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28 January 2022 — News story
Details of the implementation of EU Regulation 2019/6 and EU Regulation 2019/4 in Northern Ireland.
29 November 2021 — Policy paper
Creating a modernised and responsive scientific basis for regulating veterinary medicines.
9 November 2021 — Research and analysis
This report (UK VARSS) provides the details of UK veterinary antibiotic resistance and sales surveillance.
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The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) protects animal health, public health and the environment.
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