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UK Government to offer HPV vaccine to men who have sex with men

February 6, 2018
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development England, HPV, UK, human papillomavirus, pharma, vaccination

The UK Government has confirmed a national vaccination programme that will provide access for men who have sex with men(MSM) …


Report finds variation in quality of care in GP practices across England

September 21, 2017
Medical Communications : Pharma, England, GP, NHS, biotech, drugs, pharma, pharmaceutical

Depending on your interpretation of results from the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) recent report on the standard of care provided …


Wales approve pancreatic cancer drug for use despite NICE rejection in England

March 18, 2016
Medical Communications, Research and Development Abraxane, Celgene, England, NHS, NICE, Wales, approval

Celgene (Nasdaq: CELG) has announced that Abraxane, in combination with gemcitabine, will continue to be an available treatment option for …

NHS in England is ‘deteriorating’

March 26, 2015
Sales and Marketing Conservatives, England, Labour, NHS, coalition, election, government, liberal

Leading UK healthcare think tank The King’s Fund has published its second report on the NHS under the present government …

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NHS launches mental health apps library

March 25, 2015
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing England, NHS, apps, choices, digital, kitemark, online

NHS England has launched a directory of digital services it endorses for the treatment of mental health, in the first …

NHS backtracks on Cancer Drugs Fund de-listings

March 12, 2015
Sales and Marketing Afinitor, CDF, Cancer Drugs Fund, England, Halaven, NHS, Novartis, everolimus

NHS England is expected to perform a U-turn on several decisions to remove treatments from the cancer drugs fund when …

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UK government spends £300 million on dementia

February 23, 2015
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cameron, England, NHS, dementia, investment, research

UK prime minister David Cameron has said the government is to invest more than £300m into dementia research and that …

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NHS plans bashed over cancer and heart disease

December 24, 2014
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cancer, England, NHS, Simon Stevens, funding, heart

Hundreds of healthcare experts have signed an open letter to NHS chief executive Simon Stevens calling for him to scrap …

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Half of England on prescription drugs

December 11, 2014
Sales and Marketing England, HSCIC, NHS, doctors, prescribing, prescriptions

Almost half of the people in England are taking regular prescription medicines according to a new report by the Health …

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NICE aims for earlier cancer diagnosis

November 20, 2014
Sales and Marketing Cancer, England, NHS, NICE, OECD, UK, baker

NICE is updating its guidance in a bid to help doctors spot the signs and symptoms of cancer as part …

NHS Better Care Fund lacks guidance, says watchdog

November 12, 2014
Sales and Marketing England, NHS, UK, better care fund, nao

A much-lauded project to reduce unnecessary hospital visits and shift care into the community will fall well short of its …

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NICE backs world’s most expensive medicine

September 4, 2014
Sales and Marketing AGNSS, Alexion, England, NICE, aHUS, solaris

In a U-turn on its previous guidance NICE is now recommending that the £330,000 rare disease drug Soliris should be …

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Unison warns of ‘dangerous’ £1 billion NHS tender

July 4, 2014
Sales and Marketing CCG, England, NHS, commissioning, unison

A row is bubbling over the provision of health services in Staffordshire after a trade union accused four NHS clinical …

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NICE launches VBA consultation

March 27, 2014
Sales and Marketing Dillon, England, NHS, NICE, VBP, catchpole, pars, vba

NICE has today launched its consultation into how value-based assessment of drugs will work in practice, which will run for …

NHS England delays patient data roll-out

February 19, 2014
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing England, HSCIC, NHS, care data, care.data, data, patients

The giant NHS database that could allow pharma firms to buy into patient records will now not be launched until …

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