The United Kingdom pharmaceutical industry has set high standards of research, development, manufacturing and testing of its products in order to promote the healthcare of patients. The key factor in the success of the pharmaceutical industry is the quality of the people it employs and the training it provides to ensure the maintenance of the established high standards.
A Qualified Person, who is responsible for certifying the suitability for release of medicinal products as part of this industry, requires specialised training and experience in order to fulfil the requirements.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) of the Department of Health and the Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) of the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), require the Royal Society of Biology, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the Royal Society of Chemistry to assess the eligibility of their members for Qualified Person status.
Further information and eligibility is available in the application process section.
The Royal Society of Biology is committed to ensuring equal opportunities in the life sciences, and supports diversity throughout the pipeline; at school and higher education, in the workplace and training.
The Society have reinstated the opt in QP register form for the website displaying QPs regionally. The level of information to be displayed is entirely up to you. Please email the complete form to the QP officer.
Email us for further information.
Qualified Person Assessor Vacancies
The Royal Society of Biology has vacancies for two new Assessors to join its Eligibility for Qualified Persons Panel on a voluntary basis.
If this could be of interest to you, please take the time to view our advertisement containing information about the role, eligibility criteria and instructions for applying.
Application deadline: Wednesday 24th April 2019
16th Joint QP Symposium
Booking is now open for the QP Symposium on Thursday 16th May 2019 at BMA House, London WC1H 9JP. Please click here for further information.