Regulatory procedures must be followed by health care companies. The GCP or the Good Clinical Practice is documented and has a set of rules and policies to be followed. On site monitoring for clean and safe practices is conducted.
These are international standards set for designing, conducting, and reporting all the healthcare and clinical practices. A company that sponsors the healthcare company must carry these ethical practices. Their aim is to protect human rights and carry out scientific procedures that do not interfere with the ethical code.
Monitoring and Medical Ethics
Informed consent is one of the ethical procedures followed by healthcare professionals. Hospitals, research organizations, pharmaceutical companies, clinical laboratories are the kind of companies that follow these standard procedures. Formal training is provided to carry these practices and knowledge base is also checked for updated information.
Importance of GCP
- These standard procedure ensures public safety and well being of people
- It protects the rights of patients and propels human welfare
- The data collected for medical purpose is checked for accuracy, reliability, and integrity
- Guidelines to conduct clinical research are conducted
- Quality data and ethics go hand in hand in a GCP
- The risk of intricate procedures is minimized by following the standards
- The vulnerable and disabled population is well protected by GCP
- The technical procedures involved improve the speed and accuracy of medical treatments
- Clinical and non clinical data follow standards of documentation
- Ensures that medical care is taken by qualified healthcare professionals
- Professionals are checked for their qualifications and education
It is because of the compliance of these procedures, patients are well protected with rights. During any procedure, safety of the patients as well as the professionals is ensured. Confidentiality is maintained with regard to medical records.