2021 ABPI Code of Practice – implementing the new Code

This course will help you figure out the detailed changes to the 2021 ABPI Code of Practice and the implications for your policies, guidelines and SOPs.

It will run online as a series of 6 x 1hr hour live webinars.  Three will look at the proposed changes and three will assess the actual changes once the new Code is confirmed, early 2021.  The course will help you plan for the changes and implement them once they are confirmed.  The course will also give you SOP checklists for any SOPs impacted by the changes.

£1,500 (+ VAT) per person.  Additional staff from the same company are £750 per person (+VAT).

Each webinar will be run twice to allow live participation.  Sessions will also be recorded and will be available for 2 weeks if you can’t make the live session.

The course will be given online as six live webinars

Part 1:  Proposed changes to the 2021 ABPI Code of Practice

Session 1:  In-depth review of exactly what the proposed changes are
5th October or 5th November 2020 at 2pm-3pm

Session 2: How do the proposed changes impact your policies, guidelines and SOPs (part 1)
16th October or 11th November 2020 at 11am – 12 noon

Sessions 3: How do the proposed changes impact your policies, guidelines and SOPs (part 2)
21st October or 16th November 2020 at 11am – 12 noon

Part 2:  Confirmed changes to the 2021 ABPI Code of Practice

Session 4:  In-depth review of exactly what the confirmed changes are
Early 2021 – dates to be confirmed when new Code is published

Session 5: How do the confirmed changes impact your policies, guidelines and SOPs (part 1)
Early 2021 – dates to be confirmed when new Code is published

Sessions 6: How do the confirmed changes impact your policies, guidelines and SOPs (part 2)
Early 2021 – dates to be confirmed when new Code is published


What will be covered?

  • In-depth explanations of exactly what is changing/has changed in the 2021 Code
  • Checklists for any SOPs that are impacted by the Code, helping you update your policies
  • Practical tips for writing SOPs – what Code related SOPs should you have and what should they contain
  • Broader implications of the Code changes, such as training and disclosure

Course trainers

  • The course will be run by two ABPI Code of Practice experts who have both been working in the pharmaceutical industry for more than 30 years
  • Jayne Packham is a leading Code trainer, working with many pharmaceutical companies and agencies giving bespoke online and face to face courses, and Code case updates
  • Clare Schofield, Compliance Pathways, is also a Code trainer but also has considerable experience writing Code SOPs, policies and undertaking gap analysis for companies

This course is good for …

  • Those who need an in-depth understanding of the 2021 ABPI Code changes
  • It is particularly suited for those writing, reviewing or implementing Code related SOPs, policies and guidelines

Booking terms

In the event of unforeseen circumstances, we reserve the right to cancel or alter the content or speakers without notice. We will not be liable for any costs you’ve incurred such as travel or accommodation. If you cancel your place up to 20 days before the event you will receive a full refund less £100 administration fee. After this date, fees will not be refunded. Substitutions can be made at any time without charge.


Booking Details

Available spaces remaining: 28

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Ticket Type Price Spaces
First delegate in a company £1,500.00
Additional delegate in company £750.00


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