The world of Life sciences is moving towards procedural standardization, risk-based methodology, Quality by Design (QbD), and a common control framework. However, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) writing and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) review may sometimes require organizations to invest a lot of time and money to research global legislations and to update the systems perennially. In such scenarios, organizations look for expert SOP writing services and SOP review services.
Freyr can provide SOP writing services and SOP review services for all types of Pharmaceutical Practices, Research and Development, Annual Product Quality Review (APQR SOP), Information Technology Regulatory Affairs, Quality Management Review, Clinical Research, and all categories of Pharmaceutical SOPs.
With a comprehensive knowledge on new SOP writing/SOP review or to amend/standardize existing ones, Freyr, with the help of its expert team, offers end-to-end SOP writing and SOP review services that span across:
SOP Writing Services
SOP Review Services
SOP Integration Services
- Process designing and establishment by writing SOPs for a new management system
- SOP writing for the existing management system (for new and target processes)
- Review of existing SOPs for accuracy and providing gap analysis report
- Review of existing SOPs for accuracy and providing remediation report
- SOP reconciliation services (Standardization, Rationalization, Optimization)
- For mergers and acquisitions
Integrated Process of multiple management systems (ISO 9001, ISO 27001 with USFDA, EMEA, MHLW)
SOP Gap Analysis
Freyr has been providing SOP writing services, SOP review services for Pharma, Healthcare, and Biotechnology industries. In the last five (5) years, Freyr’s Compliance & Validation Centre of Excellence (CoE) has created/reviewed/harmonized 5500+ SOPs for its customers and continues to support them.
Following the risk-based approach and common control framework methodologies, Freyr supports organizations with integrated SOPs catering to all Regulatory requirements. Freyr’s expert group of QMS remediation can establish process architecture by integration of multiple regulations for unified management systems (ISO 9001, ISO 27001, GLP – 17025, Medical Laboratories – 15189, CAP with USFDA, EMEA, MHLW, WHO, GxP, ICH).
- Process designing
- Establishing process architecture
- Risk-based approach
- Common control framework
- Integration of multiple regulations for unified management systems
Additionally, Freyr has catered audit and audit readiness support (including SOP writing) for 20+ Large/Medium/Small Pharma companies with global health authorities including USFDA, MHRA, EMA, CDSCO, ANVISA, SFDA, HALMED, NPRA, HSA, Health Canada, and 20+ other health authorities.
Process Approach for Updating and Creating SOPs
SOP Authoring and Review
Customer Review and Sign Off
Overview of the SOP writing department, Compliance & Validation
Level & Experience at Freyr for SOP writing
SOP Review Services
While expanding businesses to newer markets, Life sciences organizations are required to develop new SOPs based on the regional Regulatory requirements or should update/upgrade the existing processes to align them with new demands. But prior to SOP development, it is indeed the right approach to identify the gap between processes and remediate them accordingly.
Freyr is experienced in a range of projects on SOP review services. The simplest of the service offering is to review existing SOPs for accuracy and provide gap analysis reports to complex projects, which involve SOP review and remediation, resulting in SOP standardization, rationalization, or optimization.
As the business grows, the standards to be followed or adhered to will also increase. There will be times when a customer falls under so many standards and regulations to follow, which may include SOP for safety in the pharmaceutical industry. In such scenarios, maintaining and following different streams of SOPs for each standard will double up the procedural complexities for companies. The need of the hour is to unify or standardize the SOPs.
At times, organizations create SOPs to just let go of the audit. But alas, those are hardly of any use to implement. Either they are not followed by employees, or they could make processes complex if integrated. To avoid such situations, it is necessary to rationalize the SOPs that bring some value to organizations’ time and resources.
Supporting organizations to come off writing SOPs to just pass through the audits; Freyr provides Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) review services and rationalizes them in addition to adhering with applicable regulations and assists organizations to succeed in the SOP compliance audit. Thus, to bring in real value to the company.
SOP Reconciliation and Optimization
Though there is no set guideline, as a general practice, SOPs must be reviewed at defined and periodic intervals. With different formats and versions accumulated, there is always a chance for overlapping and duplication. During such times, organizations are required to showcase they continuously reconcile the SOPs while optimizing continually improving processes to support their growth and business.
With a clear-cut knowledge of SOPs and quality systems, Freyr assists organizations to reconcile and optimize the SOPs, periodically. Freyr’s expert compliance team can monitor and carry out incremental updates.
Mergers and acquisitions are an integral part of today’s business scenario. But when they take place, bringing together and managing the procedures, standards, standard operating procedures, and quality systems of both organizations could be grueling. In addition to aligning the existing standards, setting up SOPs for the newly formed organization will be even more hectic, especially when it is to come into existence within a short turnaround time.
Having an in-house expert compliance team, Freyr offers end-to-end SOP integration services to analyze the gaps between both the organizations’ systems, standardize existing systems and design new SOPs, if needed. Freyr’s experts extend full system integration support for designing seamless processes and workflows.