Monthly Archives: February 2013

BVA response to questions over anthelmintics policy

28 February 2013

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has responded to criticism in the media made by organisations representing SQPs (suitably qualified persons) in response to the BVA's call for VMD to classify all anthelmintics in all species as POM-V. The BVA has written to the veterinary and farming media with the following statement:

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BVA letter to The Times on antimicrobial resistance in pets

12 February 2013

A report in The Times in January criticised the veterinary profession for its use of antimicrobials (or antibiotics) in pet animals. The President of the British Veterinary Association has written to The Times to refute the criticisms and set out the role of the veterinary profession in tackling antimicrobial resistance.

The letter has been...

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