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Recruitment to the Veterinary Products Committee 2017

The Veterinary Products Committee (VPC) is currently seeking applicants for 10 vacancies.


The Veterinary Products Committee (VPC) is looking to appoint 10 new members:

  • Chair
  • Veterinary surgeon (public health)
  • Veterinary surgeon (pigs)
  • Veterinary nurse
  • Pharmacologist
  • Specialist in novel therapies (in particular stem cells)
  • Lay member
  • Food safety risk assessor (consumer safety)
  • Pharmacist
  • Statistician/Epidemiologist

Members receive £148 for each meeting attended and an additional £76 for preparation time.

Meetings are held at the Veterinary Medicines Directorate offices in Surrey.

The VPC schedules 3 regular meetings a year (February, May and September typically) and it may, occasionally, be necessary to hold ad hoc meetings.

Usually an Open meeting is held on the day before the September meeting.

Further information on the VPC is available on its website and from the VPC secretary, Sandra Russell, <s.russell> or tel: 01932 338490.

To apply please contact Chris Abbott

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 27 October 2017.

Published 11 September 2017