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19 August 2022 — Guidance
Guidelines and guidance for vets, farmers and animal keepers on the responsible use of antimicrobials.
17 August 2022 — News story
Revised guidance on veterinary medicines containing controlled drugs (CDs) including who can witness their destruction.
17 August 2022 — Guidance
The enforcement policy sets out the general principles and approach taken by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD).
28 July 2022 — Guidance
Registers of authorised manufacturers, wholesale dealer sites and retailers.
18 July 2022 — News story
Product defect recall alert for Nerfasin 20 mg/ml Solution for Injection for Cattle, Horses, Dogs and Cats by Le Vet B.V.
4 April 2022 — News story
Announcing the launch of our new blog page with information to complement our regulatory guidance.
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