Medical devices

We’ll keep you updated on all the legal requirements for OTC medical devices, sharing our expertise to help you with self-regulation and compliance. In this hub, you’ll find our formal code of practice and supplementary guidance documents, as well as a summary of MHRA regulatory guidance. You can also check our services and latest training for members on OTC medical devices.

Regulatory intelligence for medical devices

PAGB members can access detailed regulatory intelligence on medical devices when logged in.

Advice and guidance

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About the PAGB process

Advertising services

The dedicated advertising team at PAGB is staffed by specialists skilled in providing fast and confidential advice on advertising compliance.

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Copy clearance top tips

Find out the advertising team’s top tips for ensuring copy is assessed and approved as efficiently as possible.

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Copy resubmission

Did you know there are changes you can make to advertising copy without needing to submit to PAGB for approval?

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Advertising toolkit guidance

The toolkit system has been created to enable members to self-approve copy based on toolkits of approved core claims.

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Advertising complaint procedure

This document explains the procedure for making complaint about promotional materials for products within PAGB membership, where another PAGB member is in control of the content.

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External complaints

This guidance explains the processes for reporting non-compliant advertising materials created by non-member companies.

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Pack design pre-vetting service

We offer pre-vetting of changes to pack design and layout for over-the-counter medicines as part of MHRA’s P3 expedited (P3Ex) assessment procedure.

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Medical devices in PAGB membership

Read our guidance on how to determine whether your medical device is within scope of PAGB membership.

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Upcoming training and events

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