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Course classroom venues

The cost of accommodation is not included in the course cost. If required you should book accommodation yourself directly with the hotel. It is recommended that delegates stay at or close to the course venue as our courses are intensive and sometimes involve evening work.

UK venues

Reading, Berkshire

The Holiday Inn - Reading South, 500 Basingstoke Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 0SL, UK. The hotel is very close to Junction 11 of the M4 - 25 miles west of London's Heathrow Airport.

Telephone: + 44 (0) 871 942 9067



A special rate of £130 (including VAT) has been agreed with the hotel (subject to availability). This is for Bed and Breakfast and includes internet access. Quote "Inspired Pharma" when making your booking.

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Manchester Airport

Radisson Blu Hotel Manchester Airport,  Chicago Avenue, Manchester, M90 3RA.

The hotel is within easy access of the M56 motorway Junction 6 for Manchester Airport.

The hotel is only a short walk from the airport terminals and train station via the covered Skylink walkway.

Telephone: +44 (0) 161 490 5000



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Central London

Want to make the most of your visit to the UK?  This course is running in central London.   Why not stay a bit longer after the course and see the sights of London?

The Tower Hotel – St Katharine’s Way,  London E1W 1LD – opposite the Tower of London with rooms overlooking Tower Bridge and the Thames.

Telephone: + 44 (0)207 523 5063



This is where our course is held. The room rates do fluctuate and we have not been able to agree a ‘special’ rate for delegates. We suggest you call for the latest price.

Alternately there is an excellent Premier Inn within a short walk of the hotel – see for current rates (generally the earlier you book the lower the cost).

Gatwick Airport, West Sussex 

Sofitel London Gatwick – North Terminal, Gatwick Airport, West Sussex, RH6 0PH

Telephone: + 44 (0) 1293 567 070



Bed & breakfast rate of £165 per room per night for single occupancy including VAT. This includes Full English and Continental breakfast, Wi-Fi and use of the gym.Note that rates may vary depending on availability, so may be subject to some seasonal variability. The rate is for standard bedrooms. Should none be available a £30 per room per night upgrade charge would apply for Superior rooms which are the next room type. Car parking is on site at the Sofitel, with a reduced rate of £15 per car per 24 hours. This is subject to availability. 

Quote “Inspired Pharma” when making your booking.

Alternately there is an excellent Premier Inn within a 2-minute walk of the hotel – see for current rates (generally the earlier you book the lower the cost).

Cambridge City Centre

Hilton Cambridge City Centre, 20 Downing Street, Cambridge, CB3 3DT

Telephone: + 44 (0)1223 464491



This is where our courses are held. The room rates do fluctuate and we have not been able to agree a ‘special’ rate for delegates. We suggest you call for the latest price.

Overseas venues

JAPAN (Osaka)

We have now run four very successful courses in Japan and have plans to do so again as soon as this is practical.

If you would like to find out more, please contact us for more information.


These are held at The National Institute for Bioprocessing Research and Training (NIBRT), Fosters Avenue, Mount Merrion, Blackrock, County Dublin, Ireland

Telephone: +353 (0) 1 215 8100


For directions and hotel details please visit NIBRT’s own website (details below).

A Radisson Blu hotel is within walking distance of the course venue.

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Annex 1 2022 Section 10: Quality Control (QC)

This final article looks at the new requirements in section 10 on Quality Control. It is also a useful point at which to reflect on the 2022 version of annex and what might it mean.

Annex 1 2022 Section 9: Environmental and Process Monitoring

This article is covering section 9 which describes the annex 1 guidance for Environmental and Process Monitoring. Section 9 is now a centralized location for monitoring activities.

Annex 1 2022 Section 8: Production and Specific Technologies – part 3

In this final part of the article on section 8 we will look at Sterilization processes. The selection of a sterilization process should be based on scientific principles.

Annex 1 2022 Section 8: Production and Specific Technologies – part 2

This is the second part of the article covering section 8 of Annex 1 2022 and here we are looking at the requirements around Form fill seal and Blow fill seal.

Annex 1 2022 Section 8: Production and Specific Technologies – part 1

This next article in our series is about section 8, which is the largest section of Annex 1 and covers production and specific technologies

Annex 1 2022 Section 7: Personnel

In this article, we move onto the personnel section, section 7.

Annex 1 2022 Section 6: Utilities

In this article we expand upon the equipment section but looking at Utilities as described in section 6.

Annex 1 2022 Section 5: Equipment

In this article we look at the general requirements for the equipment used in the manufacturing of sterile products.

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About Inspired Pharma

We help people in Pharma organisations to continually improve their regulatory systems to gain competitive advantage and ensure compliance.

We offer a wide range of highly praised and respected classroom and online training courses and also provide our global pharma clients with consultancy support. Our classroom courses are available on a public schedule and also can be customised for inhouse delivery at a client site.

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Most of our public courses are currently being delivered using our proven 'live online interactive' courseware enabling you to attend the course from your home or workplace and be heard and seen throughout, just as you would be if we were in a room together. In 2022 we began to once again offer traditional classroom courses - see details on each course page.

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QP Quality Management Systems module

Each course typically consists of 10-20 minute chapters of content followed by a quiz based assessment. The QP courses feature tutor assessment too. The learning is accessed over the internet using desktop computers, laptops, tablets and even smartphones.

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