What is the Safer Medicines in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Information Consortium?

This network is formed of 16 organisations from the National Health Service (NHS), regulators, and leading third sector and charitable organisations. The aim of the consortium is to improve the dissemination of information for women who are considering pregnancy, are already pregnant or are breastfeeding. Read more “What is the Safer Medicines in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Information Consortium?”

EC proposes “HERA Incubator” initiative to pre-empt the threat of COVID-19 variants

The European Commission (EC) has proposed an action plan called the “HERA Incubator” to shape the European Union’s (EU’s) strategy for combating the threat of future COVID-19 variants. The initiative is modelled on the annual influenza vaccine programme. Read more “EC proposes “HERA Incubator” initiative to pre-empt the threat of COVID-19 variants”

MHRA provides guidance on managing COVID-19 vaccine deployment for ongoing non-COVID-19 clinical trials

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have updated their guidance document on managing clinical trials during COVID-19 with a new section pertaining to the management of non-COVID-19 trials in the context of the current COVID-19 vaccination programme. Read more “MHRA provides guidance on managing COVID-19 vaccine deployment for ongoing non-COVID-19 clinical trials”