The pharmacovigilance systems of marketing authorisation holders are often dependent on multiple third parties; extensive outsourcing and partnering is a feature of the pharmaceutical industry as much as any other. This blog expands upon the areas identified as problematic for MAHs and service providers and provides points to consider when producing contracts and agreements text.
Good pharmacovigilance practice
Whilst we progress our latest recruitment campaign for GMDP Inspectors, Ian Holloway reflects on 30 years of working for the Medicines Regulator.
The MHRA GPvP inspectorate recently published their latest inspection metrics for the period of April 2016 to March 2017.
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The MHRA has seen an increasing number of inspections being conducted in both the UK and the rest of the EU by regulators from other countries.
From 11 to 15 September 2017 I attended the PIC/S Committee meeting, Executive Bureau meeting, and Annual Seminar hosted by the Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA)
A bite sized summary of our recent posting to the MHRA Inspectorate blog
Our GDP inspectors often receive queries from wholesaler distributors asking in what instances agreements are required for the purposes of fulfilling pharmacovigilance requirements.
The first post in this series described the importance of organisational behaviour on the success of data integrity control measures. Behavioural issues are often unsuitable for technical guidance, but the Inspectorate blog provides an opportunity to address this complex issue.
Risk minimisation measures aim to optimise the safe and effective use of a medicinal product throughout its life cycle.