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COVID-19 impact on England’s cancer services could lead to 35,000 excess deaths

July 8, 2020
Research and Development COVID-19, Cancer, England, coronavirus

New data emerging from DATA-CAN: The Health Data Research Hub for Cancer has shone a light on the potential toll …


UK health leaders urge “rapid review” of COVID-19 preparedness as England relaxes lockdown

June 24, 2020
Research and Development COVID-19, England, UK, coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced an extensive rollback of existing lockdown measures to restrict the spread of COVID-19 in …


The March 2020 issue of Pharmafocus is available to read free online now!

February 27, 2020
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing England, Pharmafocus, UK, mumps, pharma, pharmacovigilance, type 2 diabetes

The latest monthly edition of Pharmafocus, the March issue, is available to read for free online now! The coronavirus continues …


Austerity policies blamed as English life expectancy stalls for first time in a century

February 25, 2020
Manufacturing and Production England, NHS England, UCL, austerity, life expectancy

A landmark report has shown that English life expectancy has stalled for the first time in a century, and reversed …

Shionogi’s Mulpleo recommended for NHS use across England, Wales and Scotland for chronic liver disease

December 12, 2019
Sales and Marketing England, Mulpleo, NICE, Scotland, Scottish Medicines Consortium, Shionogi, Wales

Both the regulators governing NHS use of medicines in England, Wales and Scotland – the National Institute for Health and …


England’s antibiotic use is down, but antibiotic-resistant infections still spreading, report warns

November 1, 2019
Medical Communications, Research and Development Antibiotics, England, Review on antimicrobial resistance

A new report has revealed that GPs in England are writing fewer prescriptions for antibiotics, but this has done little …


Ireland will not suffer immediate medicine shortages in event of no-deal Brexit, says health authority

September 5, 2019
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing England, Ireland, UK, brexit, pharma

Though MPs are moving forward with their plan to block UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s supposed no-deal Brexit from the …


Rare Group A strep outbreak kills 12 and infects 20 in Essex

June 26, 2019
Medical Communications, Research and Development England, NHS, UK, outbreak, pharma

An outbreak of the rare contagious bacteria Group A streptococcal (iGAS) infection in Essex, UK, has resulted in 32 cases …


Mental health spending varies dramatically among regions in England, analysis shows

May 14, 2019
Manufacturing and Production England, NHS, UK, mental health, mind, spending

Spending on mental health varies dramatically between regions in England, according to analysis from mental health charity Mind. South Yorkshire …


England’s antidepressant prescriptions double to 70m in a decade

March 29, 2019
Medical Communications England, UK, antidepressants, anxiety, depression, pharma

Figures released by NHS Digital have revealed that prescriptions for antidepressants in the UK have risen to 70.9 million, almost …


Public satisfaction with NHS falls to lowest point since 2007

March 7, 2019
Medical Communications England, King's, NHS, Nuffield, Scotland, UK, Wales, kings, public stisfaction

Public satisfaction with the NHS has fallen to lowest levels since 2007, according to analysis of the 2018 British Social …

33% of antibiotics prescribed by NHS are given without associated diagnosis, England’s Chief Medical Officer warns

February 11, 2019
Sales and Marketing AMR, Antibiotics, Dame Sally Davies, England, UK, pharma

A third of the antibiotics prescribed by the NHS are given out despite there being no medical evidence that they …


Top Ten most popular articles on Pharmafile.com this week!

February 1, 2019
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cancer, England, NHS, Purdue, Vertex, insys, israel, oncology, pharma, top 10

Scandal dominated this week’s news after Sunrise Lee, a stripper turned Insys sales rep was alleged to have given a …


Health Secretary pledges to end transmission of HIV in England by 2030

January 31, 2019
Medical Communications, Research and Development 2030, AIDS, England, HIV, UN, health

Through better prevention, detection and treatment, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has pledged to end transmission of HIV in England by …

People in England will be able to pay the NHS to sequence their genetic data, if they share it with scientists

January 28, 2019
Sales and Marketing Alzheimer's, Cancer, England, NHS, genetic data, genomes, health

The NHS will provide paid-for health reports, informing patients as to the likelihood that they will develop diseases such as …

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