janetworrell

About Janet Worrell

Janet Worrell is an independent Regulatory Affairs Specialist, at OTCExperts, a consultancy created to support clients in this stimulating space. She began crafting her regulatory skills at Thomas Kerfoot and Medeva in Ashton under Lyne, before moving to 3M as the global regulatory lead for Qvar. Her first role in OTC medicines began at Boots the Chemists, gaining approval of new consumer medicines for the new Republic of Ireland stores, before transferring to senior roles within Boots Healthcare International, supporting Strepsils globally. Operational roles combined with Global Regulatory responsibilities saw a return to inhaled drug development with Vectura. Latterly at Boots Pharmaceuticals she was the Head of Innovative Regulatory Affairs, assessing solutions for consumers in healthcare, covering food supplements through to reclassification strategies. She runs regular food supplement networking events with Medilink East Midlands.

Food Supplements – as you age, manage the deficiency?

By |2019-03-28T09:58:27+00:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Insights|Tags: , , |

Having just read an article on food supplements in the Which magazine – a classic easy to write piece about misleading combination products. It highlights that some combinations make legitimate health claims for one ingredient and provide more well [...]

Medicinal Cannabis – Commons Select Committee

By |2019-03-15T09:49:51+00:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Insights|Tags: |

In November 2018, the Government announced the rescheduling of medicinal cannabis from Schedule 1 to Schedule 2 of the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001. Medicinal cannabis can be prescribed by specialist doctors. In the first of its oral evidence sessions, the Health [...]

Infotainment – feedback on the Hemp & CBD Expo

By |2019-03-12T09:40:55+00:00March 11th, 2019|Categories: Insights|Tags: , , |

As a professional with both medicines and food law experience, Cannabidiol/CBD is an area that continues to fascinate me. There are myths and facts aplenty, so it was inevitable that I would visit the Hemp & CBD Expo at [...]