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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

PIPA Training

 

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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News

MHRA: "making a success of Brexit"

MHRA: "making a success of Brexit"

On 11th August 2016, the MHRA issued an updated statement regarding its response to the outcome of... read>

MHRA: updated statement on the outcome of the EU referendum

MHRA: updated statement on the outcome of the EU referendum

On 15th July, the MHRA posted an update to their statement on the outcome of the EU referendum. read>

General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) response to EU referendum result

General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) response to EU referendum result

Duncan Rankin, Chief Executive of the GPhC, has commented on the implications of the EU referendum... read>

PIPA response to EU referendum result

PIPA response to EU referendum result

Following the result of the EU referendum, PIPA will be watching closely as any impact on the... read>

Events

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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19th September 2016 - First Steps in Medical Information

This course has been designed to meet the needs of people working within, or in close association with, Medical Information.  An ideal learning platform for relatively new starters or departmental administrators, including those working in related functions who would benefit from a better understanding of Medical Information practices, e.g. Pharmacovigilance, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, Sales and Marketing, Legal and Commercial. It provides the ideal opportunity to consolidate existing knowledge and get a complete overview of the important contribution Medical Information makes within the company.

20th September 2016 - First Steps in Pharmacovigilance

This course has been designed to meet the needs of people working within, or in close association with, Pharmacovigilance. An ideal learning platform for relatively new starters or departmental administrators, including those working in related functions who would benefit from foundational knowledge of Pharmacovigilance, e.g. Medical Information, Quality, Regulatory Affairs, Sales and Marketing, Legal and Commercial.

5th - 6th October 2016 - PIPA Conference, Delegate Booking

Delegate bookings are now being taken for the 2016 PIPA Conference at our preferential early bird rate.

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5th - 6th October 2016 - PIPA Conference, Exhibitor Booking

Exhibitor bookings are now being taken for the 2016 PIPA Conference at our preferential early bird rate.

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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.

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2016 Code Compliance Forums - 20th June; 19th September; 12th December

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The key objective of the PIPA Code Forum is to provide an opportunity for 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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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

EVMPD Bulk Update Tool

EVMPD Bulk Update Tool

We have done a bulk update through the xEVMPD at EMA for all licences for one of our clients and we... read>

French imputability scores

French imputability scores

Does anyone have any clear guidance on how to generate a French imputability score? I have a... read>

Out of hours call handling

Out of hours call handling

Please can you advise how you manage out of hours calls with regard to whether you have a dedicated... read>