Good laboratory practice

Joining and working for the Inspectorate

When I applied to join the Inspectorate I was working as a Qualified Person. I’d been on the receiving end of many inspections and thought that the role looked to be a hugely interesting one with a great amount of …

PIC/S - Press release and news of MHRA hosted meetings and seminar, July 2016

Just 4 weeks ago the MHRA hosted the PIC/S Committee meeting, PIC/S Executive Bureau meeting, and PIC/S Annual Seminar at the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) in Manchester.

MHRA data integrity guidance: 18 months on

Eighteen months have passed since the MHRA published its GMP data integrity guidance. Since then we have seen pharmaceutical industry make significant effort to implement the guidance globally. It has been encouraging to see industry stakeholders and regulatory partners adopting …

PIC/S 2016 - Manchester

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) UK is honoured to be the host of the 2016 PIC/S Seminar. This is an annual international event attended by both member and non-member authorities of the Pharmaceutical Inspection Co-operation Scheme (PIC/S). …

1st birthday - reflections on the last year of blogging

A year ago today we launched the MHRA Inspectorate blog.  Now, after 12 months of activity it’s a good time to reflect on where we are and what’s to come.

Training matters

I have recently started as the Inspectorate’s learning and development manager. My background is in pharmacy, working in both community and hospital before joining the agency over 20 years ago. I can truthfully say I have enjoyed every minute here, …

PIC/S - Press release and news of MHRA chair in 2016/17

Back in October I attended, with MHRA colleagues, the PIC/S (Pharmaceutical Inspection Co-operation Scheme) committee meeting and annual seminar that was this year hosted by the Indonesian National Agency for Drug and Food Control (NADFC). In the new year I'll …