About us

The MHRA is responsible for regulating all medicines and medical devices in the UK by ensuring they work and are acceptably safe. 

The MHRA is a centre of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency which also includes the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC), (external link)  and the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD). (external link) The MHRA is an executive agency of the Department of Health.


Who we are

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This section provides information on what we do, our vision, values and objectives.
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What we regulate

Medicines and medical devices
The MHRA is responsible for the regulation of medicines and medical devices and equipment used in healthcare and the investigation of harmful incidents. The MHRA also looks after blood and blood products, working with UK blood services, healthcare providers, and other relevant organisations to improve blood quality and safety.
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Our structure

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The section provides information about our structure, including details of our Divisions and Board Members.
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Working for us

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Find out about the latest job vacancies and all the benefits of working for the MHRA.
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Transparency data

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This section of the website provides information as part of the government’s agenda to improve transparency around how public money is spent.

Information Fair Trader Scheme

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This section provides details of our commitment  to trading information fairly.

Sustainable development

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This section provides details of the MHRA's sustainable development action plan 2009-2011.

Freedom of Information and data protection

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This section provides details of our policies on Freedom of Information and data protection.
Page last modified: 05 April 2013