Regulatory Strategy in the Post Market Phase

Regulatory Strategy in the Post Market Phase
This Masterclass is also Module 17 of the MSc Regulatory Affairs (previously know as Regulatory and Related Activities Through the Device Lifecycle) will provide regulatory affairs professionals with insight into the strategic issues affecting the commercial and regulatory maintenance of a medical device throughout its lifecycle, with focus on post-launch activities and future pressures.

: 4–6 December 2024
Wher: TOPRA Office, London, UK
Start time Day 1: 13:30 GMT | End time Day 3: 15:45 GMT
Also available as a virtual course, please click here for the face to face registration option

Course overview

This Masterclass is designed for regulatory affairs professionals to develop and deepen their understanding of a variety of topics of importance to the maintenance of the commercial and regulatory health of their company's medical devices once they have been successfully placed on the market. Topics include advertising, data protection and privacy, patents and IP, health technology assessment and reimbursement, environmental legislation and standards, relationships with distributors, own-branders, authorised representatives, trade association and regulatory bodies, product supply and logistics, product liability law, unannounced audits and good regulatory practice.

Benefits to delegates

  • Demonstrate the ability to critically analyse the legal, regulatory and quasi-regulatory requirements applying to medical devices
  • Apply good regulatory practice particularly when interacting with regulatory bodies, including critically appraising communications
  • Make recommendations about how to prepare for unannounced audits
  • Deal with complex issues both systematically and creatively, make sound judgments in the absence of complete data, and communicate their conclusions clearly to specialist and non specialist audiences
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of the factors required to maximise the success of a medical device
  • Understand the importance of intellectual property, data protection and product liability and judge when legal advice is required
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of health technology assessment and reimbursement
  • Critically evaluate the application of environmental legislation and standards to medical devices.
CPD: This course provides 19 CPD hours upon successful completion

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A previous programme can be downloaded here.

Module Leader

Jane Arnold-Round

Jane Arnold-Round
Principal Medical Research Scientist, Regulatory


TOPRA Masterclasses are developed and delivered by a faculty  of expert speakers from relevant industry, agencies, notified bodies and other stakeholders and are validated by the University of Hertfordshire.

This course is suitable for

  • Students of the TOPRA MSc programme
  • Delegates from the regulatory affairs industry who wish to develop their knowledge of the regulatory and related activities through the lifecycle
  • Delegates from allied industries who wish to have a comprehensive understanding of the subject
  • Pricing


      • TOPRA MSc students: £1,545 +VAT*
      • Delegates: £1,785 +VAT*

      Discounted places

      A limited number of discounted places are available at the rates below. Please email us at for a discount code before making your booking.

      • Those working for regulatory agencies, government agencies or academic institutions: £1,338.75 +VAT*
      • Those working for charities, patient groups or in full-time education: £892.50 +VAT*

      *VAT, if applicable, is charged at the rate of 20%.

      Please note that discounted places are not valid for those enrolled on the MSc course and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.

      Terms and conditions

      By booking a place on this course you are agreeing to the training terms and conditions.

      04/12/2024 - 06/12/2024
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