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.

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 [...]

FSA Explains Recent Changes Affecting Cannabidiol Products

By |2019-03-06T15:33:08+00:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Insights|Tags: , , |

The EU Novel Food Catalogue recently changed affecting some cannabidiol (CBD) products. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) have just issued some new guidance about CBD. The area remains in flux with many EU countries determining how they should [...]

Pain Relief – the Pharmacists Friend?

By |2019-03-05T16:43:57+00:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Insights|Tags: , , |

Headaches, aches and pains can affect us all, the following triggers may give special cause for Pharmacists to experience more in February 2019. Like all health care professionals’ pharmacists need to excel at plate spinning: balancing care for customers, [...]

Medical Device Claims – 01 March 2019

By |2019-02-26T09:42:16+00:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Insights|Tags: , , |

James Hall from OTCExperts will be presenting at the PLG/OTCToolbox conference 01 March 2019. OTCExperts will be on the morning panel talking about New Product Development. This session will cover the opportunity presented by Medical Devices. We will be [...]

Probiotics Networking Meeting 07 March 2019

By |2019-02-28T08:40:27+00:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Insights|Tags: , , |

Jamie Christie from NutraSolve will form part of the line up for our networking event 0n 07 March 2019, at Biocity Nottingham. Nutrasolve offers help and advice to food supplement businesses both small and large, whether as a [...]

Probiotics Networking Meeting 07 March 2019

By |2019-02-21T10:40:21+00:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Insights|Tags: , |

Yes its only two weeks to go till our next free to attend networking event for food supplements. This meeting at Biocity Nottingham, will focus on probiotics or natural living bacteria. Whilst we will be able to listen [...]

Probiotics Networking Meeting 07 March 2019 – Nottingham

By |2019-02-19T15:36:02+00:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Insights|Tags: , , |

We are very fortunate in the East Midlands with the calibre of our local higher education institutes. On 07 March we will welcome not one but two representatives from Nottingham Trent University. They will share [...]

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