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Unauthorised changes to Veterinary Prescriptions - Report Form

The Veterinary Medicines Regulations, Schedule 3, Part 1, paragraph 5(3) states: “No person may alter a written prescription unless authorised to do so by the person who signed it”.  It is an offence to fail to comply with this paragraph.

Please use this form to report any unauthorised changes to a veterinary prescription or any form of veterinary prescription misuse.

If further advice is required please contact the VMD Enforcement Team by email on

Any information provided will be treated strictly in confidence.

Your details

Details of unauthorised change

Please attach any evidence, including the prescription (We can only take action if a copy of the prescription is provided). A maximum of 2 files can be uploaded

If you have further files you would like to submit, please email them to


What has been altered and how?
  • Date
  • Quantity
  • Medicine
  • Animal
  • Vet’s signature
  • Other, please specify

Details of person named on prescription

Please note that we can only investigate a case if this information is provided, otherwise your report will be noted and no further action taken.

N.B - This report may be used if an investigation is warranted.