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An up to date blog on the latest trends, news and developments within the pharmaceutical packaging industry.

Origin Achieves ISO 13485 Certification for Best Practice in Medical Devices

As a leading UK pharmaceutical packaging company, we are pleased to announce we have been awarded ISO 13485 certification following an in-depth audit.   The internationally agreed ISO standard is the main standard for medical devices and demonstrates to regulators our ongoing commitment to quality and best practice.   ISO 13485 is a stringent standard…

Origin accepted into PHE National Microbiology Framework

Origin Ltd. is pleased to announce it has been accepted into the new national public health procurement scheme, designed to help grow capacity, push innovation and build resilience within the microbiology supply chain. Origin Healthcare Services will be included in the Framework Agreements under Public Health England’s National Microbiology Framework for Lot 1 (Diagnostics Goods and Services)…

The Future of Medicinal Cannabis

There is no denying that one industry that has experienced exponential growth in recent times is the medicinal cannabis market. IMARC Group has predicted that the market will grow 15.3 per cent during 2021 – 2026. With that being said, let’s take a look at the medicinal cannabis market and what we can expect in…

Future Proofing Your Supply Chain

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted many vulnerabilities in supply chains across different industries. The pharmaceutical industry was one of the key industries impacted, making it clear that action is needed to meet future challenges and cope with changing global supply chain requirements. Adopting an agile process in the supply chain can help meet varying demands, mitigating…

The Future of Remote Patient Monitoring

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has forced the medical industry to adapt significantly. While everybody has witnessed the uptake of remote operation, from remote workers to standard GP appointments, Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) has firmly come into its own. But how is the medical industry using Remote Patient Monitoring to change the healthcare industry, perhaps forever?…

Origin announces significant expansion to warehouse and logistics facilities

Pharmaceutical packaging storage facilities ISO 15378

Origin Pharma Packaging has opened a new warehouse facility in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire, expanding on its logistics and storage site in Melton, East Riding of Yorkshire. In addition to Origin’s logistics warehouse in Melton (25,000 sq. ft), the new facility in Scunthorpe boasts 86,000 sq. ft, set within a 5.9-acre site. It houses 4,900 fully…

Pharma R&D in 2021

There are some truly exciting prospects for the pharmaceutical industry in 2021. In the last year or so, there have been many changes made across the entire industry due to the rush to create a safe vaccine to combat the COVID-19 virus, resulting in more innovation and positive change than ever before. However, the momentum…

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