Vet supply crisis: What you need to know

Vet supply crisis: What you need to know

September 18, 2021 Comments Off on Vet supply crisis: What you need to know By admin

The number of vet supplies being supplied to Australian vets is “unprecedented” according to a new report, which warns of shortages of vital medicines.

In recent months the Department of Health has been trying to find ways to make sure vets can access the medicines they need, but said it has found the supply is “not sustainable”.

“The current shortage is unsustainable and has a high potential for diversion,” the report says.

“We believe it would be inappropriate for a state or territory government to impose a supply restriction on the supply of certain medicines.”

The report comes after a number of major hospital closures in Victoria and the ACT last year.

“The urgent need to ensure that all vets in Victoria have the same access to lifesaving drugs is of paramount importance,” the National Veterinary Council (NVCA) said in a statement.

“As a nation, we have a duty to ensure all Australians can access lifesaving veterinary medicines.”

It is our duty to supply all veterinary patients with veterinary medicines they can rely on.

“But the report said the situation is now so dire that it would make no sense for Victoria to require vets to buy their own supplies, or that the Victorian Government to allow it.

The National Veterinary Society of Australia (NVSA) said that while the Victorian government has not yet implemented a supply freeze, there is a lack of funding to provide vets with the medicines that they need.

“Vets need to be able to get the medicine they need to get on with their lives, not just get on their feet.” “

When you have such a shortage, there’s a real risk of people getting sick,” she said.

“Vets need to be able to get the medicine they need to get on with their lives, not just get on their feet.”

NVCA’s report found the situation was “unfortunate”, with many vets struggling to get enough medicine from the Government, and said the number of urgent orders had risen by over 100 per cent in recent months.

“There’s a serious shortage of essential medicines in Victoria,” Dr Dyer added.

Vets can’t access essential medicines because the Government does not have the funding, according to the NVSA. “

People need access to these medicines.”

Vets can’t access essential medicines because the Government does not have the funding, according to the NVSA.

“The Government is not providing the funding and it’s not a state-based problem,” she explained.

The National Federation of Veterinary Practitioners (NVPA) said its members were also being affected by the shortage. “

If the Victorian State Government were to make a commitment to help provide the medicines to vets, they would get the funding.”

The National Federation of Veterinary Practitioners (NVPA) said its members were also being affected by the shortage.

It said the shortage had been a growing concern for many vets for some time.

“Many vets are struggling to find affordable supplies for their essential medicines,” NVPA general secretary David Mollison said.

“[The NVSA’s report] makes the case for the Government to support local vets in their efforts to ensure a stable supply of essential veterinary medicines for their vets.”

The NVPA is urging Victoria’s Minister for Health, Peter Dutton, to consider whether to introduce a supply limit, or if the Government could be forced to provide some funding.

The Government said it was committed to working with local councils to provide access to essential veterinary medications.

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