Good Clinical Practice & The Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations and Amendments (for pharmacy staff)

Members of pharmacy staff working in any of the King's Health Partners organisations (KCL, KCH, GSTT, IoPPN & SLaM), in all roles, are likely to encounter Investigation Medicinal Products and/or clinical trial participants as part of their standard duties. The GCP for Pharmacy Staff Course will equip you with the knowledge and understanding required to appropriately manage and document those products and patients.

If you think that this is the appropriate course for you, please select the booking form below.

Pharmacy Booking Form

If you are unsure or want further guidance on appropriate training, please feel free to contact us.

Course Outline

This course will provide an informal but intensive overview of the fundamentals of Good Clinical Practice. The training is based on the principles of GCP and The Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations SI. 2004/1031 and subsequent amendments, which have transposed the EU Clinical Trials and Good Clinical Practice Directives into UK law.

  • By the end of this course you will:
    • Know what GCP is and how it applies to you
    • Understand the history of GCP and current regulatory requirements
    • Be aware of the principles and conditions of GCP
    • Understand the importance of documentation and good record keeping
    • Understand what an MHRA inspector will look for when visiting a site


This course is accredited by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.


This course is available for free to all members of KCL, IoPPN, KCH, Guy’s, St Thomas’ and SLaM staff.



  Dates & Venues:

  • Monday 25th September 2017
    Weston Education Centre,
    Denmark Hill Campus

  • Thursday 26th October 2017
    Full - Waiting List
    Room 1
    16th Floor, Tower Wing,
    Guy's Hospital

  • Tuesday 28th November 2017
    Room 1
    16th Floor, Tower Wing,
    Guy's Hospital