The Code sets standards for the promotion of medicines to health professionals and other relevant decision makers in the UK. It includes requirements for the provision of information to patients and the public and relationships with patient groups. The Code also applies to a number of areas that are non-promotional.
Please note that there will be a delay before the Interactive Code for 2019 can go live.
During the period 1 January to 30 April 2019 no material or activity was regarded as being in breach of the Code if it failed to comply with its provisions only because of requirements which the 2019 Code introduced.
The Code covers:
The detailed provisions in the Code aim to ensure that pharmaceutical companies operate in a responsible, ethical and professional manner.