01 Chief Executive's Foreword
02 About Us
Our Aims and Responsibilities
How We Are Organised
03 Preparation and Audit of the Accounts
04 Management Commentary
Our work in 2006/07
Director of Licensing's Review
Director of Policy's Review
05 Remuneration Report
Meeting Our Objectives
06 Objective 1 – Authorise veterinary medicines against legislative requirements according to published targets and fees and ensure the field‑use of veterinary medicines is safe and effective principally through the use of best practice in pharmacovigilance and through actively discouraging improper use.
07 Objective 2 – Ensure that UK policy objectives are reflected in European Commission (EC) legislation and that UK legislation and guidance ensures that veterinary medicines can be used effectively and safely, offering protection to human health, animal health and welfare and the environment.
08 Objective 3 – Actively monitor the safe use of veterinary medicines authorised in the UK through surveillance of residues and proportionate follow-up action where misuse is detected.
09 Objective 4 – Recover the full cost of our operations from the industry and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and contribute to the Government's Better Regulation and efficiency agendas.
VMD Publications and Statutory Instruments
VMD People Strategy – Our Commitment to Staff
Annual Report of the VMD's Audit and Risk Committee
Glossary of acronyms and abbreviations