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This guide advises pharmacists on pharmacovigilance, including their role in supporting the safe and effective use of medicines. There’s information on the importance of Risk Management Plans, the difference between routine and additional risk minimisation activities, and how to access risk minimisation information.

First published: 29 March 2023

Sections on this page

  • What is pharmacovigilance?
  • Why is pharmacovigilance important?
  • How can pharmacists support pharmacovigilance?
  • Risk management plan and strategy 
  • Risk minimisation measures – routine and additional risk minimisation activities
  • Where to access risk minimisation materials 
  • Further information

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