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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
Victoria
LONDON
SW1W 9SZ

Main telephone: 020 3080 7651
Out of hours: 07770 446 189
press.office@mhra.gsi.gov.uk

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

30 Sep 2014 | Press release: New collaboration in the development of advanced therapies

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.

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.

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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