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Medicines
Disposal of medicinal products
  1. Mike Jessop
  1. Ash Veterinary Group, Aberdare Road, Georgetown, Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan CF48 1AT
  1. e-mail: mike{at}ashvets.co.uk

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THE Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) makes some very helpful comments with reference to medicinal waste (VR, January 7, 2012, vol 170, p 28). Any advice to help clarify this endlessly complex subject is to be welcomed by practitioners snowed under with regulation.

However, it is important to review protocols on handling medicinal waste within the wider context of the healthcare waste processes now expected of veterinary practices. The VMD's letter clearly points out the three agencies currently covering the UK, but I believe it likely that, in the …

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