Contact Us

Suitably Qualified Persons


An SQP is a category of professionally qualified persons who are entitled to prescribe and/or supply certain veterinary medicinal products under the Veterinary Medicines Regulations.

It is the duty of an SQP to ensure that the statutory requirements in respect of the prescription and/or supply of certain veterinary medicinal products are respected.

The SQP is responsible for ensuring this irrespective of how the product is supplied, e.g. supply from a registered retail premises, postal supply, from a website etc.

An SQP is entitled to prescribe and/or supply specific categories of product that fall within the scope of the qualification they have obtained and the registration they hold (see below).

The range of veterinary medicinal products available for SQPs to prescribe and/or supply fall within the following distribution classifications:

•POM-VPS (Prescription Only Medicine – Veterinarian,Pharmacist, SQP)
•NFA-VPS (Non-Food Animal – Veterinarian,Pharmacist, SQP)
•AVM-GSL (Authorised Veterinary Medicine –General Sales List)
•POM-V (Prescription only medicine- Veterinary only
Our Suitably Qualified Persons are;
Lisa Gill QC50550 •C-SQP – Companion animal medicines only
Paul Brown QJA24000 •J-SQP – Equine and Avian medicines only
The list of registered SQP’s can be found HERE