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MHRA orders recall of Wockhardt drugs after import ban

July 11, 2013
Manufacturing and Production MHRA, Wockhardt, recall

The UK regulatory authority has asked for a recall of medicines made at a Wockhardt facility in India, shortly after …

Pharma views sought on UK regulation

July 9, 2013
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing ABPI, MHRA, pharma

A new review is inviting pharma to tell the UK government just how well national regulators and local authorities enforce …


New MHRA chief executive named

July 5, 2013
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing MHRA, ian hudson

The Department of Health has announced the appointment of Dr Ian Hudson as chief executive of the Medicines and Healthcare …

UK takes action to prevent API shortages

June 20, 2013
Manufacturing and Production API, MHRA, shortages

The UK has unilaterally adopted a policy of allowing imports of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) on the strength of pharmaceutical …

Jail for man in data trial

April 19, 2013
Sales and Marketing MHRA, Scientist

A British scientist has become the first person to be jailed under the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Regulations 1999 for …

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MHRA wins data scam case

March 13, 2013
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Aptuit, MHRA, data

An ex-employee of research organisation Aptuit has been found guilty of changing pre-clinical trial data as part of a bid to …

Switzerland first to pass EU’s ‘equivalence’ test for APIs

December 12, 2012
Manufacturing and Production API, China, EU, FMD, MHRA

Switzerland has become the first country to be classed as having equivalent standards for the manufacture of active pharmaceutical ingredients …


Roche failed to investigate 80,000 safety incidents

June 25, 2012
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing EMA, MHRA, Roche, pharmacovigilance

The European Medicines Agency is investigating Roche after ‘deficiencies’ in the manufacturer’s pharmacovigilance processes came to light. It has emerged …

Code of Practice update to reflect legal changes

May 11, 2012
Medical Communications ABPI, Code of Practice, MHRA, PMCPA, patient organisations

The UK pharma industry’s Code of Practice is set to be updated to bring it into line with changes in …

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MHRA plans to cut red tape in the UK

March 13, 2012
Manufacturing and Production EU, MHRA, pharma

The UK government’s drug safety regulator is calling on the pharma industry to help it eliminate unneccessary bureaucracy.The Medicines and …

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MHRA suspends Teva licence for levothyroxine generic

February 21, 2012
Manufacturing and Production MHRA, Numark, Teva, levothyroxine

The UK medicine regulatory authority has suspended the licence for a levothyroxine product sold by Teva on the grounds that …

Europe wants regulatory reform over PIP implant scandal

January 16, 2012
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing EC, MHRA, PIP implants

The European Commission is seeking regulatory reform for class III medical devices after problems with French-made breast implants. The French …

Nurofen Plus recall expanded

August 31, 2011
Sales and Marketing MHRA, Nurofen, recalls

Last week’s recall of Reckitt Benckiser’s painkiller product Nurofen Plus has been expanded after two additional cases emerged where powerful …

Reckitt painkiller packs may contain antipsychotics, says MHRA

August 26, 2011
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing MHRA, Nurofen, Seroquel, parallel imports

Consumers in the UK are being warned to double-check packs of Reckitt Benckiser’s painkiller product Nurofen Plus following reports that …

Plans for greater transparency with KOLs

August 6, 2010
Medical Communications ABPI, BMA, Code of Practice, KOL, MHRA, PMCPA

Pharmaceutical companies in the UK will have to declare the amount of money paid to its healthcare professionals who act …

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