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Recruitment for an Executive Officer in the International Office

International Office vacancy, working on international projects for the VMD.

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Mutoral II for feline chronic gingivostomatitis (FCGS) seized

Non-UK authorised medicine seized at East Midlands Airport.

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Artikrill Dol Cane seized

Non-UK medicine seized at East Midlands Airport.

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Cimalgex 8 mg / 30 mg / 80 mg Chewable Tablets for Dogs – SPC change

Change to the information provided on adverse events in the Summary of Product Characteristics for Cimalgex 8 mg / 30 mg / 80 mg Chewable Tablets for Dogs.

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Propalin Syrup, 40 mg/ml Dogs – SPC change

Change to the information provided on adverse events in the Summary of Product Characteristics for Propalin Syrup, 40 mg/ml Dogs.

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Guidance: Veterinary Medicines Registers: manufacturing and distribution

Registers of authorised manufacturers, wholesale dealer sites and retailers.

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Product defect alert Johnson’s 4Fleas Tablets for Cats and Kittens

Recall alert for Johnson’s 4Fleas 11.4 mg Tablets for Cats and Kittens 6-tablet pack for incorrect packaging relating to 4Fleas Tablets for Dogs 6-tablet pack.

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Operation Ancord – Multiple seizures of veterinary products

Veterinary products seized during an FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) Operation.

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Guidance: Apply for a Marketing Authorisation in the UK for a veterinary medicine or expiry

Guidance for the pharmaceutical industry on how to apply for an authorisation to place a veterinary medicine on the UK market or part of, or to expire one.

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Guidance: Application fees for veterinary medicines

Fees charged for the specific activities carried out by the VMD.

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VICH consultation on safety of residues of veterinary drugs in human food

VICH consultation until 30 November 2024 on guidelines relating to the technical requirements for demonstrating genotoxic safety of residues of veterinary drugs in human food.

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Official Statistics: VMD Published Standards 2024 to 2025: Monitoring performance

Reporting against VMD published standards up to 31 March 2025.

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UK prescription veterinary medicine seized

Dermipred tablets seized at East Midlands Airport.

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Non UK authorised worming tablets seized

Biheldon cat and dog wormers seized at East Midlands Airport.

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Pharmaceutical Assessor recruitment

Pharmaceutical Assessor vacancy, working in the regulation of veterinary medicines.

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Guidance: Pharmacovigilance of Veterinary Medicinal Products in Great Britain

Explanation of what Pharmacovigilance means and who is responsible. These documents must be read with the Implementation Explainer at VMD Information Hub.

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Guidance: Implementation explainer: Pharmacovigilance

Explainer for the pharmaceutical industry on the implementation of Pharmacovigilance requirements during the transition time from the date the revised VMR have effect in GB to 17 May 2027.

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Guidance: Implementation explainer: Pharmacovigilance

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Explainer for the pharmaceutical industry on the implementation of Pharmacovigilance requirements during the transition time from the date the revised VMR have effect in GB to 17 May 2027.

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Animal supplements seized

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Adored Beast products stopped at East Midlands Airport.

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Pet supplements seized

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GIGI Vet supplements stopped at East Midlands Airport.

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Guidance: Joint assessment for veterinary medicines for use in the UK and Ireland

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Guidance for the veterinary pharmaceutical industry on how to apply for and maintain a shared-label for use on veterinary medicines placed on the market in the UK and Ireland.

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Guidance: VMD Information Hub

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This is the Hub for all the Veterinary Medicines Directorate's communications on current and future regulatory changes.

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Guidance: Benefit risk report (BRR) and signal notification submissions

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Once a VMP is on the UK market an MAH must record and submit the results of their signal management process, alongside sales and worldwide authorisation status data.

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Guidance: Pharmacovigilance of Veterinary Medicinal Products in Great Britain

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Explanation of what Pharmacovigilance means and who is responsible. These documents must be read with the Implementation Explainer at VMD Information Hub.

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Guidance: Animal Test Certificates

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Requirements for an Animal Test Certificate (ATC) to carry out the field trial of a veterinary medicine in animals (clinical trial) in the UK.

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New Veterinary Medicines Regulations now in force

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New legislation in force from today in Great Britain makes changes to the requirements set out in the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013.

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Guidance: Record keeping requirements for veterinary medicines

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Records that must be kept when supplying or administering veterinary medicines in the UK.

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Guidance: The cascade: prescribing unauthorised medicines

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Guidance for prescribing vets on the use of the cascade.

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Guidance: Horse medicines and record keeping requirements

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Guidance on medicines for food and non-food horses and record keeping requirements including the horse passport.

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Guidance: Appeal against a regulatory decision made by the VMD

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You can appeal against certain decisions made by the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) that affect you.

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Guidance: Report illegal animal medicines

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How to report suspected illegal activity and how we will deal with these reports.

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Guidance: Legal requirements for placing a veterinary medicine on the market

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Placing a veterinary medicine on the market, including non-medicinal products, medicinal words and phrases, how to obtain advice, report non-compliance.

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Guidance: Veterinary medicines legislation

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The legal text underpinning the regulation of manufacture, authorisation, marketing, distribution, use and post-authorisation surveillance of veterinary medicines and medicated feed.

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Guidance: Enforcement policy for animal medicines

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This enforcement policy sets out the general principles and approach taken by the VMD.

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Guidance: Advertise veterinary medicines legally

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How veterinary medicines can be advertised.

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Guidance: Explainer: transitional provisions in new Regulations

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Explainer for businesses and persons regulated by the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013, as amended, on the transitional provisions included in the amending legislation: the Veterinary Medicines (Amendment etc.) Regulations 2024.

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Guidance: Marketing Authorisation Holders, Named Distributors and Local Representatives of veterinary medicines

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Who in the pharmaceutical industry can be a Marketing Authorisation Holder, named distributor or local representative and how to make changes to these.

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Guidance: How to register a Veterinary Homeopathic Remedy (VHR)

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Apply to register, renew, or vary a Veterinary Homeopathic Remedy.

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Guidance: Apply to change a veterinary Marketing Authorisation or Homeopathic Remedy

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Guidance for the pharmaceutical industry on how to apply to vary a veterinary Marketing Authorisation (MA) or Homeopathic Remedy.

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Guidance: Submission of an application for a veterinary marketing authorisation

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How to submit an application, data package and responses for proposed or existing marketing authorisations.

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Guidance: Apply for a Marketing Authorisation in the UK for a veterinary medicine or expiry

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Guidance for the pharmaceutical industry on how to apply for an authorisation to place a veterinary medicine on the UK market or part of, or to expire one.

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Form: Annual fees for marketing authorisation holders for veterinary medicines

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How to complete and submit the turnover declaration form as the holder of a UK marketing authorisation.

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Guidance: Application fees for veterinary medicines

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Fees charged for the specific activities carried out by the VMD.

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Guidance: Fees applied to veterinary medicine authorisation applications in Northern Ireland

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Definitive fees charged for applications under Schedule 7 of the Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013.

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Guidance: Fees applied to veterinary medicine authorisation applications in GB

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Effective from 17 May 2024 Definitive fees charged for applications under Schedule 7 of Veterinary Medicines Regulations 2013 (as amended) as they apply to GB.

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