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UK Government Seeks to Give Certainty for How to Share Personal Data with the EU After Brexit

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

The UK Government has published a series of position papers on Brexit. In one, it has sought to give comfort to citizens, businesses and institutions on the exchange and protection of personal data.

UK Government Seeks to Give Certainty for How to Share Personal Data with the EU After Brexit

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Healthcare Apps - What Is the Law?

Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Healthcare apps are now a part of everyday life, whether for the fitness freak, worried well or someone with a medical condition.


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MHRA Highlights Innovation Support and Other Achievements in Annual Report

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has published its annual report and accounts, highlighting some of its key achievements.

MHRA Highlights Innovation Support and Other Achievements in Annual Report

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How the GDPR Will Be Enforced - Information Commissioner Sets Out Plans in Blog

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

The Information Commissioner has been writing a series of blogs to bring a dose of reality to all the concern over the introduction of the new data protection laws to replace the Data Protection Act.

How the GDPR Will Be Enforced - Information Commissioner Sets Out Plans in Blog

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Court of Appeal Case Sounds Warning - Draft Liability Clause as You Intend It

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

When something goes wrong in a contract, the parties pull the contract out of the drawer. Who is responsible for what, and what caps and exclusions on liability are there?

Court of Appeal Case Sounds Warning - Draft Liability Clause as You Intend It

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Research Community Calls for Better Patient Protection Through Greater Regulation of Stem Cell Treatments

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

Fifteen researchers, including some from the University of Oxford, have issued a call through the journal, Science Translation Medicine, for greater regulation of clinicians offering unproven stem cell treatments.

Research Community Calls for Better Patient Protection Through Greater Regulation of Stem Cell Treatments

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Why You Need to Be Careful When Agreeing Example Calculations in Your Contracts

Wednesday, 06 September 2017

The Court of Appeal has concluded that example calculations in a contract were legally binding and not simply illustrative.

Why You Need to Be Careful When Agreeing Example Calculations in Your Contracts

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Brexit: Positive Noises on Regulatory Cooperation in Pharma & Life Sciences Sector

Wednesday, 09 August 2017

We recently reported that organisations from across the pharma and healthcare spectrum had joined forces to create the Brexit Health Alliance with the aim of safeguarding issues of health in light of Britain leaving the European Union.


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Pharmacy Organisations Given Permission to Appeal High Court Decision on Cuts to Community Pharmacy Budget

Wednesday, 09 August 2017

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) and the National Pharmacy Association (NPA) have both been given permission to lodge an appeal against the High Court decision which found the planned budget cuts for community pharmacy legal.

Pharmacy Organisations Given Permission to Appeal High Court Decision on Cuts to Community Pharmacy Budget

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New Legislation Around Medical Devices - How this Could Affect Manufacturers and the Supply Chain

Wednesday, 09 August 2017

There are more than 500,000 types of medical devices and in vitro diagnostic devices on the EU market ranging from sticking plasters and scalpels to pacemakers and breast implants...

New Legislation Around Medical Devices - How this Could Affect Manufacturers and the Supply Chain

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Routine DNA Tests on the NHS - Will Precision Medicine Help or Hinder Your Organisation?

Wednesday, 09 August 2017

England's Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, announced recently that genomic testing should be made routine on the NHS in order to provide patients with more personalised treatment plans through the establishment of a National Genomics Board.

Routine DNA Tests on the NHS - Will Precision Medicine Help or Hinder Your Organisation?

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Pharma and Healthcare Bodies Join Forces to Put Forward Co-Operative Voice on Brexit Issues

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Organisations from across the pharma and healthcare spectrum have joined forces to create the Brexit Health Alliance (BHA).


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Could Aspirin Be Making People's Conditions Worse Rather than Better?

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Millions of elderly people take aspirins every day to reduce risks of heart attack and stroke.

Could Aspirin Be Making People's Conditions Worse Rather than Better?

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Report Warns of Mistrust Towards Pharmaceuticals Both by Clinicians and Patients

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

A majority of GPs considers clinical trials to be biased in order to produce a positive outcome, claims a report released by the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Report Warns of Mistrust Towards Pharmaceuticals Both by Clinicians and Patients

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Modified Antibiotic Signifies Hope Against Deadly Superbugs - Why it Pays to Keep Innovating

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

A study by The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) in California has found that a modified form of the antibiotic 'vancomycin' is a thousand times stronger than the previous version of the drug.

Modified Antibiotic Signifies Hope Against Deadly Superbugs - Why it Pays to Keep Innovating