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Who are RQA

The Research Quality Association (RQA) is a professional membership body dedicated to informing and advancing its members. We provide status and visibility for individuals engaged in the quality of research concerning pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, chemicals and medical devices. Since our inception in 1977, the Association has increased and evolved to reflect regulatory changes, the growing impact of regulatory inspection and the ever-changing structure and needs of industry. RQA's purpose is to drive quality and integrity in scientific research.  

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To inspire quality, integrity and compliance in scientific research.

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To provide knowledge and learning in the scientific research community by building expertise through training, communication, engagement and collaboration.


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FDA - Safety Considerations for Container Labels and Carton Labelling Design to Minimise Medication Errors

FDA released 'Safety Considerations for Container Labels and Carton Labelling Design to Minimise Medication Errors' in May 2022.

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MHRA - MHRA joins international partnerships to set global standards for medicines and medical devices regulation

MHRA joins International Medical Device Regulatory Forum, the International Council for Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use and the Medical Devices Innovation Consortium.

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EC - Q&A for Complex Clinical Trials

The European Commission have released a Q&A document concerning Complex Clinical Trials.

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