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Latest press releases
Following an investigation by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) into the multiple importations of counterfeit condoms, two directors of Trade Express UK Ltd were yesterday sentenced at Isleworth Crown Court.
16 Apr 2014 | Press release: MHRA appoints new Director of Licensing
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has announced the appointment of Dr Siu Ping Lam as its new Director of Licensing with effect from 15 April 2014.
From today, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is welcoming applications for the Early Access to Medicines Scheme (EAMS) from the pharmaceutical industry and research organisations.
Sir Gordon Duff has announced that he will be stepping down as Chairman of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency towards the end of the year, following his election as Principal of St Hilda’s College, Oxford.
13 Mar 2014 | Press release: MHRA issues warning about FreeStyle Blood Glucose Meter and FreeStyle Mini Blood Glucose Meter
The MHRA today advised people with diabetes about a fault in specific blood glucose meters that may potentially produce incorrect low blood glucose results.
04 Mar 2014 | Nearly one-third of parents in London fail to report drug side-effects experienced by their children to GPs
New research shows that parents in London are the least likely in the UK to tell their GP or pharmacist about the side effects from medicines their children experience.
Following a European review the MHRA will be issuing updated advice to healthcare professionals about Protelos.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) today announced that Dr Neil McGuire has been appointed as its new Clinical Director of Medical Devices with effect from 3 March 2014.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a warning to dentists about the dangers of buying dental medical devices online after a counterfeit product for drilling and cleaning teeth shattered while being used on a patient.
The authoritative collection of medicinal standards, the British Pharmacopoeia (BP) turns 150 years old this week. The BP has a long and prestigious history which will be celebrated throughout 2014.