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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

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MHRA Targets World-Leading Innovation and Safety in New Plan

Thursday, 08 July 2021

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has published its new three-year delivery plan, drawing on the recent successes in being the first regulator in the world to approve a COVID-19 vaccine.

MHRA Targets World-Leading Innovation and Safety in New Plan

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UK Response to COVID-19 Pandemic Shows World-Leading Life Sciences Innovation

Thursday, 08 July 2021

To say it has been quite an 18 months is an understatement. The life sciences industry was hit hard in parts, with a pausing of clinical trials, investment in start-ups and prioritisation on COVID-19 treatments.

UK Response to COVID-19 Pandemic Shows World-Leading Life Sciences Innovation

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How the UK Government Plans to Lead the World in Life Sciences

Monday, 07 June 2021

The UK has all the ingredients to be at the forefront of life sciences, with the links between world-leading academia, industry and care system. Never has this been more apparent than the starring role the UK took in the fight against COVID-19.

How the UK Government Plans to Lead the World in Life Sciences

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NHS Pays for Babies to Receive Revolutionary £1.8m Gene Therapy Drug

Wednesday, 02 June 2021

Babies in the UK have started to receive Zolgensma, from Novartis Gene Therapies, on the NHS following a confidential deal. The drug, valued at £1.8m per treatment, is one of the most expensive medicines on the market.

NHS Pays for Babies to Receive Revolutionary £1.8m Gene Therapy Drug

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European Commission Sues AstraZeneca Over Vaccines - Does It Have a Case?

Thursday, 27 May 2021

There was a very public spat earlier this year around the supply by AstraZeneca of vaccines to the European Commission. The Commission has complained about delays of the vaccine delivery and AZ's prioritisation of supplying other places such as the UK.

European Commission Sues AstraZeneca Over Vaccines - Does It Have a Case?

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Innovation Gateway Project Gets Underway As ICR Calls for Collaborators

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) has once again shown its commitment to innovation as a pioneer in the oncology space as it launches a new incubator space for life science companies at The London Cancer Hub in Sutton, South London.

Innovation Gateway Project Gets Underway As ICR Calls for Collaborators

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New UK-India Trade Deal - A Huge Win for Life Sciences

Thursday, 13 May 2021

Following Brexit, the UK is looking for new international trade opportunities. In life sciences, as well as other sectors, where better to push on than with India? That seems to be the UK Government's view.

New UK-India Trade Deal - A Huge Win for Life Sciences

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New GB-NI Pharma Arrangements - VWV Client Provides Innovative Solution

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

After the last-minute deal between the United Kingdom and European Union in late 2020, what it all means in practice is still being discovered and worked through.

New GB-NI Pharma Arrangements - VWV Client Provides Innovative Solution

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How Will New £18m 'Gene Therapy Innovation Hubs' Transform Care for Patients?

Thursday, 15 April 2021

LifeArc, the Medical Research Council (MRC) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have announced an £18m investment to create a new national network of cutting-edge 'Gene Therapy Innovation Hubs'.

How Will New £18m 'Gene Therapy Innovation Hubs' Transform Care for Patients?