About becoming a suitably qualified person (SQP) who can prescribe or supply animal medicines.
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An SQP is a category of professionally qualified persons who are entitled to prescribe and/or supply certain veterinary medicinal products.
Information covered includes:
- the categories of medicine that an SQP can prescribe and/or supply
- the different types of SQP
- what a qualified veterinary nurse needs to do to become an SQP to prescribe or supply veterinary medicines
- what others need to do to become an SQP