Mandeep Rai

Senior GCP Inspector & GPvP Inspectorate Operations Manager, IE&S
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

Mandeep initially joined the MHRA as a Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Inspector in October 2008. She has since taken up the post of GPvP (Good Pharmacovigilance Practice) Operations Manager and is cross-training as a Pharmacovigilance Inspector. Prior to joining the MHRA, Mandeep worked for the pharmaceutical industry, the MHRA and the NHS. Mandeep has a BSc (Hons) in Pharmacology from King’s College London and is studying for an MSc in Public Health. Mandeep is also the current chair of the PIC/S GCP & GPvP Working Group.

GPvP inspections of contract service providers

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has embarked on a recent initiative to evaluate the feasibility of conducting stand-alone inspections of pharmacovigilance contract service providers. In July 2003 MHRA introduced a statutory pharmacovigilance inspection programme of marketing authorisation …