rules revised again

    24 JUN 2010 12:54

    Amendments to the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2009 have been put out to consultation until 10 September 2010.Changes include a move to allow UK pharmacists to dispense prescriptions written by vets in the European Economic Area and the introduction of a fee to assess equivalence data for parallel imported products.

  • Veterinary medicines rules subject to EC consultation

    1 MAY 2010 10:12

    Rules governing theauthorisation of veterinary medicines are being reviewed by theEuropean Commission, following concerns that the current system istoo complex and stifles innovation.

  • New masters in veterinary pharmacy announced

    18 FEB 2010 14:09

    Masters courses in veterinary pharmacy will be available in autumn 2010, Harper Adams University College, Telford, has announced (9 February 2010).

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