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Strategic Framework for Farmed Fish Health

Licencing Regime and Medicine Use 

The Scottish Government committed within the 2017/18 Programme for Government to develop a strategic framework for farmed fish health in Scotland.

Scotland’s 10 Year Farmed Fish Health Framework, developed by the Farmed Fish Health Framework Working Group (FFHFWG), was published in May 2018.

The framework identifies 7 cross cutting workstreams, namely:

  • Information Flow and Transparency
  • Gill Health
  • Sea Lice
  • Cleanerfish
  • Production Cycle and on-Farm Management
  • Licencing Regime and Medicine Use
  • Climate Change and Ocean Acidification

Four subgroups have been established to deliver the framework workstream activities.

The Licencing Regime and Medicine Use subgroup is responsible for overseeing delivery of the Production Cycle and on-Farm Management workstream. Transparency is a shared objective of all of the subgroups.

Terms of Reference (including membership), and meeting outputs can be found below as downloadable documents. 

Formal Output From the Group

Downloadable documents:

Title:Licencing Regime and Medicine Use
Description:Information regarding Licencing Regime and Medicine Use Subgroup
File:Licencing Regime and Medicine Use  - Note of Action Points - October 2018 [DOCX, 22.5 kb: 18 Jan 2019]
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File:Licencing Regime and Medicine Use - Terms of Reference [DOCX, 23.4 kb: 24 Jun 2019]
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