Penn cites yellow card system for near misses as basis for safety record

Penn is mightily pleased with safety record

By Gareth Macdonald

Banishing kettles, 'Gemba walks' and encouraging employees to report near misses have helped Penn Pharma to remain accident free at its high potency compound manufacturing facility in Wales.

Who's going places in pharma?

people on the move

Who's on the move?

By Fiona BARRY

The WHO Executive Board prepares for a special Ebola meeting, CEO leaves troubled biotech, and senior staff hired at Bayer and Immunocore...

The acquisition will add about 20 new employees to Parexel Informatics

Parexel acquires RTSM service provider ClinIntel

By Zachary Brennan

CRO Parexel International has acquired all of the outstanding equity securities of privately-owned and UK-based ClinIntel, a provider of clinical Randomization and Trial Supply Management (RTSM) services.

“The root causes of drug shortages are many and often involve a trigger in production factors or technical processes,

ISPE offers preview to drug shortages prevention plan

By Zachary Brennan

The International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) last week offered up a preview to its plan to help manufacturers avoid or mitigate drug shortages due to manufacturing or quality issues.

People on the move: Jobs in Pharma

People on the Move

People on the move: Jobs in Pharma

By Fiona Barry

Clinipace, Novasep, Lonza and CRF Health are the contract organisations shaking up their senior management in this week's column.


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