Refrigerated medicinal products, part 2: Transportation, packing, temperature management, the use of third party couriers and returns – some things to consider

This is the second of two blog posts dealing with the management of refrigerated medicinal products and like the first, draws on some of the findings from GDP inspections, references to the EU GDP Guidelines 2013, the Green Guide and …

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 …