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NHS England Moves Forward With Exciting Innovative Medicines Fund Consultation

Wednesday, 24 November 2021

NHS England has published its widely anticipated consultation on the Innovative Medicines Fund (IMF). It is open for responses until 11 February 2022, after which NHS England will publish a feedback report capturing input from the consultation.

NHS England Moves Forward With Exciting Innovative Medicines Fund Consultation

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MHRA First in World to Approve Anti-COVID-19 Pill

Friday, 05 November 2021

The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has approved the molnupiravir pill to treat COVID-19.

MHRA First in World to Approve Anti-COVID-19 Pill

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Onerous Contract Terms Must be Brought to Attention to be Enforceable

Friday, 05 November 2021

Parties to contracts generally are bound by terms that they have signed up to. However, a recent case shows that onerous or unusual terms must be brought to the other party's attention if they are to be incorporated by reference.

Onerous Contract Terms Must be Brought to Attention to be Enforceable

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Encouraging Signs for Northern Ireland Medicines Supply Issue

Friday, 05 November 2021

A major issue facing the pharma supply chain across the UK this year has been the situation relating to the Northern Ireland and the impact of the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Encouraging Signs for Northern Ireland Medicines Supply Issue

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Huge Boost for Life Sciences Innovation in Comprehensive Spending Review

Tuesday, 26 October 2021

The UK Government has announced a package of measures that is aimed at placing the UK at the forefront of life sciences innovation. It has promised £5 billion of new funding as part of its Comprehensive Spending Review.

Life Sciences

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Vaccine Programme "One of the Most Effective Initiatives" Ever, Says Parliament Report

Wednesday, 13 October 2021

The COVID-19 vaccination programme and the way the UK Government supported the vaccine development, was "one of the most effective initiatives in history".

Vaccine Programme

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Double Boost for Stevenage Growth as Cell and Gene Therapy Hub

Wednesday, 13 October 2021

Stevenage has had a double boost for its growing reputation as a leading global cell and gene therapy hub.

Double Boost for Stevenage Growth as Cell and Gene Therapy Hub

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MHRA Announce Work Programme on Software and AI as a Medical Device

Wednesday, 13 October 2021

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has announced a new work programme to provide a regulatory framework for software and AI medical devices.

MHRA Announce Work Programme on Software and AI as a Medical Device

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DHSC Gives Message of Hope on Medicines Supply to Northern Ireland

Thursday, 23 September 2021

The pharma supply chain have raised major concerns about a partitioned market in the UK with medicines not getting to patients in Northern Ireland, following the UK's departure from the EU; but things are now looking more positive.

DHSC Gives Message of Hope on Medicines Supply to Northern Ireland

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NHS Secures Deal for Game-Changing Anti-Cholesterol Drug

Tuesday, 07 September 2021

NHS England will soon be offering a 'game-changing' anti-cholesterol drug for hundreds of thousands of people for whom statins and other treatments have not worked.

NHS Secures Deal for Game-Changing Anti-Cholesterol Drug

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How Is the New Regulatory Framework Around Point of Care Manufacturing Going to Impact Pharma?

Tuesday, 07 September 2021

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has opened a consultation asking the medical community, patients and the public for their views on its proposed plans for a new regulatory framework for Point of Care (POC) manufacturing.

How Is the New Regulatory Framework Around Point of Care Manufacturing Going to Impact Pharma?

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UK Government Unveils New Vision to Lead Changed World in Life Sciences

Thursday, 12 August 2021

The UK Government has unveiled its new Life Sciences Vision to replace and build on the 2017 Life Sciences Industrial Strategy.

UK Government Unveils New Vision to Lead Changed World in Life Sciences

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UK Announces £340m a Year for Innovative Medicines Fund

Thursday, 12 August 2021

The UK Government and NHS England has announced that the new Innovative Medicines Fund (IMF) will have £340m a year of funding. This will create ringfenced funding of £680m, as it will be in addition to the £340m already in the Cancer Drugs Fund.

UK Announces £340m a Year for Innovative Medicines Fund

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Online GP Consultation and Triage Apps Going from Strength to Strength

Thursday, 12 August 2021

Triage and video consultation app Babylon Health is going public in the US, while online triage provider eConsult Health has acquired video consultation platform Q Doctor.

Online GP Consultation and Triage Apps Going from Strength to Strength

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UK Government Consults on Future Scheme for Intellectual Property Rights Exhaustion

Thursday, 08 July 2021

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) has opened a consultation on the UK's future exhaustion regime for intellectual property rights (IPR).

UK Government Consults on Future Scheme for Intellectual Property Rights Exhaustion