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UN Commits to Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

For only the fourth time in its history, the UN general assembly has held a high-level meeting on a health issue and this time its focus was on antimicrobial resistance.


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PwC Report Shows £3 billion Value of Community Pharmacy

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Community pharmacy contributed £3 billion to the NHS, public sector and wider society in England in 2015, according to a report from PwC.


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Pfizer's Buying Streak Continues

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

With US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer looking set to take over swathes of the pharmaceutical industry with its multiple acquisition attempts.


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Facebook Mogul Invests $3 Billion in Health Sector

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have announced that they are committing a huge US$3bn to medical research through the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative


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Vision for the Future of Community Pharmacy Unveiled

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

The Community Pharmacy Forward View has finally been published to the delight of many in the pharmacy sector.


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Here Come the Monkeys - Scientific Breakthrough Helps Restore Use of Paralysed Limbs

Monday, 16 January 2017

Scientists in Switzerland have successfully treated two rhesus monkeys which each had one leg paralysed due to a partial spinal cord lesion using new technology to allow them to walk once more.


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Big Pharma Give Much Needed Brexit Boost to Pharmaceuticals Industry Through Commitment to UK Investment

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

AstraZeneca has announced its commitment to spending £330million on a new research and development centre in Cambridge

Big Pharma Give Much Needed Brexit Boost to Pharmaceuticals Industry Through Commitment to UK Investment

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First New Antibiotic Discovery for 30 Years Gets up Superbug's Nose

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

One of the big questions facing the pharmaceuticals and life sciences and healthcare sectors is: what to do about the growing resistance of superbugs to antibiotics?


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New Information Commissioner Appointed

Friday, 12 August 2016

Elizabeth Denham has become the new Information Commissioner, responsible for heading up the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), which is the UK's regulator ofdata protection and freedom of information laws.


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AstraZeneca's New Antibiotic Shows the Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance is Well Underway

Friday, 12 August 2016

AstraZeneca's new antibiotic 'Zavicefta' has been approved by the European Medicines Agency for use in patients with serious Gram-negative bacterial infections.


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Pharma Delighted with New NICE Drug Approvals

Monday, 01 August 2016

The pharma industry in the UK has received a lift with news that five new drugs have been approved by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).


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National Pharmacy Association Dares to Hope that Brexit Could Mean the End to Funding Cuts

Monday, 01 August 2016

The National Pharmacy Association (NPA) has announced that Brexit could give the government an opportunity to change its stance on the proposed reduction of over £170 million in pharmacy funding currently scheduled for October this year.

National Pharmacy Association Dares to Hope that Brexit Could Mean the End to Funding Cuts

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Life Sciences Sector gets Post-Brexit Boost with GSK Announcing £275m UK Investment

Friday, 29 July 2016

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), the UK's biggest pharmaceutical company, has given the UK a massive boost following the Brexit vote with an announcement that it is investing £275m in expanding its manufacturing facilities within the UK.