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The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) have just launched a survey on controlled drugs, which aims to understand the extent of the problem vets face when getting their controlled drugs witnessed for disposal.
At present vets must destroy schedule 2 controlled drugs in the presence of and directed by any of the following:
Lack of availability of the any of the above can lead to a build-up of controlled drugs in vet practices making them vulnerable and a safety risk.
The survey is available below and will run for the next six weeks. The BSAVA encourages its members to take part in this survey.
Access the survey