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MHRA Information

MHRA Information

MHRA Information
 Within the UK, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), an
 executive agency of the Department of Health aim to enhance and safeguard the health of
 the public by ensuring that medicines and medical devices work and are acceptably safe.
 No product is risk-free. Underpinning their work lie robust and fact-based judgements to
 ensure that the benefits to patients and the public justify the risks.  
 
  • The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is the government agency which is responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical devices work, and are acceptably safe.
  • No product is risk-free. Underpinning the work of the MHRA lie robust and fact-based judgements to ensure that the benefits to patients and the public justify the risks.
  • The MHRA keep watch over medicines and devices, and take any necessary action to protect the public promptly if there is a problem.
  • The MHRA aim to make as much information as possible publicly available. The MHRA enable greater access to products, and the timely introduction of innovative treatments and technologies that benefit patients and the public.
  • The MHRA encourage everyone - the public and healthcare professionals as well as industry - to tell us about any problems with a medicine or medical device, so that we can investigate and take any necessary action. To find out more about the MHRA click here...
 
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