About

GMDP Symposium, London

The GMP event is ideal for pharmaceutical industry professionals in quality control and quality assurance, regulatory and compliance involved in manufacturing medicines and is complemented by the GDP event which covers distribution aspects.

The GDP event is suitable for small, medium or large wholesalers and would benefit managers and key staff members involved in procuring, supplying, exporting, and storing medicines as well as Responsible Persons.


GDP Symposium, Glasgow (Repeat of the London GDP Symposium)

This event is ideal for pharmaceutical industry professionals working in quality control and quality assurance, regulatory and compliance within the manufacturing and distribution of medicines.

The event is suitable for small, medium or large wholesalers and would benefit managers and key staff members involved in procuring, supplying, exporting and storing medicines as well as Responsible Persons.


The events will provide latest information and guidance on changing legislation and increasing complexity in the manufacturing and distribution chain. The symposium will offer a highly interactive ‘hands on’ learning experience; detailed workshop sessions will review actual sample deficiencies found by regulators and explain how to address and improve compliance in these critical areas.


Benefits of attending:

1. gain greater knowledge of the quality issues affecting your organisation

2. have a clear understanding of your key QP and RP responsibilities and accountabilities with a clear focus on the legal and compliance aspects

3. gain detailed knowledge on the best in class standards of GMP and GDP and why is it so essential for patient safety

4. recognise commonly seen GMP/GDP deficiencies and learn how to improve compliance in your organisation

5. be familiar with new GMP and GDP guidelines as covered by EU directives/regulations and guidelines

6. have a comprehensive understanding of the MHRA expectations and how to address and correct actual deficiencies

7. an opportunity to share concerns and learn directly from the MHRA

8. discover what your peers are doing through managed workshops and network with like-minded professionals

9. learn how to apply Quality Risk Management principles across your supply chain and manufacturing processes, allowing you to make best use of your resources

10. meet the experts: attend surgery sessions with key speakers.


Delegates attending the MHRA GMDP and MHRA GDP symposium will be eligible to claim 5.5 CPD points per day.

 

Mobile App

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Agendas

These agendas are draft and subject to change.

The GDP Symposium is on 21st November and then repeated on 23rd November at the Novotel London West.

The GDP Symposium will also take place on the 28th November at the Hilton Glasgow.

The GMP Symposium is on 22nd November and then repeated on 24th November at the Novotel London West.

  • Registration and Refreshments

  • Welcome & Latest Changes within the Inspectorate

    • Richard Andrews, Unit Manager Inspectorate Operations GMP / GPvP, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • Introduction to the Symposium

    • Claire Glenister, GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • Risk Management

    What is risk? How to identify risk, How to manage risk, Risk assessments, Risks in QMS, Including an interactive session

    • Peter Coombs, Operations Manager, GDP Inspectorate, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Jacqueline Masayi, GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Claire Glenister, GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Madeleine Ault, Senior GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • Resfreshment / Networking break and Inspectors Surgery

  • The Role of Enforcement, interactions with GDP, current trends / topics case study

  • Lunch and Inspectors Surgery

  • Transportation and Export

    Including an interactive session

    • Phil Neale, GDP Operations Manager, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Tony Orme, Senior GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Terry Madigan, GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Cheryl Blake, Senior GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • Refreshment / Networking break and Inspectors Surgery

  • Top five deficiencies

    • Peter Brown, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • Falsified Medicines Directive Update

    • Peter Blundell, Senior GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • The Quiz

    • Bernie Wilson, GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Sara Berry, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • Closing remarks

    • Peter Coombs, Operations Manager, GDP Inspectorate, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Phil Neale, GDP Operations Manager, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • After hours inspectors' surgery

    GDP Inspectors

  • Registration and refreshments

  • Morning sessions

    • Setting the scene: Deficiency data, regulatory updates, organisational behaviour and knowledge management, critical thinking and quality risk management

    • Refreshment / networking break

    • Production: Application of quality risk management to production, including sterility assurance and cross contamination, and an update on Annex 1 (Sterile Medicinal Products)

  • Lunch / networking break

  • Afternoon sessions

    • Supply chain: Application of quality risk management to aspects of the supply chain such as contract laboratories

    • Refreshment / Networking break

    • Q&As to the panel

    • Closing address

  • Close

These agendas are draft and subject to change.

The GDP Symposium is on 21st November and then repeated on 23rd November at the Novotel London West.

The GDP Symposium will also take place on the 28th November at the Hilton Glasgow.

The GMP Symposium is on 22nd November and then repeated on 24th November at the Novotel London West.

  • Registration and Refreshments

  • Welcome & Latest Changes within the Inspectorate

    • Richard Andrews, Unit Manager Inspectorate Operations GMP / GPvP, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • Introduction to the Symposium

    • Claire Glenister, GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • Risk Management

    What is risk? How to identify risk, How to manage risk, Risk assessments, Risks in QMS, Including an interactive session

    • Peter Coombs, Operations Manager, GDP Inspectorate, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Claire Glenister, GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Madeleine Ault, Senior GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • Resfreshment / Networking break and Inspectors Surgery

  • The Role of Enforcement, interactions with GDP, current trends / topics case study

  • Lunch and Inspectors Surgery

  • Transportation and Export

    Including an interactive session

    • Phil Neale, GDP Operations Manager, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Tony Orme, Senior GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Terry Madigan, GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Cheryl Blake, Senior GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • Refreshment / Networking break and Inspectors Surgery

  • Top five deficiencies

    • Peter Brown, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • Falsified Medicines Directive Update

    • Peter Blundell, Senior GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • The Quiz

    • Bernie Wilson, GDP Inspector, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Sara Berry, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • Closing remarks

    • Peter Coombs, Operations Manager, GDP Inspectorate, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
    • Phil Neale, GDP Operations Manager, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
  • After hours inspectors' surgery

    GDP Inspectors

Venues

London Venue

Novotel London West
1 Shortlands
London
W6 8DR

Tel: 020 8741 1555
Website: www.novotellondonwest.co.uk

Location

With 3 of London's main tube lines within a 3 minute walk of the hotel, as well as innumerate bus lines, Novotel London West is an ideal base to reach corporate offices or the Capital's main shopping areas. Located just off the A4 and outside the Central London Congestion ZoneLocated just off the A4 and outside the Central London Congestion Zone, the hotel is just a 20 minute drive from London Heathrow.

Parking

Novotel London West offers over 240 on-site car parking spaces (charged at £1.50 per hour for hotel residents) and 5 coach bays, all of which are secure and under cover. For enquiries please call +44(0)208 2377 540.

Glasgow Venue

Hilton Glasgow
1 William Street
Glasgow
G3 8HT

 

Location

Easily accessed by road, rail and air, the Hilton Glasgow is located a short walk from Glasgow Central Train Station. For travel directions from your location please visit the venue website.

Travel

From the East (M8): At junction 18, exit on the right onto A804. Taking a slight left onto St George's Road (A804) and continue to follow A804. Turn left onto William Street and take the first right to arrive at Hilton Glasgow. 

From the West (M8): Exit toward A198/Clydebank/Anderson. Keep right at the fork to continue toward Pitt Street taking a left onto Pitt Street. Take the first left onto St Vincent Street, verging left to stay on St Vincent turn left onto Newton Street. Take first onto William Street and take the first right to arrive at Hilton Glasgow.

Accommodation

London Accommodation

Novotel London West, Hammersmith (Symposium Venue)

One Shortlands, Hammersmith, London, W6 8DR
Tel: 0871 663 9222
Web: http://www.novotellondonwest.co.uk/

Subject to availability, a limited number of single occupancy rooms are available between Monday 20th November - Thursday 23rd November at a rate of £175.00 inclusive of VAT and breakfast for single occupancy. 

Please note, there is a £10 supplement for double occupancy.

To book, please call or email the hotel and quote "MHRA Allocation" to access these rates.  Tel: 0208 741 1555 or email h0737-re@accor.com


The BEST WESTERN PLUS Seraphine Hammersmith Hotel

84 King Street, Hammersmith, London, W6 0QW
Tel: 020 8600 0555
Web: http://www.bestwestern.co.uk/hotels/seraphine-hammersmith-hotel-hammersmith-83953/hotel-info/default.aspx

The BEST WESTERN PLUS Seraphine Hammersmith Hotel is located on King Street just a few minutes' walk from the Hammersmith Tube and bus stations.
The hotel is approximately a 10 minute transfer by public transport to the Novotel London West.

Subject to availability, rooms are available between Monday 20th November - Thursday 23rd November at a rate of £139.00 B&B (including VAT).

Please call or email the hotel and quote "Sera15" to access these rates.
To book, please call 020 8600 0555 or email sales@seraphinehotel.co.uk.


Ibis London Shepherd's Bush

3-5 Rockley Road, London, W14 0DJ
Tel: 020 7348 2020

Subject to availability rooms are available between Monday 20th November – Thursday 23rd November starting from £109.00 room only (including VAT).

To book, please visit the website at https://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-7813-ibis-london-shepherds-bush-hammersmith/index.shtml 

Glasgow Accommodation

Hilton Glasgow (Symposium Venue)

1 William Street, Glasgow, G3 8HT
Tel: 0141 204 5555
Web: http://www.hiltonglasgow.co.uk/

When booking please use http://group.hilton.com/meetingdiscount and quote ACMTGA for discount. The rates are the best B&B rates at the time of booking, with a 15% discount. 


Hotel ibis Glasgow City Centre

220 W Regent Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City, G2 4DQ
Tel: 0141 619 9000
Web: http://www.ibis.com/

Rates from £67 per night including VAT, breakfast is optional and is charged at £8.95 per person. 

To book, please visit the website at http://www.ibis.com/gb/hotel-3139-ibis-glasgow-city-centre-sauchiehall-st/index.shtml 

The hotel is approximately 7 minutes walk from the event venue (Glasgow Hilton).


Novotel Glasgow Centre

181 Pitt Street, Glasgow, G2 4DT
Tel: 0141 619 9001
Email: H3136@accor.com
Web: http://www.accorhotels.com/gb/hotel-3136-novotel-glasgow-centre/index.shtml

Rates from £95 per night including breakfast. When booking please quote code ‘53932863’ and GDP Symposium asking for ‘Alexandra Hodge’.

Bookings can be made via email H3136-RM@accor.com or via telephone 0141 222 9244.

The hotel is approximately 9 minutes walk from the event venue (Glasgow Hilton).


Hampton by Hilton Glasgow Central

140 West Campbell Street, Glasgow, G2 4TZ
Tel: 0141 428 4441
Web: http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/united-kingdom/hampton-by-hilton-glasgow-central-GLAGCHX/index.html

When booking please use www.group.hamptoninn.com/gdpsymposium to access discounted rate.

Limited room available from £89.00 including VAT and breakfast for single occupancy. 

Register

Here you can book a ticket for either the GMP, GDP or a combined ticket for both, in London. You can also book a standalone ticket for the GDP in Glasgow. The Glasgow GDP Symposium is a repeat of the London event.

Date Event Location
21 November 2017 GDP Symposium London
22 November 2017 GMP Symposium London
23 November 2017 GDP Symposium London
24 November 2017 GMP Symposium London
28 November 2017 GDP Symposium Glasgow


London single day Early Bird

£495+VAT

London combined Early Bird

£795+VAT

Glasgow Early Bird GDP

£495+VAT

Delegate Area Login

Once registered, you can login to either event via the forms below. Please note that if you have registered for the Glasgow GDP event, you must use the Glasgow GDP Event Login form on the right hand side of the screen.

London GMDP Event Login

Glasgow GDP Event Login

Contact

MHRA have appointed Glasgows to organise the event and host the online registration process.

For more information about other MHRA events please visit the conference and education section of the MHRA website: www.mhra.gov.uk.