Mick FoyLondon, England
Mick has been with the MHRA’s Vigilance Intelligence and Research Group for 9 years. Amongst his responsibilities is the operation of the UK’s Yellow Card Scheme and the MHRA’s signal detection systems. He is also responsible for two large European projects to improve drug safety monitoring. The EC funded SCOPE (Strengthening Collaborations to Operate Pharmacovigilance in Europe) Joint Action aims to improve the pharmacovigilance capabilities of national regulators in Europe, and the Innovative Medicines Initiative funded WEB-RADR (Recognising Adverse Drug Reactions) project seeks to deliver mobile Apps for reporting ADRs and to utilise social media for drug safety purposes.