What does qualification of suppliers mean to you? Risks to patients and to your business

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Recent cases of criminal attempts to sell falsified and stolen stock into the legitimate supply chain have exposed weaknesses in some supplier qualification processes. A reminder of what companies need to do to protect themselves, the public and the supply chain.

Introducing the GDP Office Based Evaluation and Risk Assessment programme (OBERA)

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Gateway inspections are due to commence spring 2019 as the first stage of a new GDP inspection approach which will allow MHRA to increase its level of oversight whilst reducing the regulatory burden on those companies with a large number of sites which perform reduced or limited levels of GDP activity.