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IWT Conference 2018: Declaration commits over 50 countries to action for endangered species

IWT Conference 2018: Declaration commits over 50 countries to action for endangered species

Successful 2018 Illegal Wildlife Trade conference comes to a close in London.

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IWT Conference 2018: Declaration commits over 50 countries to action for endangered species

IWT Conference 2018: Declaration commits over 50 countries to action for endangered species

Successful 2018 Illegal Wildlife Trade conference comes to a close in London.

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Recruitment of Non Executive Director

Recruitment of Non Executive Director

The VMD is seeking one Non-Executive Director to bring their experience to add critical challenge to the work of the agency and to assist the Chief Executive, as accounting officer, to provide the necessary assurance.

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Beavers arrive in the Forest of Dean

Beavers arrive in the Forest of Dean

Michael Gove releases pair of Eurasian Beavers as part of reintroduction scheme

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Invitation to attend the Open Meetings of the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD)

Invitation to attend the Open Meetings of the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD)

The VMD and VPC will hold Open Meetings on 28 September 2018 & VMD will hold a Pharmaceutical Industry Information Event on 14 November 2018.

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Willcain Solution for Injection   Product defect recall alert

Willcain Solution for Injection Product defect recall alert

Product defect recall alert for Willcain Solution for Injection (Vm 10434/4046) by Dechra Ltd

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Humane trapping standards: Consultation response

Humane trapping standards: Consultation response

A response to the consultation held on implementing improved international humane trapping standards published by the government

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Filavac VHD K C+V   Product defect recall alert

Filavac VHD K C+V Product defect recall alert

Product defect recall alert for Filavac VHD K C+V (Vm 46470/4000) by Filavae

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New Animal and Plant Health Agency Veterinary Director appointed

New Animal and Plant Health Agency Veterinary Director appointed

Andrew Soldan is appointed Veterinary Director at the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA).

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Crovect 1.25% w/v Pour on Solution for Sheep   Product defect recall alert

Crovect 1.25% w/v Pour on Solution for Sheep Product defect recall alert

Product defect recall alert for Crovect 1.25% w/v Pour-on Solution for Sheep (Vm 00879/4017) by Elanco Animal Health

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Supplementary protection certificates: IPO call for views

Supplementary protection certificates: IPO call for views

Opportunity to comment on EU proposal to create an exception from infringement of supplementary protection certificates for medicines manufactured for export.

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Animal medicines improvement notice: iForce Ltd

Animal medicines improvement notice: iForce Ltd

This notice was issued to iForce Ltd.

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Veterinary Medicines Directorate office closure for Bank Holiday

Veterinary Medicines Directorate office closure for Bank Holiday

The VMD offices will be closed Monday 28 and Tuesday 29 May

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Suspension of Marketing Authorisations

Suspension of Marketing Authorisations

Details of the suspension of marketing authorisations relating to Bio-Tech Solutions Ltd and Mr H.I. & Mrs S.J. Moulds.

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Animal medicines seizure notice: Aquatic Chemicals Ltd (trading as Technical Aquatic Products (TAP))

Animal medicines seizure notice: Aquatic Chemicals Ltd (trading as Technical Aquatic Products (TAP))

Details of the seizure notice issued to Aquatic Chemicals Ltd (trading as Technical Aquatic Products (TAP)), Berkely, Gloucestershire.

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Alvegesic vet. 10 mg/ml Solution for injection for Horses, Dogs and Cats   Product defect recall alert

Alvegesic vet. 10 mg/ml Solution for injection for Horses, Dogs and Cats Product defect recall alert

Product defect recall alert for Alvegesic vet. 10 mg/ml Solution for injection for Horses, Dogs and Cats (Vm 32802/4000) by Alvetra u. Werfft GmbH

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VMD announces the new Director of Authorisations: Abigal Seager

VMD announces the new Director of Authorisations: Abigal Seager

The new Director of Authorisations will take up her position on 1 May 2018.

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VMD announces the new Director of Authorisations: Abigal Seager

VMD announces the new Director of Authorisations: Abigal Seager

The new Director of Authorisations will take up her position on 1 May 2018.

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Animal medicines seizure: Mrs Amanda McBean

Animal medicines seizure: Mrs Amanda McBean

Details of the seizure notice served on Mrs Amanda McBean, Wolverhampton, West Midlands. Published in April 2018.

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Asian hornet identified in Lancashire

Asian hornet identified in Lancashire

An Asian hornet has been found in Lancashire and surveillance activity is underway.

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Forensics network develops better detection methods

Forensics network develops better detection methods

The African Wildlife Forensics Network is helping to increase prosecutions of illicit traders and poachers whilst delivering a legacy for British Government funding.

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The VMD Customer Satisfaction Survey 2018: Results

The VMD Customer Satisfaction Survey 2018: Results

Results of the Customer Satisfaction Survey 2018.

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We must end the shameful ivory trade now

We must end the shameful ivory trade now

The Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, wrote in today's Times about the case for a total sales ban on ivory in the UK.

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Veterinary medicines: Changes to distributor and local representatives details

Veterinary medicines: Changes to distributor and local representatives details

We have changed the way we deal with variations to change distributor and local representative details.

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Oxytobel 10 IU/ml Solution for Injection for Horses, Cattle, Pigs, Sheep, Goats, Dogs and Cats Product defect recall alert

Oxytobel 10 IU/ml Solution for Injection for Horses, Cattle, Pigs, Sheep, Goats, Dogs and Cats  Product defect recall alert

Product defect recall alert for Oxytobel 10 IU/ml Solution for Injection for Horses, Cattle, Pigs, Sheep, Goats, Dogs and Cats (Vm 41816/4000) by Bela-Pharm GmbH & Co.KG

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Christine Middlemiss begins as UK Chief Veterinary Officer

Christine Middlemiss begins as UK Chief Veterinary Officer

Christine Middlemiss has today taken up post as UK Chief Veterinary Officer taking over from Nigel Gibbens.

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VMD web and switchboard services will be unavailable from 16:00, 23 February to 8:00, 26 February

VMD web and switchboard services will be unavailable from 16:00, 23 February to 8:00, 26 February

Web services, such as the Special Imports System, and the switchboard service will be unavailable due to essential electrical maintenance.

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Ornicure 150mg/g doxycycline powder for oral solution Product defect recall alert

Ornicure 150mg/g doxycycline powder for oral solution  Product defect recall alert

Product defect recall alert for Ornicure 150mg/g doxycycline powder for oral solution by Versele-Laga.

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Chair of the Animals in Science Committee

Chair of the Animals in Science Committee

Do you want to play a key role in advising the government on a range of issues relating to the welfare of animals used in research?

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Animal medicines improvement notice: Astrids Oil & Product LLP

Animal medicines improvement notice: Astrids Oil & Product LLP

Details of the improvement notice issued to Astrids Oil & Product LLP, published in January 2018.

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New appointments to the Veterinary Products Committee (VPC)

New appointments to the Veterinary Products Committee (VPC)

Changes to the membership and Chair of the VPC.

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VMD offices closing early on Friday 22 December

VMD offices closing early on Friday 22 December

Due to an electrical shut down the VMD offices will be closed from 13:45pm on Friday 22 December.

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Animal medicines seizure notice: Cambridge Cavy Trust

Animal medicines seizure notice: Cambridge Cavy Trust

Details of the seizure notice issued to Cambridge Cavy Trust, Huntington, Cambridgeshire, published in December 2017.

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Animal medicines improvement notice: Cambridge Cavy Trust

Animal medicines improvement notice: Cambridge Cavy Trust

Details of the improvement notice issued to Cambridge Cavy Trust, Huntington, Cambridgeshire, published in December 2017.

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Animal medicines improvement notice: Bio Tech Solutions Ltd

Animal medicines improvement notice: Bio Tech Solutions Ltd

Details of the improvement notice issued to Bio-Tech Solutions Ltd, Driffield, East Yorkshire, published in December 2017.

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Animal medicines improvement notice: VetUK Ltd

Animal medicines improvement notice: VetUK Ltd

Details of the improvement notice issued to VetUK Ltd, Thirsk, Yorkshire, published in December 2017.

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VMD: Civil Service People Survey 2017

VMD: Civil Service People Survey 2017

This highlights report provides details of how the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) performed in the Civil Service People Survey.

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Animal medicines seizure: Mr M Priestly

Animal medicines seizure: Mr M Priestly

Details of the seizure notice served on Mr M Priestly, Downpatrick, Northern Ireland.

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Pharmacovigilance system: Eudravigilance Downtime

Pharmacovigilance system: Eudravigilance Downtime

The EMA Eudravigilance system will be unavailable from 8 November to 21 November 2017.

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Veterinary Medicines Directorate: Authorisation application deadlines

Veterinary Medicines Directorate: Authorisation application deadlines

Authorisation application deadlines for a MA, ManA, WDA, Batch Release and Export Certificate during the Christmas period 2017.

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Meloxaid 5mg/ml Solution for Injection for Dogs and Cats Product defect recall alert

Meloxaid 5mg/ml Solution for Injection for Dogs and Cats  Product defect recall alert

Product defect recall alert for Meloxaid 5mg/ml Solution for Injection for Dogs and Cats (Vm 02000/4397) by Norbrook Laboratories Ltd.

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VMD and VPC Open meeting 2017

VMD and VPC Open meeting 2017

Presentations now available following the open meeting held on 29 September 2017.

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Animal medicines seizure: Jubilee Pharmacy t/a Meditech UK

Animal medicines seizure: Jubilee Pharmacy t/a Meditech UK

Details of the seizure notice served on Jubilee Pharmacy trading as Meditech UK, Wednesbury, West Midlands.

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Animal medicines improvement notice: Jubilee Pharmacy t/a Meditech UK

Animal medicines improvement notice: Jubilee Pharmacy t/a Meditech UK

Details of the improvement notice served on Jubilee Pharmacy trading as Meditech UK, Wednesbury, West Midlands.

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Recruitment to the Veterinary Products Committee 2017

Recruitment to the Veterinary Products Committee 2017

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

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