The Executive Agency of the Department of Health. This site offers details of UK legislation and regulatory matters relating to the pharmaceutical market in the UK.
European Medicines Agency. The European Medicines Agency (EMEA) is a decentralised body of the European Union with headquarters in London. Its main responsibility is the protection and promotion of public and animal health, through the evaluation and supervision of medicines for human and veterinary use.
The electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC) provides electronic Summaries of Product Characteristics (SPCs) and Patient Information Leaflets (PILs). It provides information on thousands of licensed medicines available in the UK. The eMC is continuously updated with new and revised SPC and PIL information which, after approval by the licensing authorities, is submitted directly by pharmaceutical companies.
EUROPA is the portal site of the European Union. It provides up-to-date coverage of European Union affairs and essential information on European integration. Users can also consult all legislation currently in force or under discussion, access the websites of each of the EU institutions and find out about the policies administered by the European Union under the powers devolved to it by the Treaties.
The Green Book
The Green Book has information on vaccines and vaccination procedures, for vaccine preventable infectious diseases in the UK. Health professionals and immunisation practitioners can keep up to date with developments in the field and updates to the Green Book through regular vaccine update newsletters from the DOH.