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'No Deal Brexit' - What Does This Mean for Parallel Trade?

Friday, 12 October 2018

The UK government has disclosed its plans for the exhaustion of intellectual property rights if there is a no deal Brexit.

'No Deal Brexit' - What Does This Mean for Parallel Trade?

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Pharma Sector Offers Lukewarm Welcome to the Post-Brexit Immigration System Plan

Friday, 12 October 2018

The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has published its highly anticipated report on how the UK's immigration system might be adjusted to counteract the effects of Brexit.

Pharma Sector Offers Lukewarm Welcome to the Post-Brexit Immigration System Plan

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NHS Takes Up Revolutionary Immunotherapy Cancer Treatment

Friday, 12 October 2018

The National Health Service is to take up a revolutionary immunotherapy cancer treatment from Novartis. The drug called Kymriah is very expensive, with a list price of £282,000 per patient, but seen by some as a miracle cure.

NHS Takes Up Revolutionary Immunotherapy Cancer Treatment

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NHS Saves Hundreds of Millions of Pounds by Switching to Generics - What More Can Be Done?

Friday, 12 October 2018

The NHS has saved hundreds of millions of pounds last year, by switching from some branded medicines to generics.

NHS Saves Hundreds of Millions of Pounds by Switching to Generics - What More Can Be Done?

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NPA Loses Pharmacy Cuts Case, But Is the Future Brighter?

Monday, 17 September 2018

It has not been an easy couple of years for community pharmacy with big cuts to its funding announced by the Government in December 2015.

NPA Loses Pharmacy Cuts Case, But Is the Future Brighter?

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New Breakthrough for Early Cancer Detection Test, Years Before Disease Develops

Monday, 17 September 2018

Scientists are hailing an exciting new blood test to detect cancers, years before the disease develops.

New Breakthrough for Early Cancer Detection Test, Years Before Disease Develops

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New Accelerated Access Collaborative Chair Enthuses over Fast Track Medicines

Monday, 17 September 2018

Lord Ara Darzi, the new Chair of the Accelerated Access Collaborative, is enthusiastically looking forward to the opportunities for fast track medicines and medical technologies from the scheme.

New Accelerated Access Collaborative Chair Enthuses over Fast Track Medicines

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Deliberate Use of Data for Another Purpose Breached "Good Faith"

Monday, 17 September 2018

In the case of Health and Case Management Ltd v The Physiotherapy Network Ltd ("H" v "T"), the High Court has ruled on the meaning of a contract involving "good faith".

Deliberate Use of Data for Another Purpose Breached

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"No Deal Brexit" - What Must Pharma Do to Prepare?

Tuesday, 18 September 2018

As the clock keeps ticking towards Brexit on 29 March 2019 ("Brexit Date"), there is continued uncertainty. Will there be a deal or no deal? What are the implications? Businesses across the board are struggling to know what to do.


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Commercial Agents Entitled to Statutory Compensation Even If Termination Occurs in Trial Period

Wednesday, 08 August 2018

Under the Commercial Agents Directive, self-employed agents are entitled to certain minimum rights. This includes a right to compensation or indemnity on termination of the agency, except in certain limited circumstances...

Commercial Agents Entitled to Statutory Compensation Even If Termination Occurs in Trial Period

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Upholding Your Liability Clause - Court of Appeal Ruling Highlights Importance of Insurance Options and Allocation of Risk

Wednesday, 08 August 2018

Waiting to challenge liability clauses rather than negotiating what you want is a dangerous game - what can your business learn from a recent case surrounding liability and insurance?

Upholding Your Liability Clause - Court of Appeal Ruling Highlights Importance of Insurance Options and Allocation of Risk

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UK to Be Part of European Plan to Sequence One Million Genomes

Wednesday, 08 August 2018

As the UK's 100,000 Genomes project progresses rapidly towards its projected conclusion this year, another genomics project involving the UK has been announced.

UK to Be Part of European Plan to Sequence One Million Genomes

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The UK Government Chequers White Paper Widely Acclaimed in Pharma - But Will It Be Adopted?

Wednesday, 08 August 2018

The Government has published its White Paper setting out the proposed future relationship with the European Union, as agreed by the Cabinet at Chequers.

The UK Government Chequers White Paper Widely Acclaimed in Pharma - But Will It Be Adopted?

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Pharma Supply Chain Urged to Plan for All Brexit Scenarios as Some Start Stockpiling Medicines

Wednesday, 08 August 2018

There continues to be different messages coming out of the Brexit negotiations for the pharma supply chain to digest.

Pharma Supply Chain Urged to Plan for All Brexit Scenarios as Some Start Stockpiling Medicines

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BEIS Committee Report Warns of Dangers of Pharma Regulatory Divergence after Brexit

Tuesday, 03 July 2018

As we heard at the recent packed annual PING seminar that VWV held, there is no bigger issue facing the pharma industry than Brexit, and in particular the uncertainty over what will happen from a regulatory perspective.

BEIS Committee Report Warns of Dangers of Pharma Regulatory Divergence after Brexit