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NHS England approves Cancer Drugs Fund proposals

February 26, 2016
Medical Communications, Research and Development ABPI, Cancer Drugs Fund, NHS England

NHS England has approved proposed reforms of the Cancer Drugs Fund, following the end of the 12-week consultation period earlier …


Pharma industry will pay £550m of NHS 2016 drugs bill

December 22, 2015
Manufacturing and Production ABPI, PPRS, Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme

A new financial agreement announced this week as part of the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme (PPRS), will see the pharmaceutical …


New web portal highlights UK strengths in medicines manufacturing

December 1, 2015
Manufacturing and Production ABPI, KTN, Knowledge Transfer Network, Medicines Manufacturing Industry Partnership, UK, manufacturing, mmip, production

A new web portal has been launched to provide a platform to promote the UK’s strengths and capabilities in medicines …


Bayer takes on Actavis in ABPI code conduct breach

November 26, 2015
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing ABPI, Actavis, Bayer, PMCPA

The Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority (PMCPA) has ruled in favour of Bayer in a case brought against Actavis. …


UK ‘lacks the skills’ for future drug development, ABPI warns

November 11, 2015
Business Services, Research and Development ABPI, Jobs, careers, recruitment, skills gap

A shortage of skilled professionals threatens to undermine research and development of new medicines in the UK and prevent growth …


ABPI welcomes science budget inquiry findings

November 10, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development ABPI, Comprehensive Spending Review

The UK pharma trade body, the ABPI, has welcomed the findings of the Science and Technology Committee’s inquiry into the …

PM David Cameron

ABPI hits back at Prime Minister’s criticism of high drug prices

October 15, 2015
Sales and Marketing ABPI, Drug pricing, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, NICE, Translarna, ataluren, david cameron, prime minister, rare disease

The ABPI has responded to comments made by UK Prime Minister David Cameron during yesterday’s Prime Minster’s Questions, in which …


Health professionals back transparency of their dealings with pharma

October 12, 2015
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing ABPI, transparency

The majority of doctors, nurses, hospital specialists and pharmacists believe that payments received by healthcare professionals (HCPs) from pharmaceutical companies …


CEO Stephen Whitehead leaves ABPI

October 1, 2015
Medical Communications ABPI, Alison Clough, Stephen Whitehead

The ABPI has confirmed that CEO Stephen Whitehead has left the organisation. Speaking on behalf of the Board, John Kearney, …


ABPI responds to UK medicines cost controversy

September 25, 2015
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing ABPI, Cancer Drugs Fund, NHS

Alison Clough, acting CEO of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI), has responded to recent reports in the …


PMPCA rules on multiple pharma code breaches

September 17, 2015
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing ABPI, ABPI Code, PMCPA, Prescriptions Medicine Code of Practice Authority

The industry’s code of conduct regulator has ruled on several alleged breaches of the ABPI code of pharmaceutical conduct by …

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ABPI ‘deeply concerned’ by slow UK drugs uptake

September 7, 2015
Sales and Marketing ABPI, PPRS, Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme, drugs bill, market access, medicines bill

The UK pharma industry paid £209 million to underwrite the UK medicines bill in second quarter of 2015, according to …

Clinical Trial Transparency – A Personal View

August 24, 2015
Research and Development ABPI, PMCPA, clinical trial transparency, clinical trials, health research authority, transparency

During the time I worked as research, medical and innovation director at the ABPI, between October 2012 and January 2015, …

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt

Doctors ‘face jail over pharma payments’

August 24, 2015
Sales and Marketing ABPI, Jeremy Hunt, NHS, PMCPA, bribery, doctor payments, health secretary, transparency

Healthcare professionals who have inappropriate financial links with pharma companies will face prosecution and up to 10 years in jail, …


New ABPI executive director appointed

July 21, 2015
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing ABPI, Richard Corbett

The UK pharma trade body the ABPI has appointed Richard Corbett as its new executive director of commercial. Corbett will …

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