Annual statistics of scientific procedures on living animals in 2019

The annual statistics on animal use were published in July. The full report can be accessed here

 

 Identification and management of patterns of low level concerns at licensed establishments

 

This document describes the approach that the Home Office takes when inspectors identify low-level concerns. These low-level concerns are not in themselves breaches of ASPA or licence conditions but, taken together, form a pattern which could indicate that a management and/or welfare regime may have weaknesses which could pose an increased risk of non-compliance.

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/512098/Patterns_low-level_concerns.pdf

 

Code of Practice for the Housing and Care of Animals Bred Supplied or Used for Scientific Purposes

 

This document was published in December 2014 and is available from the Home Office Website:

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/388535/CoPanimalsWeb.pdf

 

Home Office Guidance on Recording of Actual Severity

 

This is available on the Home Office website:

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/276014/NotesActualSeverityReporting.pdf

 

and specifically for genetically altered animals:

 

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/276015/AdviceSeverityAssessmentGA.pdf