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

PIPA Training

 

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

ABPI: UK pharmaceutical industry response to new Brexit White Paper

ABPI: UK pharmaceutical industry response to new Brexit White Paper

Mike Thompson, ABPI Chief Executive, has issued a statement in response to the publication of 'The... read>

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>

Events

PIPA Conference 2017

5th & 6th October 2017, De Vere Wotton House, Surrey

Booking now open.

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PIPA Training: NEW - Advanced Medical Information Skills

27th April 2017, Chandos House, London - £350 + VAT

This new one-day intermediate / advanced course is aimed at individuals who are experienced Medical Information professionals and who wish to further develop their skills in this field.

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PIPA Training: NEW - Advanced Pharmacovigilance Skills: Current Hot Topics

16th May 2017, Chandos House, London - £350 + VAT

This new one-day intermediate / advanced course has been designed for pharmacovigilance managers and PV professionals with a number of years' experience.

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PIPA Training: NEW - PSMF

8th June 2017, Chandos House, London - £350 + VAT

This new one-day course is appropriate for anyone involved in compiling and maintaining the PSMF.

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PIPA Code Forum 2017

19th June, 18th September & 18th December 2017, HAYS, Cheapside, London - £600 + VAT

Throughout the course of each year, PIPA holds a series of 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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PIPA Online Training - How to facilitate a successful product launch

£40 + VAT

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

£40 + VAT

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

£40 + VAT

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

£40 + VAT

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

£40 + VAT

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

£40 + VAT

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

£40 + VAT

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

£60 + VAT

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>