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Latest press releases
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.
The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency today announced the re-appointment of members to the Herbal Medicines Advisory Committee (HMAC).
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) today announced that the eighth edition of Rules and Guidance for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Distributors, known as the Orange Guide, is now available to buy.
The MHRA today warned shoppers looking for a New Year bargain to be alert to the dangers of buying medicines and healthcare products on the internet.
Investigators from the MHRA have today seized 7,000 tablets, including heart and erectile dysfunction drugs along with counterfeit versions of Viagra and Cialis, in a raid in East London.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has today issued a Drug Alert recalling certain batches of Novartis Consumer Health UK Ltd’s Tixylix cough and cold medicines from consumers.