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Publications and consultations

Welcome to the publications section.

We produce a range of publications, most of which are aimed at healthcare professionals or people working in the device or pharmaceutical industries. Some are available in full text as pdf documents.

Latest publications

15 Sep 2014 | Transfer of responsibility of the certificate of free sales (CFS) to MHRA

This consultation seeks comments on the proposal to introduce a fee for each CFS application.

03 Sep 2014 | Class 2 medicines recall (action within 48 hours): Motilium 10 10mg Tablets and Motilium Instants10mg Orodispersible Tablets manufactured by McNeil Products Limited (EL (14)A/14)

Johnson & Johnson Ltd., on behalf of the Marketing Authorisation Holder McNeil Products Limited, is
recalling all unexpired stock of the above products following a Europe-wide review of the safety and
efficacy of all domperidone products.

02 Sep 2014 | Medical Device Alerts - monthly lists and yearly reviews

A month-by-month list of MDAs that we have issued in 2014, and lists of archived MDAs.

27 Aug 2014 | Medical Device Alert: Basin/bowl liner or equipment cover (drape) manufactured by Microtek Medical (MDA/2014/034)

This medical device alert is being issued due to the risk of some of the devices within the highlighted product codes having small cracks or holes. This could compromise the sterile field.

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Corporate publications

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This section includes all our corporate publications, including our annual reports, corporate plans, business plans and our framework document.

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Consumer publications

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This section includes publications to provide guidance to consumers on the safe use of medicines and medical devices.
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Safety guidance

Guidance documents

This section includes the wide range of documents we produce which provide guidance on safety issues concerning medicines and medical devices.

Regulatory guidance

Guidance documents

This section includes the wide range of publications we produce to provide guidance to industry on the regulation of devices and medicines.


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The MHRA formally consults organisations representing public and professional interests, trade associations and industry on proposed statutory changes and other matters of importance.

Public Assessment Reports (PARs)

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The MHRA makes assessment reports available for all new licences for medicines granted after 30 October 2005, albeit with commercially or personally confidential information removed.

Posters and leaflets

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This section includes our range of posters and leaflets which complement our more comprehensive guidance documents.
Page last modified: 02 April 2013