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Courts Show Increased Willingness to Give 'Common Sense' Interpretation to Liability Clauses - But Which One?

Monday, 21 May 2018

When there is a dispute over a commercial contract, inevitably the discussion centres around how much one party can claim against the alleged wrongdoer...

Courts Show Increased Willingness to Give 'Common Sense' Interpretation to Liability Clauses - But Which One?

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London Scientists Lead the Way with Restoring Vision to the Blind

Monday, 21 May 2018

Scientists at University College London and Moorfields Eye Hospital have pioneered a new treatment using regenerative medicine to restore sight to blind people.

London Scientists Lead the Way with Restoring Vision to the Blind

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Innovative Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult Manufacturing Centre Opens in Stevenage

Monday, 21 May 2018

The Business Secretary Greg Clark and Science Minister Sam Gyimah were there to officially cut the ribbon and open the centre to 'bridge the gap' between scientific research and commercialisation of the medicines of the future.

Innovative Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult Manufacturing Centre Opens in Stevenage

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EMA Excludes MHRA from Regulating EU Drugs from March 2019 - What Will MHRA Do Next?

Monday, 21 May 2018

The European Medicines Agency has announced that it is reallocating all the regulation of EU medicines currently done by the UK's regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), from Brexit on 30 March 2019.

EMA Excludes MHRA from Regulating EU Drugs - What Will MHRA Do Next?

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The New Dispensing Errors Defence - What Pharmacists Need to Know

Tuesday, 01 May 2018

New legislation came into force on 16 April 2018 which provides pharmacists with a legal defence for inadvertent dispensing errors.

Important European Court Opinion on Specific Mechanism - What Does This Mean for Parallel Trade?

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Important European Court Opinion on the Specific Mechanism - What Does This Mean for Parallel Trade?

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

The recent case of Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals v Orifarm GmbH has resulted in an important opinion from the EU's Advocate General on the interpretation of the Specific Mechanism.

Important European Court Opinion on Specific Mechanism - What Does This Mean for Parallel Trade?

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Top Tips for Pharma Businesses When Targeted by Internet Trolls

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

An organisation's reputation is one of its most significant assets and, in the pharmaceutical industry, publicity can make or break a business.

Top Tips for Pharma Businesses When Targeted by Internet Trolls

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New Data Protection Fees of up to £2,900 Per Year Introduced to Pay ICO

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

The new regulations arrive in preparation for the GDPR on 25 May 2018.

New Data Protection Fees of up to £2,900 Per Year Introduced to Pay ICO

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Jeremy Hunt Pledges Crackdown on NHS Medicine Errors Causing 22,000 Deaths a Year

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

The errors may be leading to high human and monetary costs every year in the UK.

Jeremy Hunt Pledges Crackdown on NHS Medicine Errors Causing 22,000 Deaths a Year

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100,000 Genomes Project Halfway Completed

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

The groundbreaking project has already delivered some benefits to patients, while the project aims to complete by the end of 2018.

100,000 Genomes Project Halfway Completed

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Don't Lose Damages Rights by Terminating Contracts Incorrectly

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

When something goes wrong in a commercial contract, it is important to take advice on the correct way to terminate the contract.

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Pharmacy Leaders Provide Guidance to Help Prepare for Falsified Medicines Directive

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Leaders in community pharmacy have provided guidance to help the pharmacy profession prepare for the implementation of the EU's Falsified Medicines Directive.

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Pharma Concerns Raised Again over US Reimbursement After Trump Vows to Bring Down Drug Prices

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

The pharma industry has once again become concerned over the future for reimbursement in the US following President Trump's State of the Union address.

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Pharma Firms Feeling the Pinch When It Comes to Recruitment of Overseas Talent

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Businesses are struggling to attract and retain key talent from overseas as a result of uncertainty over Brexit.

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UK Government Sets Out Vision of Associate Membership of EMA Post-Brexit

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

One of the big issues for the Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences sector is: what will happen to the regulations post-Brexit?

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