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Make GMP training more interesting

September 28, 2012

Dominic Parry

At some point every year (or perhaps every 2 years) someone in a pharmaceutical organisation will say “It’s time to think about this year’s GMP training”.  This statement will usually be received with little enthusiasm from those who hear it, but nevertheless a plan will be formed to deliver the training over the next 4 or 5 months or so.  On the day of the training the majority of delegates will arrive with equally low levels of enthusiasm as the annual chore of GMP training begins.  “Right – let’s make a start” the trainer will say, as the delegates think “well let’s get this over and done with” as they listen (whilst trying to stay awake) to the focus area of this year’s training – which is usually what they did so badly wrong last year! Read more

Procedure or documented procedure?

September 25, 2012

Dominic Parry

In many standards that exist there are often statements such as “there must be a procedure to control training records”.  Whilst I am sure that none of you will disagree with a statement such as this there is an element of unclarity in the statement itself.  It surrounds the use of the word procedure and what is meant by a procedure.  Read more

Top Ten Posts from this blog

September 11, 2012

Dominic Parry

Thank you for constantly visiting this blog.  In case you missed them – here are the top 10 posts by number of hits over the past 6 months.  The most popular is first. Read more

Management Review – what is it for?

September 10, 2012

Dominic Parry

In this post we look at the reasons for performing Management Review, where the idea of Management Review has come from, what should be discussed, what the outcomes should be, who should attend and how often they should take place.  Read more

Dealing with non-conformities

September 4, 2012

Dominic Parry

When non-conformities are raised during audits a sequence of events needs to follow afterwards in order to deal with the non-conformity correctly.  This post highlights the main process that good auditors should use, as well as highlighting any potential problem areas. Read more

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