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Listed below are the current news stories on the website, listed in chronological order.

QCNW-Liverpool has recently completed a large study on the stability and continued potency of patient preparation of the Trastuzumab biosimilar Kanjinti, with the support of Amgen. The study covered a range of concentrations (0.3mg/ml to 21mg/ml) and containers (IV bags and Intermate devices), with the final reports being supplied to NHS Pharmacies within the United Kingdom. It is intended to have the data published to allow wider access to the data within the healthcare community, however, i...
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Published by: Quality Control North West Liverpool

QCNW-Liverpool has worked on the formulation of a Vancomycin Eye Drop preparation to establish a preparation with both good preservative efficacy and chemical stability. Carrying out the study on behalf of North West of England NHS Pharmacy Services, the laboratory has now supplied a report on both preservative efficacy and stability of the Vancomycin Eye Drop preparation. This work continues the laboratory's collaboration with the local NHS unit to help ensure ocular preparations ...
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Published by: Quality Control North West Liverpool

QCNW-Liverpool have recently completed a stability study on Pemetrexed preparations for NHS England. The report generated has been reviewed within the NHS Pharmacy R&D Group and circulated within the NHS. If you wish to have a copy of the report please use the ‘Contact’ section of the website.

Published by: Quality Control North West Liverpool

Covid Update

Throughout the Covid pandemic, QCNW-Liverpool has supplied drug literature reviews to NHS Aseptic Services within the North West region and to the NHS Pharmaceutical Research and Development Working Group; the purpose to provide additional stability information in support of the shelf life for the requested pharmaceutical product, reviewing factors such as diluent and drug incompatibilities, storage conditions, storage container type, as well as an in-use period for the preparation. Data...
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Published by: Quality Control North West Liverpool

Dr Lyndsay Davies has been a member of the NHS Pharmaceutical Research and Development Working Group since 2018. Lyndsay brings significant expertise to the group, particularly in the area of testing of biological molecules such monoclonal antibodies. In January 2020 Lyndsay was a presenter at UCLAN’s symposium:- Your Product in Their Hands: Toward predicting biopharmaceutical aggregation in practice and use.

Published by: Quality Control North West Liverpool

Following a recent inspection QCNW-Liverpool has successfully transitioned to the updated ISO 17025:2017 standard for accreditation as a testing laboratory. This is a demonstration of the commitment of the laboratories to continue to develop and improve and of the staff continued support and hard work.

Published by: Quality Control North West Liverpool

In November 2019 Luke Nelson presented a poster on ‘Supply of OPAT Presentations’ at the ‘NHS Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Technical Services Symposium’.

Published by: Quality Control North West Liverpool