Quality Assurance



IPS Quality Management System (QMS), links all departments together maintaining the highest possible standards. Customer Service team coordinate and check all parts of the order, whilst production and quality control teams manufacture and validate the product.  Additional quality checks prior to release provide assurance that the product is of the highest quality and fit for purpose.  Our core skills and extensive experience assures the highest quality of products are maintained at all times.

Throughout our manufacturing process the Quality Assurance personnel are monitoring and checking all aspects of production and distribution.

IPS Specials is regularly inspected by the MHRA  and has the following licences and accreditations:

  • MS licence
  • MIA (IMP)
  • GMDP
  • Wholesalers distribution authorisation (Human) license
  • Home Office (Control Drugs licences)
  • Quality Policy
  • NHS Accreditation (Hospitals)

All our processes and operations are fully validated and all products are manufactured and controlled within an efficient Quality Management System (QMS) in accordance to the current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP).

Additionally, regular internal, external and regulatory audits for cGMP compliance assure that our quality systems are consistent with industry standards.

Product Development

Our Formulation Development team is constantly involved in a process of continuous improvement of the product range.   By employing current research we are able to develop existing and new formulas and dosage forms.


Our Mission statement, in which we are committed to improving patients’ quality of life by providing the best quality specialist medicines through professional expert staff that customers can trust with confidence, is reflected in our continuous desire to improve the quality of our products by employing state of the art manufacturing methods and quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques. 

Members of the APSM

We are a proud member of the Association of Pharmaceutical Specials Manufacturers and as such we follow the code of conduct which ensures good practice is maintained throughout the business.

The Code of Conduct has been adopted by the APSM and is to be applied by all its members. Failure to comply with the Code can result in cessation of membership of the APSM. 

Click here to see the Code of Conduct of the Association of Pharmaceutical Specials Manufacturers.


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