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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

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Exciting Future for UK Life Sciences as 100,000 Genomes Project Completes

Monday, 14 January 2019

Genomics England's 100,000 Genomes project has reached its goal - making it the world's largest gene sequencing project in healthcare, and bringing hope of better understanding of diseases and faster diagnosis.

Exciting Future for UK Life Sciences as 100,000 Genomes Project Completes

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EU Settlement Scheme to Open to More EU Nationals on 21 January 2019

Monday, 14 January 2019

As we get closer to Brexit, the EU "settled status scheme", which grants immigration status to EU nationals to allow them to continue living here after Brexit, is being rolled to increasingly larger groups of EU nationals.

EU Settlement Scheme to Open to More EU Nationals on 21 January 2019

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Government Steps Up "No Deal" Brexit Planning to Try to Address Pharma Concerns

Monday, 14 January 2019

The UK Government has stepped up plans for protecting medicines in the event of a "no deal" Brexit. This comes amid political wrangling at Westminster where there is no clear picture as to what will happen next...

Government Steps Up

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EMIG Brexit Barometer Results Show Alarm in Pharma Sector

Monday, 14 January 2019

EMIG (The Ethical Medicines Industry Group) has published its latest Brexit Barometer survey results. In recent quarters, EMIG has been carrying out surveys of its members' views and feelings around preparations for Brexit.

EMIG Brexit Barometer Results Show Alarm in Pharma Sector

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High Court Rules on Innocent Party's Dilemma

Monday, 10 December 2018

A commercial contract often sits in the drawer until it is needed...

High Court Rules on Innocent Party's Dilemma - Should it Terminate a Contract or Preserve its Business?

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Novartis Grimsby Closure Sees 400 Pharma Jobs Go - But Denies Brexit Link

Monday, 10 December 2018

Novartis has announced the closure by 2020 of its manufacturing plant in Grimsby, leading to the loss of 400 jobs.

Novartis Grimsby Closure Sees 400 Pharma Jobs Go - But Denies Brexit Link

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Should MP's Extend Patent Protection to Counter Antimicrobial Resistance?

Monday, 10 December 2018

The lack of new antibiotics poses one of the gravest threats to healthcare with a lack of new medicines coming through.

Should MP's Extend Patent Protection to Counter Antimicrobial Resistance?

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Political Declaration on Post-Brexit Future Positive for Pharma - But What Does it Mean for You?

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

The UK Government and European Commission have published the draft text on a future relationship post-Brexit.

Political Declaration on Post-Brexit Future Positive for Pharma - But What Does it Mean for You?