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