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Qualified Person Personalised Programme (Q3P) in collaboration with UCL School of Pharmacy

 

What is a qualified person

A Qualified Person (QP) is essential to the safe control of medicines.

European Union pharmaceutical regulations state that no batch of medicinal product can be released for sale or supply without certification issued by a QP stating that the batch has been manufactured in accordance with the relevant requirements and legislation. Therefore the primary legal responsibility of the QP is to certify batches of:

  • Medicinal products prior to use in a clinical trial (human medicines products only)
  • Medicinal products prior to release for sale and placing on the market (human and veterinary medicinal products)

A QP needs to have extensive training, experience and in-depth critical understanding of all the aspects associated with pharmaceutical manufacturing.

The Qualified Person's Personalised Programme is essential to the safe control of medicines and needs to have extensive training and in-depth critical understanding of all the aspects associated with pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Our QP training scheme provides a personalised programme, tailored to your needs. The programme provides:

  • An initial gap analysis based on your CV and application information
  • A series of modules providing theoretical and practical knowledge, as outlined in the QP study guide
  • Site visits to the pharmaceutical industry to provide practical exposure
  • A number of mock vivas and peer reviews
  • Ongoing review of your QP application form.
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To apply for the Q3P course please go to Research Document Library or follow the link below:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/pharmacy/courses-and-PhD/clinical-trials-initiative/qualified-person/eligibility

For any further questions and information about the curriculum and application process please contact Christine Ward, Chief Pharmacist on 020 8869 2216 or email  christineward1@nhs.net. You can also contact Dr Khalid Sheikh, Course Director on 020 7753 5990.

You can also find out more about the Qualified Person's Personalised Programme from the UCL website.