Professional bodies

Keeping up to date with important issues affecting our clients is imperative to CK Clinical to ensure we provide a high quality specialist pharmaceutical recruitment service. To ensure that we are aware of regulatory changes, developments in technology and employment trends, as well as keeping our training up to date, CK Clinical maintain a membership of the following professional bodies:

Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) – The REC is the representative body for the UK’s £27 billion private recruitment and staffing industry with a membership of more than 8,000 corporate members. All members must abide by an REC Code of Professional Practice.

Pharmaceutical and Pharmacovigilance Association (PIPA) – The Pharmaceutical Information and Pharmacovigilance Association (PIPA) exists to support and assist members in the development of their professional skills and responsibilities. PIPA is the professional organisation for individuals who are involved in the provision and management of information and those involved in the fulfilment of regulatory requirements relating to drug safety.

Association of Clinical Data Management (ACDM) – The ACDM provides opportunities for the membership to develop standards within the profession. We also seek to enhance the individual skills, knowledge and professional development of our members. The intent is to equip them to participate more effectively in the mainstream of drug development. CK Clinical also make regular contributions to the ACDM through the Electronic Data Capture special interest group (EDC SIG) to provide assistance facilitating EDC meetings and help raise the profile of the EDC SIG.

Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry (PSI) – The PSI provides a forum for regular discussion of statistics and issues relating to the practice of statistics in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as promoting Good Statistical Practice within the industry.

One Nucleus – One Nucleus is a networking organisation for Cambridge and the East of England, their original goal was to provide a platform for biotechnology and related companies to meet and interact through attending regular meetings. Now One Nucleus host numerous networking events and provide training as well as publishing newsletters and surveys amongst other supportive activities for Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical companies in the East of England and Cambridge.

The Organisation for Professionals in Regulatory Affairs (TOPRA) – TOPRA is the global organisation for Regulatory Affairs professionals and for those who have an interest in Regulatory Affairs in the healthcare sector. TOPRA is an invaluable resource of Training and Development as well as a great source of news and industry resources for the Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices and Biotechnology industry.

For more information on how CK Clinical keeps up to date with industry news contact us