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
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.
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Press enquiries should be made through the Press Office.
Latest news and press releases
The National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC), a centre of the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), has signed an agreement with University College London (UCL) to maximise and further promote scientific collaboration in the field of advanced therapies.
25 Sep 2014 | Press release: New guidance on reporting suspected adverse drug reactions in children and neonates
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has announced new simplified guidance for healthcare professionals reporting suspected adverse drug reactions (ADRs) in children to its Yellow Card Scheme.
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.
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This section of the site includes press releases and statements issued by the MHRA.