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MHRA gives OK to Bavencio for first-line maintenance of advanced bladder cancer via the Early Access to Medicines Scheme

September 3, 2020
Sales and Marketing Bavencio, MHRA, Merck, Pfizer, UK, eams, pharma

It has been revealed that Bavencio (avelumab), jointly developed by Merck KGaA and Pfizer, has been approved by the UK …


Novavax and Janssen commit 90 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to UK Government with two new deals

August 14, 2020
Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing COVID-19, J&J, JJ, Novavax, UK, pharma

The UK Government has signed a new deal with Johnson & Johnson and Novavax to secure 90 million orders of …


UK Government tells medicine suppliers to stockpile drugs for no-deal Brexit despite coronavirus concerns

August 4, 2020
Manufacturing and Production UK, brexit, coronavirus

The British government has contacted medicine suppliers urging them to stockpile drugs for a possible no-deal Brexit, despite the pressure …


UK Government invests £100m in new COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing site

July 23, 2020
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development COVID-19, UK, Vaccine, coronavirus

The UK Government’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has revealed a new pledge of an additional £100 million …

Gilteritinib becomes first NICE-approved oral therapy for relapsed or refractory acute myeloid leukaemia

July 16, 2020
Sales and Marketing Atellas, NICE, UK, acute myeloid leukaemia, gilteritinib

NICE has revealed its recommendation of Astellas’ gilteritinib for routine use as a monotherapy on the NHS in England and …

NICE recommends Takeda’s Adcetris for previously untreated systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma

July 9, 2020
Sales and Marketing Adcentris, NICE, Takeda, UK

NICE has announced it has recommended Takeda’s Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin), in combination with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin and prednisone (CHP), for use …


UK universities join forces for early-stage COVID-19 therapy testing platform

July 7, 2020
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development COVID-19, UK, coronavirus

A coalition of UK universities have come together to build a new clinical trial and drug testing platform to evaluate …


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 …

NICE greenlights Roche’s Rozlytrek for ROS1+ advanced non-small cell lung cancer

June 15, 2020
Sales and Marketing NICE, Roche, Rozlytrek, UK, lung cancer

Roche’s Rozlytrek (entrectinib) has secured recommendation for NHS use in England and Wales after NICE backed the drug in final …


AstraZeneca pledges to manufacture 30m units of Oxford University’s COVID-19 vaccine

May 19, 2020
Manufacturing and Production AstraZeneca, COVID-19, UK, Vaccine, coronavirus, pharma

AstraZeneca has provided an update on the partnership it forged with the University of Oxford in late April to push …

NICE gives thumbs-up to Roche’s Kadcyla in HER2+ breast cancer sub-population

May 7, 2020
Sales and Marketing Cancer, Kadcyla, NHS, NICE, Roche, UK, breast cancer

NICE has revealed that it has recommended the NHS use of Roche’s Kadcyla (trastuzumab emtansine) for HER2+ breast cancer in …


MHRA launches new pharmacovigilance reporting platform for COVID-19 treatments

May 5, 2020
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development COVID-19, MHRA, UK, coronavirus, pharma

A new online reporting site has been launched by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency’s (MHRA) to track potential …


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May 1, 2020
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing COVID-19, Gilead, UK, coronaviurs

The search for a COVID-19 treatment has ramped up this week, with two new studies detailing the efficacy of Gilead’s …

Bayer’s Vitrakvi becomes first tumour-agnostic therapy approved by NICE for NHS patients with NTRK fusion+ cancer

April 21, 2020
Manufacturing and Production, Sales and Marketing Bayer, Cancer, NICE, UK, Vitrakvi, tumour agnostic

Bayer’s oral TRK inhibitor Vitrakvi (larotrectinib) has just been recommended by NICE in the treatment of advanced neurotrophic tyrosine receptor …

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