Our Business

FCL Veterinary is a division of FCL Health Solutions Limited, a long standing, highly respected UK based supplier of healthcare products within the UK and globally for more than twenty years. With pharmaceutical interests within the cosmetic and aesthetic sectors & instrumentation interests with the surgical sector. We pride ourselves on excellent levels of customer and distribution services. Our focus is on establishing close business relationships, working with each client to meet their specific needs., sourcing the best quality products and competitive pricing.

We have created our own brand FCL Veterinary, Apex Vets single use instruments. Made from the highest quality surgical stainless steel, our products are fully CE marked to the latest rigorous standards and our systems are fully ISO regulated.

FCL Veterinary covers all animals from Small animals, Feline, Canine, Equine and Bovine

Smart Vet Meds is the Brand of the FCL Veterinary Medicines Division
The Smart Vet Meds e-Prescription Model:
  • Obtain a prescription from your vet.
  • Order your items and write the order number on the prescription.
  • Send the prescription to us via:
    1. Uploading an image
    2. Email to: info@smartvetmeds.com
    3. Post To:
    4. FCL Chemist, 32 Longbridge Lane, Derby, DE24 8UJ.
    5. We will authenticate your prescription and dispense your items.
  • A Freepost envelope will be included in the box which you must use to send the original prescription back to us within 7 days.
Note: CD – controlled drugs require original prescriptions by post before being dispatched. It is an offence for a person to submit a fraudulent prescription to obtain veterinary medicine and for a person to alter a prescription unless authorised to do so by the prescriber. Any suspected cases of fraud or unlawful alteration of a prescription will be referred to the VMD.
Apex Vets supply ready to use Surgical Instruments

APEX Vets are UK distributors for the precision ‘Single Use’ surgical instrumentation products. With specific Ranges for:

- Ophthalmic
- Small & large animal Veterinary specific
- SUI (Single Use Instrumentation)
- SNC (Syringes, Needles & Cannula)
We provide specialist instrumentation for small & large animals- Canine, Feline, Equine & Bovine to assist with surgical professionals across most disciples of the veterinary sector.
We also provide repacked and bespoke Procedure Packs to suit all needs.
We stock many 3rd party suppliers of quality instrumentation such as: Becton, Dickinson U.K. Limited (Syringes & Needles) & TSK (Needles)
Equine Health is a brand name of FCL Veterinary
FCL Equine supply:
- Nutrition & Supplements 
- Wormer’s
- Fly Control
- Joint Care