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The British Pharmacopoeia's new website - setting the standards

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The launch of the new integrated British Pharmacopoeia website this week presents a great opportunity to explore this other group within the Inspection, Enforcement & Standards Division of MHRA. The British Pharmacopoeia (BP) makes an important contribution to the role of MHRA …

GPvP inspections of contract service providers

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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 …

GMP Inspectorate: blood compliance report assessment process

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Blood transfusion bag

The good manufacturing practice (GMP) Inspectorate performs a varied role in ensuring both medicines and bloods are available and are of the right quality using a risk-based inspection programme. A programme for the inspection of manufacturer and wholesale dealer licence …

Importation of unlicensed medicines and centrally authorised products - a helpful reminder

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Tablets in many colours

We have recently had a number of situation where importers of unlicensed medicines have attempted to notify MHRA of centrally authorised products for import as unlicensed medicines. This is not appropriate, as these are not unlicensed medicines and should be distributed …

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) data integrity: a new look at an old topic, part 2

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Data integrity is fundamental in a pharmaceutical quality system which ensures that medicines are of the required quality. A robust data governance approach will ensure that data is complete, consistent and accurate, irrespective of the format in which data is …