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Be Clear If You Want to Claim Liquidated Damages for Work Never Delivered

Tuesday, 09 April 2019

In the case of Triple Point Technology Inc v PTT Public Co Ltd, the Court of Appeal has issued a warning to parties to be clear if they want liquidated damages to apply for work that is never delivered.

Be Clear If You Want to Claim Liquidated Damages for Work Never Delivered

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Exciting New Era for MedCity as British Library and Francis Crick Extend Facility

Tuesday, 09 April 2019

MedCity has announced an exciting new development for UK life sciences. The British Library, Stanhope Plc and Mitsui Fudosan have announced the signing of a visionary agreement for the creation of a major new hub...

Exciting New Era for MedCity as British Library and Francis Crick Extend Facility

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US Firm Admits Leaking Genetic Data to the FBI

Tuesday, 09 April 2019

The US company FamilyTreeDNA has admitted that it secretly allowed access to the DNA profiles of its users to the FBI in order to help solve "cold case" crimes.

US Firm Admits Leaking Genetic Data to the FBI

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EMA Can't Escape Lease Due to Brexit Frustration

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

There are plenty of people who are now getting frustrated by Brexit. But now a legal case has taken this to a whole new level.

EMA Can't Escape Lease Due to Brexit Frustration

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Common Painkillers Could Increase Cancer Survival Rates by a Third

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Researchers at the University of California, San Francisco have found that the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen and aspirin, boosted survival rates in head and neck cancer sufferers from 25% to 78%.

Common Painkillers Could Increase Cancer Survival Rates by a Third

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NHS Announces New DNA Kit Testing to Sequence Genomes

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

After the successful sequencing of 100,000 genomes thanks to the 100,000 Genomes Project, NHS England is seeking to take its next step in genetic analysis towards a deeper understanding of personalised medicine through the use of DNA kits.

NHS Announces New DNA Kit Testing to Sequence Genomes

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The World's First 'Designer Babies' - But What Next?

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

A scientist called He Jiankui has shocked the science world with claims that he has produced the world's first genetically edited babies - Lulu and Nana. He also claims a second patient is in early pregnancy.

The World's First 'Designer Babies' - But What Next?

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Caution - "Agreement to Agree" Clause Ruled Null and Void

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

The Court of Appeal has concluded that an agreement to agree clause was null and void due to uncertainty in a crucial contracts case.

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Community Pharmacies Must Prepare for a New Era of GPhC Inspections

Friday, 15 February 2019

What does the GPhC's plan for unannounced inspections mean for community pharmacy?

Community Pharmacies Must Prepare for a New Era of GPhC Inspections

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The NHS 10 Year Plan - What Does It Mean for Pharma and Pharmacists?

Friday, 08 February 2019

NHS England has published its 10 year plan for the future of the NHS. This corresponds to the extra funding (£4.5bn extra per year in real terms by 2023/2024) that it is receiving from the Government...

The NHS 10 Year Plan - What Does It Mean for Pharma and Pharmacists?

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New £79m AI Project to Boost Detection of Diseases in Updated Sector Deal

Friday, 08 February 2019

The UK Government has published its second life sciences sector deal, updating the first from 2017. In its update, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy together with the Office for Life Sciences have underscored what was offered...

New £79m AI Project to Boost Detection of Diseases in Updated Sector Deal

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New Pay Deal for Pharma to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

Friday, 08 February 2019

The UK Government has published its 20 year vision and a 5 year national action plan for what the UK will do to try to contain antimicrobial resistance by 2040.

New Pay Deal for Pharma to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance

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Health Secretary Changes Focus from Cure to Prevention

Friday, 08 February 2019

Matt Hancock, the Health Secretary, is looking to re-align priorities in the NHS budget. He wants to move more resource into prevention and towards primary and community services.

Health Secretary Changes Focus from Cure to Prevention

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Pharmacy Regulation Changes Delayed, and Not Just by Brexit

Monday, 14 January 2019

Legislation which came into force in April 2018 introduced defences to offences arising from preparation and dispensing errors made by registered pharmacists and registered pharmacy technicians, at retail pharmacy premises.

Pharmacy Regulation Changes Delayed, and Not Just by Brexit

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Huge Change for GSK as Innovative Pharma and Consumer Health Divisions Split

Monday, 14 January 2019

GSK, the UK's biggest pharma company, has agreed a deal with Pfizer, the US company, to merge their consumer healthcare units to become the world's biggest seller of over-the-counter medicines.

Huge Change for GSK as Innovative Pharma and Consumer Health Divisions Split