Clause 5
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5.1

(9.1) High standards must be maintained at all times.

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AUTH/3713/11/22 - Tillots Pharma v Dr Falk Pharma Breach: 5.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 17 November 2022 Completed: 24 January 2024 AUTH/3716/11/22 - Tillotts Pharma v Ferring Pharmaceuticals Breach: 5.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 23 November 2022 Completed: 24 January 2024 AUTH/3744/2/23 - Complainant v Boehringer Ingelheim Breach: 5.1, 12.1, 12.4 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 23 February 2023 Completed: 19 January 2024 AUTH/3742/2/23 - Voluntary admission by Takeda UK Limited Breach: 3.1, 5.1, 8.1, 11.1, 26.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 16 February 2023 Completed: 29 November 2023 AUTH/3737/2/23 Health professional v Novo Nordisk – Breach: 5.1, 11.2, 12.1 No breach: 2, 26.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 13 February 2023 Completed: 27 November 2023 AUTH/3754/3/23 - Health Professional/Director v Novo Nordisk Breach: 3.3, 5.1 No breach: 2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 18 March 2023 Completed: 22 November 2023 AUTH/3733/1/23 - Voluntary admission by Grunenthal Breach: 5.1, 8.6 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 30 January 2023 Completed: 15 November 2023 AUTH/3738/2/23 - Voluntary admission by Novo Nordisk Breach: 5.1, 8.3 No breach: 2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 14 February 2023 Completed: 30 October 2023 AUTH/3677/7/22 - Complainant v Daiichi Sankyo Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.2, 6.1 No breach: 6.1, 17.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 07 July 2022 Completed: 25 October 2023 AUTH/3709/11/22 - Health professional v AstraZeneca Breach: 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 14.4 No breach: 11.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 16 November 2022 Completed: 20 October 2023 AUTH/3700/10/22 - Health professional v Ethypharm Breach: 5.1, 26.1, 26.2 No breach: 2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 22 October 2022 Completed: 12 October 2023 AUTH/3702/10/22 - Health Professional v Amgen Breach: 5.1, 10.9 No breach: 2, 15.5, 15.6 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 27 October 2022 Completed: 09 October 2023 AUTH/3684/8/22 - Complainant v Bayer Breach: 3.2, 5.1, 8.1, 12.1, 12.9, 16.1, 26.1, 26.2 No breach: 2, 12.8, 13.2, 13.6, 24.4 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 11 August 2022 Completed: 22 September 2023 AUTH/3731/1/23 - Complainant v Consilient Health Breach: 5.1, 6.1, 12.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 24 January 2023 Completed: 18 September 2023 AUTH/3673/7/22 - Complainant v Daiichi Sankyo Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1 No breach: 6.1, 6.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 01 July 2022 Completed: 13 September 2023 AUTH/3689/8/22 - Voluntary admission by CSL Vifor Breach: 5.1, 8.1, 8.4 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 05 September 2022 Completed: 30 August 2023 AUTH/3650/5/22 - Eli Lilly v UCB Breach: 5.1, 6.1, 6.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 27 May 2022 Completed: 22 August 2023 AUTH/3685/8/22 - Complainant v Sandoz Breach: 5.1, 19.2 No breach: 2, 19.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 18 August 2022 Completed: 22 August 2023 AUTH/3712/11/22 - Complainant v Abbvie Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 No breach: 6.1, 6.2, 6.3 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 22 November 2022 Completed: 18 August 2023 AUTH/3687/8/22 - Complainant v AstraZeneca Breach: 5.1, 11.2, 26.1 No breach: 2, 3.1, 3.3, 3.6, 5.1, 11.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 18 August 2022 Completed: 18 August 2023 AUTH/3675/7/22 - Complainant v Novartis Breach: 5.1, 6.1, 6.2 No breach: 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 04 July 2022 Completed: 18 August 2023 AUTH/3597/1/22 - Complainant v AstraZeneca Breach: 5.1 No breach: 2, 3.3, 5.1, 6.2, 8.3, 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 05 January 2022 Completed: 08 August 2023 AUTH/3665/6/22 - Complainant v Novartis Breach: 5.1, 6.1 No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.2, 6.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 24 June 2022 Completed: 01 August 2023 AUTH/3662/6/22 - Complainant v Novartis Breach: 5.1, 8.3 No breach: 2, 5.1, 8.3 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 18 June 2022 Completed: 19 July 2023 AUTH/3680/8/22 - Voluntary admission by Astellas Breach: 24.1, 24.4, 27.7, 5.1, 28.1, 31.1, 29.1 No breach: 2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 04 August 2022 Completed: 18 July 2023 AUTH/3678/8/22 - Complainant v AstraZeneca Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 11.2, 12.7 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 01 August 2022 Completed: 04 July 2023 AUTH/3670/6/22 - Health Professional v Novartis Breach: 5.1, 12.9 No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 11.2, 14.4 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 30 June 2022 Completed: 03 July 2023 AUTH/3672/6/22 - Complainant v Pfizer Breach: 5.1 No breach: 15.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 29 June 2022 Completed: 30 June 2023 AUTH/3645/5/22 - Complainant v Proveca Breach: 5.1, 8.1, 11.2, 12.1, 12.3, 12.6, 12.9 No breach: 2, 5.1, 12.3, 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 12 May 2022 Completed: 29 June 2023 AUTH/3655/6/22 - Anonymous Health Professional v Novartis Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2 No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 06 June 2022 Completed: 27 June 2023 AUTH/3659/6/22 - Complainant v Teva Breach: 5.1, 12.6, 12.10, 16.1 No breach: 2, 3.6, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 11.2, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 15 June 2022 Completed: 19 June 2023 AUTH/3644/5/22 and AUTH/3694/10/22 - Complainant v Croma Pharma Breach: 2, 5.1, 10.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 10 May 2022 Completed: 08 June 2023 AUTH/3664/6/22 - Complainant/Director v AstraZeneca Breach: 5.1, 12.3 No breach: 2, 3.3, 5.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 21 June 2022 Completed: 08 June 2023 AUTH/3635/4/22 - Complainant v Novartis Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 14.4 No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 6.5, 14.4 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 18 April 2022 Completed: 31 May 2023 AUTH/3654/5/22 - Health professional v Novartis Breach: 5.1, 6.1, 12.1 No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 8.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 23 May 2022 Completed: 25 May 2023 AUTH/3637/4/22 - Complainant v Daiichi Sankyo Breach: 5.1, 26.1, 26.2 No breach: 2, 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 23 April 2022 Completed: 24 May 2023 AUTH/3643/5/22 - Complainant v Novartis Breach: 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 11.2, 12.1 No breach: 2, 5.1, 5.2, 6.3 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 08 May 2022 Completed: 24 May 2023 AUTH/3646/5/22 - Complainant v Roche Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1 No breach: 6.1, 6.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 12 May 2022 Completed: 23 May 2023 AUTH/3633/4/22 - Complainant v Novartis Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1 No breach: 6.1, 6.2 Received: 13 April 2022 Completed: 27 April 2023 AUTH/3639/4/22 - Complainant v Roche Products Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1 No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 25 April 2022 Completed: 24 April 2023 AUTH/3638/4/22 - Complainant v Novartis Breach: 5.1, 6.1, 6.2 No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 11.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 24 April 2022 Completed: 20 April 2023 AUTH/3627/4/22 - Complainant v Daiichi Sankyo Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2 No breach: 6.4 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 01 April 2022 Completed: 14 April 2023 AUTH/3599/1/22 - Hospital consultant v AstraZeneca Breach: 5.1, 26.1, 26.2 No breach: 2, 26.1, 26.2, 5.5 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 16 January 2022 Completed: 11 April 2023 AUTH/3618/3/22 - Complainant v AstraZeneca Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 11.2, 14.4 No breach: 6.2, 17.9 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 11 March 2022 Completed: 03 April 2023 AUTH/3626/3/22 - Complainant v Novartis Breach: 5.1, 12.1 No breach: 2, 5.1, 8.1, 13.7, 15.5 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 31 March 2022 Completed: 29 March 2023 AUTH/3623/3/22 - Complainant v Aimmune Breach: 3.2, 3.4, 5.1, 5.6, 8.1, 12.1, 12.4, 12.6, 12.8, 12.9, 12.10, 16.1, 26.1 No breach: 2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 15 March 2022 Completed: 24 March 2023 AUTH/3624/3/22 - Complainant v Pacira BioScience Breach: 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 11.2, 14.4 No breach: 6.1, 6.4, 11.2, 14.1, 14.4, 17.9 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 16 March 2022 Completed: 23 March 2023 AUTH/3641/4/22 - Complainant v Teva Breach: 5.1, 8.1, 12.6 No breach: 2, 5.1, 8.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 28 April 2022 Completed: 23 March 2023 AUTH/3603/1/22 - Complainant v Gilead Breach: 5.1, 12.1, 12.3, 12.10, 26.1, 26.2 No breach: 2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 20 January 2022 Completed: 22 March 2023 AUTH/3640/5/22 - Voluntary admission by Novo Nordisk Breach: 5.1, 12.1, 12.8, 12.9 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 02 May 2022 Completed: 21 March 2023 AUTH/3630/4/22 - Ex-employee v Daiichi Sankyo Breach: 5.1, 12.1, 12.4, 12.6, 12.9 No breach: 2, 12.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 11 April 2022 Completed: 15 March 2023 AUTH/3631/4/22 and AUTH/3636/4/22 - Complainant v AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo Breach: 5.1 No breach: 2, 5.1, 19.1, 24.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 11 April 2022 Completed: 10 March 2023 AUTH/3595/1/22 and AUTH/3596/1/22 - Complainant v Bristol Myers-Squibb and Pfizer Breach: 5.1, 6.1 No breach: 2, 6.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 04 January 2022 Completed: 09 March 2023 AUTH/3711/11/22 - Complainant v Novo Nordisk Breach: 5.1, 5.5 No breach: 2, 3.3, 5.1, 5.5, 8.1, 12.1, 15.6 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 21 November 2022 Completed: 09 March 2023 AUTH/3611/2/22 - Complainant v Daiichi Sankyo Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2 No breach: 6.1, 11.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 14 February 2022 Completed: 23 February 2023 AUTH/3612/2/22 - Complainant v Daiichi Sankyo Breach: 2, 5.1, 12.5 No breach: 2, 5.1, 11.2, 12.5, 26.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 19 February 2022 Completed: 23 February 2023 AUTH/3649/5/22 - Health professional v Daiichi Sankyo Breach: 2, 3.3, 5.1, 6.1 No breach: 6.1, 6.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 14 February 2022 Completed: 23 February 2023 AUTH/3604/1/22 - Complainant v Novo Nordisk Breach: 5.1 No breach: 2, 5.1, 8.3, 26.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 20 January 2022 Completed: 20 February 2023 AUTH/3585/11/21 - Complainant v AstraZeneca Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 12.1, 12.3, 12.4, 12.6 No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 27 November 2021 Completed: 18 January 2023 AUTH/3582/11/21 - AbbVie v Galapagos Breach: 5.1, 6.1, 6.2 No breach: 2, 6.1, 6.2, 6.4 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 15 November 2021 Completed: 09 January 2023 AUTH/3621/3/22 - Complainant v Chiesi Breach: 5.1, 5.5, 10.6, 19.1 No breach: 2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 15 March 2022 Completed: 21 December 2022 AUTH/3581/11/21 - Health professional v Roche Breach: 5.1, 8.3 No breach: 2, 5.1, 5.5, 8.3 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 11 November 2021 Completed: 14 December 2022 AUTH/3594/12/21 - Health professional v Daiichi-Sankyo Breach: 5.1, 13.8, 9.1, 9.10, 14.3 No breach: 2, 19.2, 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 18 December 2021 Completed: 09 December 2022 AUTH/3579/11/21 - Health professional v Novartis Breach: 5.1, 6.2, 6.1, 14.4, 26.1, 26.2 No breach: 2, 5.2, 5.5, 9.1, 9.3, 14.1, 14.2, 18.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 08 November 2021 Completed: 09 November 2022 AUTH/3578/11/21 - Employee v AstraZeneca Breach: 5.1 No breach: 2, 15.6, 19.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 05 November 2021 Completed: 08 November 2022 AUTH/3620/3/22 - Complainant v Strides Breach: 5.1, 6.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 15 March 2022 Completed: 01 November 2022 AUTH/3577/11/21 - Complainant v Thornton & Ross Breach: 5.1, 5.5, 10.9 No breach: 3.6 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 04 November 2021 Completed: 13 September 2022 AUTH/3573/10/21 - Complainant v GlaxoSmithKline Breach: 5.1, 26.1, 26.2 No breach: 2, 5.1, 8.1, 9.1, 11.1, 12.1, 12.9 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 27 October 2021 Completed: 07 September 2022 AUTH/3576/11/21 - Complainant v Novo Nordisk Breach: 5.1, 5.5, 10.9 No breach: 3.6 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 04 November 2021 Completed: 02 September 2022 AUTH/3561/9/21 - Ex-employee v AstraZeneca Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 8.1, 11.2, 26.1, 26.2 No breach: 3.1, 11.1, 26.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 24 September 2021 Completed: 19 August 2022 AUTH/3554/8/21 - Anonymous, non-contactable complainant v UCB Breach: 2, 5.1, 26.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 27 August 2021 Completed: 03 August 2022 AUTH/3570/10/21 - Complainant v Stallergenes Greer Breach: 5.1, 26.1 No breach: 2, 5.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 19 October 2021 Completed: 21 June 2022 AUTH/3542/7/21 - Complainant v Daiichi-Sankyo Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2 No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 12.3, 14.5 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 19 July 2021 Completed: 15 May 2022 AUTH/3568/10/21 - Voluntary admission by Roche Breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 06 October 2021 Completed: 07 December 2021 AUTH/3545/7/21 - Complainant v Novo Nordisk Breach: 5.1 No breach: 6.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 22 July 2021 Completed: 08 September 2021 AUTH/3691/9/22 - Complainant v GlaxoSmithKline No breach: 5.1, 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 07 September 2022 Completed: 13 November 2023 AUTH/3714/11/22 - Complainant v GlaxoSmithKline No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 24 November 2022 Completed: 24 October 2023 AUTH/3686/8/22 - Complainant v Eli Lilly No breach: 5.1, 6.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 18 August 2022 Completed: 09 October 2023 AUTH/3706/11/22 - Complainant v CSL Vifor No breach: 2, 5.1, 15.6, 23.1, 23.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 14 November 2022 Completed: 17 August 2023 AUTH/3701/10/22 - Astellas v Janssen No breach: 2, 5.1, 19.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 24 October 2022 Completed: 03 August 2023 AUTH/3696/10/22 - Complainant v SOBI Allegations about a corporate article No breach: 3.6, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 23.2, 26.1, 27.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 11 October 2022 Completed: 27 July 2023 AUTH/3669/6/22 - Complainant v Small Pharma Breach: 5.1 No breach: 2, 3.1, 5.1, 11.1, 16.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 29 June 2022 Completed: 24 July 2023 AUTH/3681/8/22 - Complainant v Tillotts Breach: 17.2, 17.4 No breach: 2, 5.1, 17.5 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 10 August 2022 Completed: 24 July 2023 AUTH/3682/8/22 - Complainant v Accord Breach: 11.2, 17.2 No breach: 2, 5.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 05 August 2022 Completed: 14 July 2023 AUTH/3658/6/22 - Complainant v Novartis No breach: 2, 5.1, 8.1, 11.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 13 June 2022 Completed: 19 June 2023 AUTH/3663/6/22 - Complainant v Roche No breach: 2, 3.2, 5.1, 11.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 19 June 2022 Completed: 14 June 2023 AUTH/3667/6/22 - Health professional v Roche No breach: 2, 5.1, 8.1, 11.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 26 June 2022 Completed: 14 June 2023 AUTH/3652/5/22 - Complainant v Merck Sharp & Dohme No breach: 3.6, 5.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 24 May 2022 Completed: 12 June 2023 AUTH/3661/6/22 - Complainant v AstraZeneca Breach: 8.1 No breach: 2, 3.3, 5.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 17 June 2022 Completed: 02 June 2023 AUTH/3651/5/22 - Complainant v Roche No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 30 May 2022 Completed: 23 May 2023 AUTH/3653/5/22 - Eli Lilly v Novo Nordisk Breach: 6.6 No breach: 2, 5.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 31 May 2022 Completed: 05 April 2023 AUTH/3632/4/22 - Complainant v Daiichi Sankyo – Allegations about a Lixiana webinar No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 8.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 11 April 2022 Completed: 03 April 2023 AUTH/3629/4/22 - Complainant v Daiichi Sankyo Breach: 5.2, 8.3 No breach: 2, 5.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 11 April 2022 Completed: 30 March 2023 AUTH/3628/4/22 - Complainant v Novartis No breach: 2, 5.1, 11.1, 12.1, 12.6, 12.9, 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 03 April 2022 Completed: 14 March 2023 AUTH/3592/12/21 - Bayer v Janssen No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.6, 11.2, 14.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 17 December 2021 Completed: 03 March 2023 AUTH/3622/3/22 - Complainant v AstraZeneca No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 11.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 15 March 2022 Completed: 16 December 2022 AUTH/3584/11/21 - Health Professional v Roche No breach: 2, 5.1, 8.1, 12.1, 12.3, 12.6, 12.8, 12.9, 12.10, 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 22 November 2021 Completed: 15 December 2022 AUTH/3591/12/21 - A complaint on behalf of UsForThem v Pfizer Breach: 6.1, 6.2, 26.2 No breach: 2, 3.1, 3.3, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 11.3, 14.4, 26.1, 26.2, 26.4 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 11 December 2021 Completed: 06 December 2022 AUTH/3615/3/22 - Complainant v Daiichi Sankyo Breach: 8.1, 8.3 No breach: 2, 5.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 10 March 2022 Completed: 02 December 2022 AUTH/3608/2/22 - Complainant v AstraZeneca No breach: 2, 5.1, 11.1, 26.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 08 February 2022 Completed: 21 November 2022 AUTH/3609/2/22 - Voluntary admission by Britannia Pharmaceuticals Breach: 12.1 No breach: 2, 5.1, 26.1, 26.4 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 08 February 2022 Completed: 02 November 2022 AUTH/3606/1/22 - Health professional v Accord No breach: 2, 5.1, 5.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 24 January 2022 Completed: 06 October 2022 AUTH/3572/10/21 - Complainant v AstraZeneca No breach: 2, 3.6, 5.1, 5.7, 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 23 October 2021 Completed: 25 August 2022 AUTH/3567/10/21 - Employee v Zogenix No breach: 2, 5.1, 8.1, 82, 19.1, 24.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 04 October 2021 Completed: 11 August 2022 AUTH/3574/11/21 - Health Professional v GW Pharmaceuticals No breach: 2, 5.1, 11.1, 26.1, 26.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 04 November 2021 Completed: 29 July 2022 AUTH/3571/10/21 - Complainant v Merck Serono No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 11.2, 14.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 22 October 2021 Completed: 27 July 2022 AUTH/3569/10/21 - Complainant v Pierre Fabre No breach: 2, 5.1, 26.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 12 October 2021 Completed: 05 July 2022 AUTH/3587/12/21 - Anonymous health professional v AstraZeneca No breach: 2, 3.3, 5.1, 12.1, 12.3, 12.4 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 02 December 2021 Completed: 16 June 2022 AUTH/3541/7/21 - A health professional v Roche Breach: 6.1, 6.2, 12.3 No breach: 2, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2, 6.5, 11.2, 14.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 15 July 2021 Completed: 27 May 2022 AUTH/3552/8/21 - Health professional v Roche Breach: 5.2, 8.1, 12.6, 12.9 No breach: 2, 5.1, 5.2, 6.1, 6.2, 14.4 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 05 August 2021 Completed: 27 May 2022 AUTH/3549/7/21 - Employee v Sanofi No breach: 5.1 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 25 July 2021 Completed: 13 May 2022 AUTH/3557/9/21 - Pharmacist v GlaxoSmithKline No breach: 7.2, 7.4, 9.1, 5.1, 6.1, 6.2 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 03 September 2021 Completed: 26 April 2022 AUTH/3563/9/21 and Case AUTH/3564/9/21 - Complainant v Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Breach: 12.9 No breach: 5.1, 6.1, 14.4 Applicable Code: 2021 Received: 29 September 2021 Completed: 26 April 2022

5.2

(9.2) All material and activities must recognise the special nature of medicines and respect the professional standing or otherwise of the audience to which they are directed and must not be likely to cause offence.

5.3

(9.3) The name or photograph of a member of a health profession must not be used in any way that is contrary to the conventions of that profession.

5.4

(9.7) Extremes of format, size or cost of material must be avoided. Informational or educational materials must be inexpensive, directly relevant to the practice of medicine or pharmacy and directly beneficial to the care of patients.

5.5

(9.10) Material relating to medicines and their uses, whether promotional or not, and information relating to human health or diseases which is sponsored by a pharmaceutical company or in which a pharmaceutical company has any other involvement, must clearly indicate the role of that pharmaceutical company.

The only exception to this is market research material if it is such that the name of the company involved is not required to be stated; then the material must state that it is sponsored by a pharmaceutical company.

5.6

(11.1) Material should only be provided or made available to those groups of people whose need for or interest in it can reasonably be assumed. Material should be tailored to the audience to whom it is directed.

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5.7

(28.6) It should be made clear when a user is leaving any of the company’s websites or websites sponsored by the company or is being directed to a website which is not that of the company.

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