Rules and Guidance for Pharmaceutical Distributors (commonly known as the Green Guide) provides you with a useful, single source of guidance and legislation on the distribution of medicines

The content is taken from the distributors’ section of the Orange Guide. Compiled by the Inspection, Enforcement and Standards Division, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), London, UK.

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11 Dec
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Green Guide December 2018 update

Updates have been made to the following section of the Rules and Guidance for Pharmaceutical Distributors:

Chapter 5 – UK Guidance on Wholesale Distribution Practice

Subsection – ‘Short-term Storage of Ambient and Refrigerated Medicinal Products – Requirements for a Wholesale Dealer’s Licence’

10 Jul
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Green Guide July 2018 update

July 2018: Rules and Guidance for Pharmaceutical Distributors now updated

Update has been made to UK Guidance on Wholesale Distribution Practice – Appointment and Duties of the Responsible Person as well as The Responsible Person Gold Standard.

The section has been updated to incorporate sub-headings and text: Responsible Person, Eligibility requirements, Responsibilities of an RP, Obligations of the Licence Holder, Contract RPs, Small companies, Knowledge requirements, Experience requirements, Assessment of RP knowledge and experience, Reporting arrangements, Deputy RP and delegation of RP activities, Dispute resolution.