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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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PIPELINE

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Latest Issue: PIPELINE 45

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MHRA press release: Yellow Card Scheme looks to the future at 50th anniversary forum as MHRA signs up to safety

MHRA press release: Yellow Card Scheme looks to the future at 50th anniversary forum as MHRA signs up to safety

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) today hosted an expert stakeholder... read>

MHRA - Simplified information requirements for advertising medicines to prescribers and suppliers, and updated Blue Guide

MHRA - Simplified information requirements for advertising medicines to prescribers and suppliers, and updated Blue Guide

The MHRA have announced that from 1st October 2014, companies marketing OTC medicines will be able... read>

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>

Events

PIPA Online Training : GVP    Module XV

If you’re looking to get to grips with the regulations and guidelines for communicating and coordinating safety information in the EU (to include patients and healthcare professionals), this course will provide you with a good introduction and equip you with the fundamental principles.

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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>