Here you will find all information relevant to OTC medicines, from codes and guidance, to training workshops.
This workshop gives you an overview of the self-regulatory system for OTC medicines advertising and how this applies to your campaigns.
Here you will find all information relevant to medical devices, from codes and guidance, to training workshops.
This workshop gives you an overview of the rules around advertising medical devices and provides practical advice on keeping your campaigns compliant.
Here you will find all information relevant to food supplements, from codes and guidance, to training workshops.
Find out what regulations apply to food supplements products and what this means for your brands.
Access the latest PAGB news, regulatory updates and news and views from the Health and Food Supplements Information Service.
Read our latest media statements released in response to media issues affecting the consumer healthcare industry (members only).
Find out about PAGB’s policy positions, including the latest updates, resources and PAGB activity.
This report showcases the current and potential impact of OTC usage in the UK.
We are the only trade association representing the interests of manufacturers of branded OTC medicines, self-care medical devices and food supplements in the UK.
Find out more about PAGB, our strategy and our Board.
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At PAGB, we aim to drive improvements in consumer healthcare by working with government, policy makers, NHS and regulators, as well as with our partners in the health and pharmacy sectors. Our mission is to empower more people to self-care for self-treatable conditions, and in doing so, narrow health inequalities and protect vital NHS resources by reducing the number of unnecessary GP appointments and A&E visits. We also want to create a healthy environment for industry to continue to develop innovative and effective self-care products.
We work closely with our members to develop an industry-wide position in response to consultations and to define our core policy priorities:
We also represent our members on working groups and in regular bilateral meetings with stakeholders leading policy on medicines and devices regulation, advertising and self-care.
We are working with our members, organisations across the healthcare sector and policy makers to support and ensure the implementation of national self-care policy.
We are working in partnership with government, pharmacy organisations and our members to drive forward the reclassification of medicines to make them available over the counter.
We are leading the consumer healthcare industry’s response following Brexit, advocating on behalf of our members and representing member interests.
Our health, healthcare and environment are inextricably linked. The consumer healthcare industry recognises that we all have a responsibility to act now to limit the impact of climate change on the environment.
Our recent highlights across our policy work include: