The UK Government and NHS said in 2014 that it wanted to expedite and facilitate access for NHS patients to innovative medicines, medical technologies, diagnostics and digital products for which there is an urgent need.
The UK Government has published a series of position papers on Brexit. In one, it has sought to reassure business and individuals that it will be 'business as usual' in terms of enforcing their legal rights where there is a cross-border element.
The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) announced at this year's Pharmacy Show in Birmingham that it will be taking steps to further encourage the interaction between GPs and pharmacists.
Big pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has been reported as making significant progress with the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and supercomputers for the discovery of new drugs using old trial data.