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Research Pharmacy

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Pharmacy is able to assist researchers in the design, set-up and management of clinical studies involving pharmaceuticals.

The services currently available are:

  • Receipt, storage, dispensing of drugs including aseptic dispensing of injectable medication
  • Assistance in the design of locally sponsored studies including production of prescriptions, drug accountability logs etc.
  • Assistance in obtaining the necessary regulatory approval for local studies
  • Sourcing of materials, including placebo’s, blinded drugs etc from licenced manufacturers of Investigational Medicinal Products (IMP) for use in local studies.




Pharmacy sources

The pharmacy has a number of ICH/GCP trained pharmacy technicians, who manage the pharmacy input into studies on a day to day basis. In addition to this, Liz Bedford (Principal R&D Pharmacist) works closely with the rest of the Research and Development Department, local researchers and commercial sponsors to facilitate set up of new studies.

If you are planning a new study or taking part in a commercially sponsored study please contact Liz Bedford to discuss any assistance pharmacy can give.