Tag Archives: Medicines Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

Patient Safety Reporting Systems: Integrated Development (E-Health Insider)

Summary NHS England and the MHRA are working to integrate the two national reporting systems for patient safety in the NHS. The National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS), previously run by NPSA, and one run by MHRA are being merged … Continue reading

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Heart Risk Warning Over Painkiller Diclofenac (BBC News / MHRA)

Summary The medicines regulator has advised that the painkiller diclofenac should not be used by people with heart problems. A European review found a small increased risk of heart attack and stroke. “The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said … Continue reading

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Clinical Trials Toolkit (NIHR)

Summary The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)‘s Clinical Trials Toolkit provides practical advice to researchers when designing and conducting publicly funded clinical trials in the UK. This toolkit uses an intuitive interactive routemap to assist navigation, and supplies information on best practice, with … Continue reading

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Health and Social Care Act 2012 Explained (Department of Health)

Summary This series of Department of Health factsheets on the Health and Social Care Act 2012 explains the topics and themes covered in the Act. The factsheets include case studies and try to answer frequently asked questions (FAQs). They fall into three … Continue reading

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