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NHS England threatened legal action against Oxford University hospitals trust

April 4, 2019
Medical Communications, Research and Development Hopsitals, NHS, NHS England, OUH, cancer screening, patients

NHS England threatened to sue Oxford University hospitals (OUH) NHS trust after they objected to the former’s controversial decision to …


Recruitment and retention: How can we do better?

July 16, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing clinical trials, feature, patient recruitment, patients, pharma

In pharma R&D, data is king, but consistent struggles with patient retention is undermining the integrity of clinical findings. Matt …


Learning to trust the patient’s voice

July 31, 2017
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing biotech, drugs, healthcare, patient centricity, patients, pharma, pharmaceutical

Through digital media and technology, the patient’s voice is only growing in strength and it is of growing importance that …

US biotech company to try resurrect the clinically dead

May 4, 2016
Research and Development US, bioquark, biotech, brain, central nervous system, clinically dead, dead, patients, ressurect

A US biotech firm has announced plans for a Phase I trial that will see them attempt to bring brain-dead …


NICE gives green light to Novartis’s heart drug Entresto

April 27, 2016
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Entresto, NHS, NICE, Novartis, benefit, heart failure, patients

NICE has published final guidance recommending heart failure drug Entresto (sacubritil/valsartan). The drug, developed by Novartis, has performed well in …

Patients image

We can’t go on like this: patients must come first

May 27, 2014
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cancer, bowel, denegri, flannagan, patients

When French pharmaceutical company Sanofi announced the appointment of Dr Anne Beal as chief patient officer in late March, the …

NHS England delays patient data roll-out

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

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

Empowering patients through telehealth

October 25, 2010
Sales and Marketing George MacGinnis, Henry Rivera, Michael Dillon, NHS telehealth, Whole System Demonstrators, diabetes telehealth, pa consulting, patients, telehealth

Current models of healthcare are becoming unsustainable all over the world, due to people living longer with chronic diseases, and …

The European Medicines Agency concedes greater engagement is needed

Patient involvement must improve, says European regulator

December 31, 2009
Sales and Marketing EMEA, patients

The European Medicines Agency (EMEA) has admitted that the level of patient involvement in its activities is unsatisfactory.As a result …

LinkedIn's recently launched Twitter integration

Digital Pharma: Byte-sized roundup

November 20, 2009
Medical Communications LinkedIn, digi, digital pharma, eczema, electronic patient records, patients

LinkedIn and Microsoft have signed a deal that will see the forthcoming version of Outlook incorporate feeds from the social networking platform.The …

Lilly sponsors chronic pain website

September 14, 2009
Medical Communications patients

Lilly is sponsoring a new website looking at the problems of the widespread chronic pain condition fibromyalgia. has been …

Scaling up the UK’s research ambition

June 15, 2009
Research and Development NHS, clinical trials, healthcare, patients

The UK has always been one of the world's leaders in drug discovery, with around half of all major medicines …

2008: A year in the life of UK pharma

December 31, 2008
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing 2008, YIR, patients, pharma, review, social networking, year in review

  Patient power proves decisive in battle for accessSocial networking helped a new breed of informed patient advocates win the …

NHS to launch clinical data portal

December 17, 2008
Medical Communications NHS, NHS Evidence, NICE, digi, patients

The NHS is building an online portal to store drug information in one place.NHS Evidence will pool clinical data for …

Information ‘seal of approval’ by summer 2009

November 13, 2008
Medical Communications patients

The UK wants to improve access to information on health and social care by launching a new 'seal of approval' …

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