John Rhodes

Dr John Rhodes

GMP Consultant

Following his retirement as Laboratory Manager John continues to assist as a GMP advisor with new builds. He has over 30 years’ experience within the health service in pharmaceutical quality control and helped to validate several pharmacy and radiopharmacy aseptic suite developments.

John has been a member of the Microbiology Protocols group since its inception in 2005 to produce annex 1 of Quality Assurance of Aseptic Preparation Services 4th edition. Since then the group has developed a number of ‘Yellow Cover’ documents and advice notes on microbiological aspects of aseptic services. The group completed several chapters of the 5th revision of the guide. He is currently writing several papers for publication on aspects of pharmaceutical laboratory microbiological environmental monitoring.

Latest News

  • Vacancy - Lead Technician Chemistry, Band 5
    We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Technician-Chemistry to join our team on a 12 months fixed term contract. For more information ...
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    25/09/2019 by: Andrea Elsworth
  • North Tees Trust Publishes Article on Lab
    North Tees and Hartlepool NHSFT has published an article highlighting the important work of the lab on its media platforms. You can view the article&n...
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    04/04/2019 by: Wayne Goddard
  • Speaker on Specialised Ventilation Course
    David Jobes one of our certified clean room testers spoke at the Specialised Ventilation in Healthcare Premises course run by Leeds University on 31st...
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    11/12/2018 by: Wayne Goddard
  • Expanded Elemental Analysis Capability
    We have a new ICP-OES Instrument installed which expands SQCL's range of elemental chemical analysis including parenteral nutrition solu...
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    05/06/2018 by: Wayne Goddard
  • Residue Test Kits
    We can now test for Paclitaxel and Cefuroxime on our residue test kits ...
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    16/05/2018 by: Avril Lagan
  • New Consultancy Services Pages
    We now have a new section on the site for our consultancy services division. Access it from the top menu bar or click here ...
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    13/04/2018 by: Wayne Goddard
  • Research Success
    SQCL won first and second places for research posters at the National NHS Technical Services Symposium ...
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    09/11/2017 by: Wayne Goddard
  • Ventilation Tester Certification
    All of our cleanroom and ventilation testers are approved and registered with the CTCB-I. Here is the register  Also see the Ventilation ...
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    12/04/2017 by: Wayne Goddard
  • QC(MGPS) National Register
    All four of our QC(MGPS) are approved on the National NHS Register  which can be found on the Specialist Pharmacy Services website See our med...
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    12/04/2017 by: Wayne Goddard
  • NEW Life of a Plate Video!
    We have made a video in conjunction with WJPS to show the life of an agar plate. To view the video go to the sedning samples Knowledge Base ...
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    06/07/2016 by: Wayne Goddard