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New recruitment opportunities on our website

30th June 2015

Visit http://www.therqa.com/recruitment-and-advertising/job-adverts/ for newly added vacancies with the MHRA.

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New recruitment opportunities added to the website

25th June 2015

New recruitment opportunities just added to the website University of Oxford

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New mandatory logo for selling medicines online

17th June 2015

From 1 July anybody in the UK selling medicines online to the general public needs to be registered with the MHRA and to be on the MHRA’s list of UK registered online retail sellers.

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Safety monitoring of medicines: EMA to screen medical literature for 400 active substance groups

14th May 2015

New service will improve safety monitoring of medicines and simplify pharmacovigilance activities for companies The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published the list of active substances and a reference to the journals that will be covered by its new medical literature monitoring service.

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MHRA GMP Data Integrity Definitions and Guidance for Industry March 2015

16th March 2015

Data integrity is fundamental in a pharmaceutical quality system which ensures that medicines are of the required quality. This document provides MHRA guidance on GMP data integrity expectations for the pharmaceutical industry.

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Use of Electronic Informed Consent in Clinical Investigations Questions and Answers Guidance for Industry

15th March 2015

DRAFT GUIDANCE This guidance document is being distributed for comment purposes only. Comments and suggestions regarding this draft document should be submitted within 60 days of publication in the Federal Register of the notice announcing the availability of the draft guidance.

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Quality Assurance Associate

3rd March 2015

New vacancy on the recruitment area of the RQA website - Vernalis are looking to recruit a Quality Assurance Associate, see website for further details

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Another new recruitment opportunity - Pfizer - Director, Inspection Manager

26th February 2015

Pfizer are looking for a Director, Inspection Manager. Details on our recruitment page.

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New recruitment opportunity - Senior QA Advisor

25th February 2015

A new vacancy placed on our website, see our website for further details.

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New vacancy - Senior Specialist

24th February 2015

CSL Behring are looking to recruit, see RQA recruitment page for further details.

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Medical devices: conformity assessment and the CE mark

27th January 2015

How to conform with the legal requirements for placing medical devices on the market.

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Medical devices: guidance for manufacturers on vigilance

26th January 2015

Information for manufacturers of medical devices about reporting adverse incidents and corrective actions to MHRA.

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HRA and MHRA - Clinical Trial Regulation

22nd January 2015

HRA and MHRA welcome public consultation on application of transparency rules of EU Clinical Trial Regulation

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New recruitment position - Quality and Compliance Manager

15th January 2015

New position posted on the Recruitment section of our website - Quality and Compliance Manager

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Out of date information on new MHRA website

13th January 2015

The RQA GCP Committee have found a number of out of date GCP documents on the new MHRA website - www.gov.uk. The MHRA have advised that some documents may not be up to date compared with the old site - www.MHRA.gov.uk. but the GCP Inspectorate will review the documents in the GCP areas over the next few weeks to ensure that they are up to date. Click on Read more to visit the old site

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