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.
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
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.
The former chief executive of the MHRA, Professor Sir Kent Woods, and Dr Nassim Parvizi, have had their joint article ‘Regulation of medicines and medical devices: contrasts and similarities’ published in Clinical Medicine, the journal of the Royal College of Physicians.
Following a European review the MHRA will be issuing updated advice to healthcare professionals about Protelos.
20 Feb 2014 | Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency Annual Lecture - registration closed
This year's lecture, to be held in London at the Royal College of Physicians, is being delivered by Dr Margaret A. Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The Department of Health has published the Government response to Sir Bruce Keogh’s independent Review of the Regulation of Cosmetic Interventions.
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This section of the site includes press releases and statements issued by the MHRA.