Clause 2 Discredit to, and Reduction of Confidence in, the Industry

Clause

Activities or materials associated with promotion must never be such as to bring discredit upon, or reduce confidence in, the pharmaceutical industry.

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AUTH/3329/3/20 - Complainant v Boehringer Ingelheim No breach: 2, 9.1, 26.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 14 April 2020 Completed: 26 January 2021 AUTH/3293/1/20 - Anonymous v Boehringer Ingelheim Breach: 2, 7.2, 9.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 30 December 2020 Completed: 18 December 2020 AUTH/3347/5/20 - Member of the public v Strides Pharma Breach: 2, 9.1, 26.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 12 May 2020 Completed: 01 December 2020 AUTH/3339/4/20 - Employee v Accord Breach: 2, 9.1, 26.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 27 April 2020 Completed: 30 November 2020 AUTH/3332/4/20 - Anonymous v Sobi No breach: 2, 9.1, 15.2, 15.9 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 18 April 2020 Completed: 26 November 2020 AUTH/3309/2/20 - Complainant v Sintetica Breach: 2, 9.1, 26.1, 26.2 No breach: 9.1, 14.2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 16 February 2021 Completed: 19 November 2020 AUTH/3271/10/19 - Complainant v Napp Breach: 7.2, 7.9, 9.1, 26.1, 28.1 No breach: 2, 4.1, 7.4 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 28 October 2019 Completed: 25 September 2020 AUTH/3345/5/20 - Health professional v SOBI Breach: 2, 7.2, 7.4, 7.9, 9.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 06 May 2020 Completed: 23 September 2020 AUTH/3362/6/20 - Voluntary admission by Roche Breach: 9.1, 26.1 No breach: 2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 12 June 2020 Completed: 17 September 2020 AUTH/3308/2/20 - Anonymous/Director v GlaxoSmithKline Breach: 2, 4.1, 4.4, 4.6, 9.1, 29 No breach: 2, 4.1, 4.6, 12.1, 9.1, 28.6 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 11 February 2020 Completed: 17 September 2020 AUTH/3288/12/19 - NHS Worker v Biogen No breach: 2, 9.1, 12.1, 15.2, 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 13 December 2019 Completed: 16 September 2020 AUTH/3297/1/20 - Complainant v Britannia Breach: 2, 9.1, 26.1 No breach: 2, 9.1, 22.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 06 January 2020 Completed: 14 September 2020 AUTH/3318/3/20 - Anonymous v Camurus Breach: 2, 9.1, 22.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 12 March 2020 Completed: 08 September 2020 AUTH/3276/10/19 - Complainant v Ipsen Breach: 9.1, 26.1, 26.2 No breach: 2, 3.2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 25 October 2019 Completed: 28 August 2020 AUTH/3289/12/19 and AUTH/3290/12/19 - Complainant v Bristol Myers Squibb and Pfizer Breach: 9.1 No breach: 2, 4.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 17 December 2019 Completed: 25 August 2020 AUTH/3268/10/19 - Pharmacist v Merck Serono Breach: 2, 9.1, 9.10, 15.2, 15.4 No breach: 2, 3.2, 7.2, 9.1, 9.10, 15.2, 18.1, 20, 21 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 24 October 2019 Completed: 14 August 2020 AUTH/3270/10/19 - Complainant v Bayer Breach: 9.1 No breach: 2, 26.1, 26.2, 28.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 25 October 2019 Completed: 05 August 2020 AUTH/3263/11/19 - Anonymous v Almirall Breach: 7.2, 7.4, 9.1, 28.1 No breach: 2, 12.1, 14.1, 14.3, 26.1, 28.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 17 October 2019 Completed: 05 August 2020 AUTH/3256/10/19 - Anonymous v Novartis Breach: 9.1, 7.2, 7.4 No breach: 2, 3.2, 7.2, 7.4 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 08 October 2019 Completed: 04 August 2020 AUTH/3250/10/19 - Lilly/Director v Janssen Breach: 2, 3.2, 9.1, 29 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 04 October 2019 Completed: 03 August 2020 AUTH/3303/1/20 - Anonymous complainant v Vifor Breach: 7.2, 7.4, 9.1, 26.1, 28.1, 28.3 No breach: 2, 4.1, 4.9, 7.2, 7.4, 9.1, 26.3 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 23 January 2020 Completed: 03 August 2020 AUTH/3320/3/20 - Complainant v Takeda Breach: 4.1, 9.1 No breach: 2, 3.2, 9.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 10 March 2020 Completed: 30 July 2020 AUTH/3301/1/20 - Anonymous v Vifor Breach: 2, 4.1, 4.6, 4.9, 7.2, 7.3, 9.1, 14.1 No breach: 9.1, 12.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 22 January 2020 Completed: 27 July 2020 AUTH/3343/5/20 - Complainant v Shionogi Europe Breach: 2, 3.1, 9.1, 26.1, 26.2 No breach: 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 04 May 2020 Completed: 24 July 2020 AUTH/3244/9/19 - Employee v Leo Breach: 9.1, 16.3 No breach: 2, 3.1, 3.2, 9.1, 16.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 13 September 2019 Completed: 20 July 2020 AUTH/3299/1/20 - Complainant v Novo Nordisk Breach: 2, 9.1, 7.2, 15.1, 15.9, 26.2 No breach: 2, 3.2, 4.1, 7.3, 7.4, 7.9, 9.1, 14.1, 14.3, 14.5, 15.2, 16.1, 18.1, 18.2, 29 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 19 January 2020 Completed: 15 July 2020 AUTH/3295/1/20 and AUTH/3296/1/20 - Oncologist v AstraZeneca and Merck Sharp and Dohme Breach: 9.1 No breach: 2, 3.2, 9.1, 12.1, 23.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 02 January 2020 Completed: 10 July 2020 AUTH/3340/4/20 - Complainant v ViiV Healthcare Breach: 4.1, 9.1 No breach: 2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 30 April 2020 Completed: 10 July 2020 AUTH/3242/9/19 - Anonymous v Bayer Breach: 2, 9.1, 22.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 02 September 2019 Completed: 09 July 2020 AUTH/3334/4/20 - Health professional v Rayner Breach: 2, 9.1, 9.8, 26.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 21 April 2020 Completed: 03 July 2020 AUTH/3219/6/19 and AUTH/3220/6/19 - Voluntary admission from Otsuka Europe and Otsuka UK Breach: 2, 4.1, 9.1, 29 No breach: 4.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 25 June 2019 Completed: 03 July 2020 AUTH/3319/3/20 - Complainant v AstraZeneca No breach: 2, 4.1, 9.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 10 March 2020 Completed: 01 July 2020 AUTH/3202/6/19 - Pharmacist v Napp Breach: 9.1, 15.9 No breach: 2, 3.2, 15.2, 15.9 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 06 June 2019 Completed: 10 June 2020 AUTH/3213/6/19 - Anonymous v Janssen No breach: 2, 3.1, 3.2, 9.1, 12.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 20 June 2019 Completed: 10 June 2020 AUTH/3321/3/20 - Complainant v A Menarini Breach: 12.1 No breach: 2, 4.1, 9.1, 12.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 10 March 2020 Completed: 02 June 2020 AUTH/3258/10/19 - Complainant ex-employee v Novo Nordisk Breach: 7.1, 9.1 No breach: 2, 4.1, 7.1, 7.2, 7.5, 9.1, 12.1, 15.1, 15.2, 15.7, 15.8, 15.9 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 10 October 2019 Completed: 18 May 2020 AUTH/3246/9/19 and AUTH/3247/9/19 - Complainant v Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb Breach: 2, 4.1, 9.1, 7.2, 7.4 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 27 September 2019 Completed: 13 May 2020 AUTH/3215/6/19 and AUTH/3216/6/19 - GP v Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb Breach: 2, 3.2, 7.2, 7.3, 9.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 21 June 2019 Completed: 13 May 2020 AUTH/3218/6/19 - Anonymous ex-employee v Otsuka UK Breach: 7.3, 8.1, 9.1 No breach: 2, 7.2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 21 June 2019 Completed: 01 May 2020 AUTH/3204/6/19 - Anonymous pharmaceutical employee v GlaxoSmithKline No breach: 2, 9.1, 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 07 June 2019 Completed: 27 April 2020 AUTH/3273/10/19 - Complainant v Gedeon Richter Breach: 4.3, 9.1 No breach: 2, 12.1, 26.1, 28.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 28 October 2019 Completed: 24 April 2020 AUTH/3203/6/19 - Anonymous employee v Otsuka Europe Breach: 9.1, 26.1, 26.2, 28.1 No breach: 2, 9.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 07 June 2019 Completed: 23 April 2020 AUTH/3226/7/19 - Complainant v Teva Breach: 2, 3.2, 7.2, 9.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 16 July 2019 Completed: 07 April 2020 AUTH/3261/10/19 - Complainant v Novo Nordisk No breach: 2, 9.1, 12.1, 15.2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 12 October 2019 Completed: 03 April 2020 AUTH/3287/12/19 - Employee v UCB Breach: 3.1, 14.1, 9.1 No breach: 2, 4.1, 4.9, 4.10, 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 13 December 2019 Completed: 27 March 2020 AUTH/3291/12/19 - Aesthetics Health Professional v Allergan Breach: 2, 9.1, 26.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 17 December 2019 Completed: 16 March 2020 AUTH/3245/9/19 - Anonymous GP (assisted by an Ex Employee) v Novo Nordisk Breach: 7.2, 9.1 No breach: 2, 3.2, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.10, 8.1, 9.1, 15.2, 15.9 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 23 September 2019 Completed: 11 March 2020 AUTH/3283/11/19 and AUTH/3284/11/19 - CCG Senior Pharmacist v Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Breach: 2, 7.2, 8.1, 15.2 No breach: 7.3, 9.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 13 November 2019 Completed: 09 March 2020 AUTH/3240/8/19 - Voluntary admission from Colonis Breach: 2, 4.1, 9.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 15 August 2019 Completed: 26 February 2020 AUTH/3274/10/19 - Complainant v Diurnal Breach: 3.1, 4.1, 4.3, 9.1, 2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 24 October 2019 Completed: 18 February 2020 AUTH/3264/10/19 - Anonymous v Merz Breach: 9.1, 15.2 No breach: 2, 3.1, 9.1, 15.2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 24 October 2019 Completed: 13 February 2020 AUTH/3252/10/19 - Complainant v Lilly Breach: 9.1, 26.1, 28.1 No breach: 2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 07 October 2019 Completed: 07 February 2020 AUTH/3282/11/19 - ViiV/Director v Gilead Breach: 2, 9.1, 29 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 21 November 2019 Completed: 29 January 2020 AUTH/3236/8/19 - Health professional v Merck Sharp & Dohme Breach: 2, 7.2, 9.1, 24.1 No breach: 2, 9.1, 29 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 14 August 2019 Completed: 20 January 2020 AUTH/3239/8/19 - Pharmacist v Colonis Breach: 2, 3.2, 9.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 13 August 2019 Completed: 20 December 2019 AUTH/3198/5/19 - Complainant v Novo Nordisk Breach: 14.1, 15.2 No breach: 2, 3.2, 7.2, 7.4, 9.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 07 May 2019 Completed: 19 December 2019 AUTH/3243/9/19 - Ex-Employee v Allergen No breach: 2, 9.1, 18.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 29 July 2019 Completed: 22 November 2019 AUTH/3207/6/19 - Anonymous v Santen No breach: 2, 9.1, 11.1, 18.1, 22.1, 23.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 19 June 2019 Completed: 15 November 2019 AUTH/3172/3/19 - Anonymous v Sandoz No breach: 2, 9.1, 12.1, 15.2, 18.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 18 March 2019 Completed: 18 September 2019 AUTH/3208/6/19 - Member of the public v Merz Breach: 9.1, 15.2, 26.1 No breach: 2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 19 June 2019 Completed: 12 September 2019 AUTH/3210/6/19 - Patient v GlaxoSmithKline No breach: 2, 9.1, 14.5 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 20 June 2019 Completed: 06 September 2019 AUTH/3187/5/19 - Anonymous representative v Cipla No breach: 2, 3.2, 9.1, 16.3, 19.2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 09 May 2019 Completed: 20 August 2019 AUTH/3186/5/19 - Anonymous v Almirall No breach: 2, 9.1, 22.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 01 May 2019 Completed: 20 August 2019 AUTH/3161/2/19 - Employee v Leo Pharma Breach: 15.9 No breach: 2, 9.1, 9.9, 14.1, 15.6, 15.9, 19.1, 19.2 Applicable Code: 2016 Received: 19 February 2019 Completed: 18 June 2019 AUTH/3310/2/20: Ex-employee v Indivior No breach: 2, 9.1, 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 17 February 2020 Completed: 21 May 2019 AUTH/3058/8/18 - Pharmacists v Proveca Letter regarding the supply of unlicensed and off-label glycopyrronium Breach: 8.2, 9.1, 9.5, 2 Applicable Code: 2016 Received: 21 September 2018 Completed: 11 December 2018 AUTH/2965/8/17 - Anonymous employee v Biogen Company culture and bonus scheme Breach: 2, 15.7 No breach: 2, 9.1, 15.7 Applicable Code: 2016 Received: 07 August 2017 Completed: 22 March 2018 AUTH/2983/10/17 - Anonymous, non-contactable v Celgene Promotion of Abraxane to the public Breach: 9.1, 26.2 No breach: 2, 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2016 Received: 09 October 2017 Completed: 18 January 2018 AUTH/3285/12/19 - Ex-Employee v Daiichi-Sankyo Breach: 2, 9.1, 24.1, 24.4, 24.6, 24.7, 24.9 No breach: 24.10 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 30 November 2019 Completed: Interim case report AUTH/3199/5/19 - Pharmacosmos v Vifor Breach: 2, 29 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 15 May 2020 Completed: Interim case report AUTH/3224/7/19 - Pharmacosmos v Vifor Breach: 2, 7.2, 7.3, 8.1, 9.1 Applicable Code: 2019 Received: 14 July 2019 Completed: Interim case report