Dealing with out of specification (OOS) results: Part 2

Event 22 May 2023Location Online 13:00-14:00

This webinar builds on the principles described in Part 1 of this series and describes how to conduct a thorough and systematic microbiological investigation.


22 May 2023


Online 13:00-14:00

About the event

This webinar was targeted at all staff working within the field of pharmacy technical services.

Why it’s important

Environmental contamination in Grade A environments within pharmacy aseptic units presents a risk to the sterility of medicines being prepared. Understanding how to interpret and respond to out of specification results is critical to ensuring the quality and safety of aseptically prepared medicines.

What you’ll learn

This session builds on topics covered in Part 1 of this series and includes:

  • how to approach investigations in a systematic way
  • use of tools and techniques to provide structure
  • how to use your data to find or eliminate potential causes

Guest speaker

Neil McCormack

SPS Regional Quality Assurance Specialist (NW England)


The recording is now available (registration required).

Contact us

Please contact the QA team if you have any questions.