Why Become a Member?

PIPA is a membership association for professionals working within the fields of medical information, pharmacovigilance and related functions in the pharmaceutical industry.

PIPA provides training, events, guidance, resources and networking opportunities to assist our members in their roles.

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PIPA Conference 2016

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Pharmacovigilance

Resources specifically developed for individuals working within Pharmacovigilance.

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Medical Information

Resources specifically developed for individuals working within Medical Information.

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News

MHRA Inspectorate Blog: Reference Safety Information II

MHRA Inspectorate Blog: Reference Safety Information II

This blog, written by Balall Naeem, follows up on queries raised in response to her first... read>

ABPI: response to BMJ article on US clinical trials with financial links to the pharmaceutical industry

ABPI: response to BMJ article on US clinical trials with financial links to the pharmaceutical industry

The ABPI have responded to a new study recently published in the British Medical Journal... read>

ABPI: response to NICE - NHS England consultation on evaluating and funding new medicines

ABPI: response to NICE - NHS England consultation on evaluating and funding new medicines

The ABPI has announced its response to the consultation by NICE and NHS England on evaluating and... read>

EMA: PRAC Meeting Highlights, 9th-12th January 2017

EMA: PRAC Meeting Highlights, 9th-12th January 2017

The EMA have published highlights from its January 2017 meeting of the Pharmacovigilance Risk... read>

Events

24th Jan 2017 - PIPA PV webex

12-1pm
The first free monthly PIPA pharmacovigilance online meeting - run by PV professionals for PV professionals.

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25th Jan 2017 - PIPA MI webex

12 - 1pm
The first free monthly PIPA medical information online meeting - run by MI professionals for MI professionals.

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PIPA Code Forum 2017

Throughout the course of each year, PIPA holds a series of four Code forums to provide an opportunity for company representatives to meet on a regular basis to discuss issues related to the Code and other legislation regulating promotional/non-promotional activities.

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1st March 2017 - PIPA Managers' Forum

10.00am - 4pm
This forum provides an opportunity for individuals to develop management tools and skills and share best practice.

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PIPA Online Training - How to facilitate a successful product launch

Aimed primarily at Medical Information personnel, this course looks at the role of the Medical Information team in ensuring a successful product launch.

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PIPA Online Training - Data Protection

PIPA is delighted to be able to offer a specialist online training course on data protection specifically for the pharmaceutical industry. The course has been written by Amanda Kearsley, a data protection solicitor and director of law:matix.

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PIPA Online Training - GVP Module I

If you’re looking to get to grips with the regulations and guidelines for pharmacovigilance systems and their quality systems, this course will provide you with a good introduction and equip you with the fundamental principles.

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PIPA Online Training - GVP Module III

If you’re looking to get to grips with the regulations and guidelines for pharmacovigilance inspections, this course will provide you with a good introduction and equip you with the fundamental principles.

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PIPA Online Training - GVP Module IV

This course provides a comprehensive overview of Module IV (Pharmacovigilance Audits) of the Guideline on Good Pharmacovigilance Practices produced by the European Medicines Agency.

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 Module VI

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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Discussion Forums - Hot Topics

Disaster recovery for medical information enquiries

Disaster recovery for medical information enquiries

We are looking at backup times for our medical information database to recover data following a... read>

ICH E6(R2)

ICH E6(R2)

Has your organisation implemented ICH E6(R2) into either project risk-assessment; broader principles... read>

Serious ICSRs from outside of EU - expectedness when reporting in the EU

Serious ICSRs from outside of EU - expectedness when reporting in the EU

If we receive a serious unexpected ICSR from the US, should we ascertain expectedness against the EU... read>