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Quality Assurance / Control Department

We are an MHRA inspected NHS quality control facility based at the Royal Derby Hospital. We provide a comprehensive range of contract testing services to the pharmaceutical and related industries.

We provide: 

  • Quality assured, cost effective service  
  • Fast and on time delivery of results  
  • Complete customer confidentiality  
  • Independent, tailored testing and advice  
  • Knowledgeable and helpful staff  

We provide services for a number of external clients, helping them to find solutions to their quality needs by working closely with clients to find the right services to meet their specific demands. 


The department operates according to an established Quality Management System which complies with cGMP requirements and is regularly inspected by the MHRA and Regional QC inspectorate. All procedures are fully validated and comply with Pharmacopoeial standards and regulatory body requirements. Customers are welcome to audit our facilities and quality systems with prior arrangement. 

Contact us

Marc Sutton (Head of QC)   

Telephone: 01332 787 950 



Kate Pegg (Deputy Head of QC)   

Telephone: 01332 787 949