Purpose of this document

 

The purpose of this national policy document is to:-

  • define the arrangements for the quality assessment of licensed medicines in support of the national contracting process.
  • define the roles and responsibilities of Regional Quality Assurance (QA) specialists in the contracting process for licensed medicines
  • ensure equity and consistency of the quality and medication error potential assessment process and ongoing contract support
  • to define the process for reporting the outcome of the quality and medication error potential assessments to contracting teams and purchasers to support risk based decision making.

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