Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Passport

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Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Passport

The Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Passport is the industry-standard quality assurance scheme recognising safety and regulatory compliance in the transportation, storage, and safe handling of healthcare products throughout the supply chain.

 

What is GDP Passport?

GDP Passport holders receive formal certification from the IEA and Life Sciences Ireland as well as being listed on the IEA website, assuring stakeholders and clients that the organisation adheres to GDP regulations and best practice in safety and quality.

Check here for a list of  our current GDP passport holders.

The process involves a full suite of standardised and certified training undertaken by all personnel involved in the supply chain.

The GDP Passport has four stages, please see below for more information:

*Please note only IEA and Life Sciences Ireland (LSI) approved training courses are accepted under the GDP Code of Practice. To obtain and maintain GDP Passport certification, organisations must complete the IEA-approved training courses listed above.

Why become a GDP passport holder:

  • Become certified in GDP regulatory and safety compliance
  • Minimise safety risks and ensure your procedures are fit for purpose
  • Maintain a competitive advantage

The GDP Passport is valid for 2 years after which you will be required to carry out a renewal audit.

Who Should Attend:

  • Supply Chain Managers
  • Quality / Safety Managers
  • Site Managers
  • Warehouse Managers
  • Accounts Personnel
  • Drivers
  • Personnel responsible for writing quality systems

Types of companies taking part in the GDP Programme:

  • Manufacturers of pharma products and medtech including medical devices
  • Warehouses and distribution centres dedicated for medicines
  • Logistics companies
  • Freight forwarders

For more information please contact Karen Hennessy or Paul Corbett on 01 661 2182 or training@irishexporters.ie

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