Quality Assurance of Aseptic Preparation Services: Standards Handbook
Beaney, Alison M.
Edited by Alison M. Beaney, Regional Quality Assurance Specialist North East and North Cumbria, Chair NHS Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Committee, Visiting Professor, University of Sunderland.
All the standards have been revised and updated for this 5th edition. The text is produced on behalf of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and the NHS Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance Committee.
New in this edition:
- Replaces the 4th edition standards and forms the basis for an ongoing audit program in the NHS
- Many new and revised standards
- Greater emphasis on Pharmaceutical Quality Systems; the responsibilities of pharmacy management, Chief Pharmacists (or equivalent), has been expanded in line with developments in Good Manufacturing Practice
- Reformatted into 2 parts: standards and support resources.
The Handbook is essential for pharmacists, hospital pharmacy management and technical services teams, and auditors of unlicensed NHS hospital pharmacy aseptic preparation services in the UK, pharmacists and regulators. The text is used to inform standards used in several other countries.
- ISBN 978 0 85711 307 8
- Published Oct 2016
210 x 148mm (272pp)