• Obituary: Dr Richard Tiner MBBS DRCOG PFPM

    It is with great sadness that the Unit has learned of the death of one of our Trustees and good friend, Dr Richard Tiner. Dr Tiner qualified from The Middlesex Hospital Medical School in 1974. He trained in General Practice in Taunton, Somerset and worked as a GP Principal in Taunton from 1980 – 1996.  […]

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  • What are the main objectives of PASS studies for Risk Management?

    In this short blog and video, Saad Shakir outlines the main objectives for PASS studies and describes the characteristics of those who are able to conduct such studies: The objectives of Risk Management Studies are essentially to reduce the uncertainties related to the limitations of pre-marketing data and examine the effects of the different characteristics […]

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  • DSRU are pleased to announce a new two day course on Medication Errors

    This interactive course is designed to provide delegates with the necessary skills and knowledge required to collect, assess and report medication error information in line with the recommendations from the European Medicines Agency. Further information, including the full programme and how to book can be found on the course page here.

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  • Quantitative measurement of the impact of Pharmacovigilance decisions

    The DSRU has recruited new research fellow, Samantha Lane, to start a new project to measure the impact of product withdrawals and other major pharmacovigilance actions on the public health burden since the implementation of the EU PV legislation in 2012. The results will be compared with those of two previous DSRU studies which looked […]

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