Notification to MS licence holders due to compliance concerns

In January 2015, MHRA published guidance to ‘specials’ manufactures, to provide an interpretation of the good manufacturing practice (GMP) requirements for specials manufacturers. The GMDP Inspectorate have been concerned that some Specials manufacturers have not always been receiving written orders …

Good Distribution Practice - Qualification of suppliers, a helpful reminder of the 3 steps needed to assure supply chain integrity

We have recently had a number of situations where companies have not understood the obligations placed on them by the Human Medicines Regulations 2012 Regulation 44 (2) and (3) and Good Distribution Practice in relation to qualification of suppliers. In …

The GPvP inspectorate promote compliance and best practice at 2 successful events

Late last year the GPvP inspectorate ran its own symposium and contributed heavily to the EU pharmacovigilance inspector training event. GPvP symposium The GPvP inspectorate held a sell-out symposium in London in November attended by approximately 350 delegates. GPvP inspectors highlighted requirements, …

Refrigerated medicinal products, part 1: receipt and storage - some things to consider

Patient safety is the end objective for manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors and those healthcare professionals administering to patients. This blog is in 2 parts and draws on some of the findings from good distribution practice (GDP) inspections, references to the EU GDP …