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This section provides details of new items added to the site as well as a full archive of our press releases and statements. It also includes our Press Office contacts and a photo and image library of downloadable images suitable for print output.
Latest news and press releases
09 Jan 2012 | Progress is made on concerns about dispensing errors
The MHRA, the four UK Health Departments and chief pharmacists (or their representatives), representatives of the General Pharmaceutical Council, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Pharmaceutical Society of Northern Ireland, and the Association of Pharmacy Technicians UK, met on 4 January 2012 to consider the next steps to address concerns about the risk of prosecution where an inadvertent dispensing error is made.
07 Jan 2012 | New MHRA website home page
We are pleased to announce the launch of a brand new home page for our website www.mhra.gov.uk which went live today (Saturday 7 January 2012).
06 Jan 2012 | Poly Implant Prothese (PIP) breast implants update
The government has announced this afternoon new advice concerning PIP silicone gel filled breast implants, based on advice from its Expert Advisory Group. This advice can be found on the Department of Health website
23 Dec 2011 | Press statement: PIP breast implants – UK medical devices regulator says no evidence to support routine removal
Following the announcement in France today, the MHRA is not recommending routine removal of Poly Implant Prosthese (PIP) silicone gel breast implants in the UK.
19 Dec 2011 | Press release: UK medicines and medical devices regulator awards first elective prize for medical students
A Kings College Medical School student with a special interest in hip replacement surgery is the recipient of the Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency’s (MHRA) first Trainee Doctors Advisory Board (TRAB) elective prize.
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