Are transcripts needed for audio visual material?

  • 14.1

    14.1 Promotional material must not be issued unless its final form, to which no subsequent amendments will be made, has been certified by one person on behalf of the company in the manner provided for by this clause, subject to the provisions of the supplementary information to this clause where relevant. This person must be a registered medical practitioner or a pharmacist registered in the UK or alternatively, in the case of a product for dental use only, a UK registered dentist.

    The person certifying on behalf of the company must not be the person responsible for developing or drawing up the material.

Yes, the supplementary information to Clause 14.1 requires a written transcript or an electronic copy of the audio visual materials, providing the electronic copy is write protected and unable to be changed.