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The Pharmaceutical Information and Pharmacovigilance Association (PIPA) exists to support and assist its members in the development of their professional skills and responsibilities.

PIPA is the professional organisation for individuals who are involved in the provision and management of information and those involved in the fulfillment of regulatory requirements relating to drug safety.

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Pharmacovigilance

Resources specifically developed for individuals working within Pharmacovigilance.

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Resources specifically developed for individuals working within Medical Information.

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PIPELINE

PIPA's Journal
Latest Issue: PIPELINE 44

PIPELINE 44

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News

Calling all members

Calling all members

 With the PIPA Conference only weeks away, keep up to date with developments leading up to... read>

China hands drugmaker GSK record $490 million fine

China hands drugmaker GSK record $490 million fine

China has fined GlaxoSmithKline $490m (£297m) after a court found it guilty of bribery. A... read>

Smartphones and social media in medicine safety

Smartphones and social media in medicine safety

The Pharmaceutical Journal reports on an app that will developed to make it easy for healthcare... read>

EMA: Public consultation opens on European Medicines Agency’s draft guide on monitoring of medical literature

EMA: Public consultation opens on European Medicines Agency’s draft guide on monitoring of medical literature

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has released a draft guide on the monitoring of medical... read>

Events

PIPA Conference 2014

This year's conference will be held on 6th - 7th November 2014 and we will be returning to last year's venue of Latimer Place in Chesham, Buckinghamshire.

Arrangements for the event are well underway and we are delighted to announce that booking has now opened.

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First Steps in Medical Information

This course has been designed to meet the needs of people working within Medical Information, either as relatively new starters or as departmental administrators, and those working in related functions who would benefit from foundational knowledge of Medical Information practices. It provides the ideal opportunity to consolidate existing knowledge and get a complete overview of Medical Information.

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First Steps in Pharmacovigilance

This course has been designed to meet the needs of people working within Pharmacovigilance, either as relatively new starters or as departmental administrators, and those working in related functions who would benefit from foundational knowledge of Pharmacovigilance. It provides the ideal opportunity to consolidate existing knowledge and get a complete overview of Pharmacovigilance.

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Getting the Best out of Searching: Optimise your Search Skills

With the increasing amount of resources available on the internet, this course will enable you to choose the most valuable resources and will also provide you with the skills and tips to be able to effectively search within these resources.

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PIPA Online Training: GVP ModuleVI

If you’re looking to get to grips with the regulations and guidelines for the collection and reporting of adverse events, this course will provide you with a good introduction and equip you with the fundamental principles of Pharmacovigilance.

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PIPA Online Training: Introduction to Pharmacovigilance for non-Pharmacovigilance Personnel

This course provides the legally required level of training for all employees working for a Pharmaceutical Company so that they are able to recognise and report adverse events. It has been developed by senior Pharmacovigilance experts working within the Pharmaceutical Industry so you can be confident of the quality and relevance of the training. It is up-to-date with current regulations and, once you have passed the test at the end of the training course, a formal certificate is provided to confirm course completion and understanding.

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Discussions from the Forum

PIPA MI Standards Feedback

PIPA MI Standards Feedback

The PIPA Committee would welcome feedback on the MI Standards published last Autumn. Log in... read>

Replacement of pharmaceutical product for patients visiting the UK

Replacement of pharmaceutical product for patients visiting the UK

A PIPA member has posted an enquiry asking whether anyone has experience of helping patients... read>

Screening literature for ICSRs

Screening literature for ICSRs

A PIPA member has posted an enquiry regarding using a third party to screen literature databases... read>