A Qualified Person or QP is legally responsible for certifying that each batch of a medicinal product is suitable for release for sale or for use in a clinical trial, and will be named on the manufacturer’s authorisation. QPs are essential in the quality assurance of medicines and are responsible for ensuring that good manufacturing practice is in place. If there are any changes in manufacturing or quality control the QP will assess whether these impact on product quality.
Longford is the county town of County Longford in Ireland. It has a population of 10,008 according to the 2016 census. It is the biggest town in the county and about one third of the county's population lives there.