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Media Centre

Welcome to the Media Centre

This section provides details of new items added to the site as well as a full archive of our press releases and statements. 

The opening hours for the Press Office are Monday to Friday between 9:00 and 17:00.

The Press Office
5th Floor
151 Buckingham Palace Road

Main telephone: 020 3080 7651
Out of hours: 07770 446 189

For urgent calls outside these press office hours please contact the duty press officer on : 07770 446 189.

We now have a Twitter channel for press releases and news statements, giving you another way to find out the latest news from the MHRA in real time. 

Press enquiries should be made through the Press Office.

Latest news and press releases

18 Sep 2014 | MHRA praised as the first volunteer receives new Ebola vaccine in UK clinical trial

MHRA has been praised by Oxford University for fast-tracking the authorisation of the clinical trial application for the new Ebola vaccine.

08 Sep 2014 | Emergency asthma inhalers for use in schools

From 1 October 2014 schools will be allowed to keep a salbutamol inhaler for use in emergencies when a child with asthma cannot access their own inhaler.

05 Sep 2014 | Advertising case reports - August 2014

Advertising complaint cases upheld and not upheld in August.

05 Sep 2014 | Press release: UK regulator leads innovative EU project on the use of smartphones and social media for drug safety information

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is leading a consortium of organisations including European medicines regulators, academics and the pharmaceutical industry in a three year project to develop new ways of gathering information on suspected adverse drug reactions (ADRs).

03 Sep 2014 | BMJ publishes MHRA letter on adverse drug reactions

The British Medical Journal has published a letter from MHRA regarding the reporting of suspected adverse drug reactions.

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Photo and image library

This section provides downloadable MHRA-related images suitable for print output, including images of our Executive Board.
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What's new

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This section lists details of new information added to the MHRA website.

Press releases

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This section of the site includes press releases and statements issued by the MHRA.

Press Office contacts

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This section gives phone numbers and email addresses for all the MHRA press contacts.
Page last modified: 14 July 2014