Access to Perjeta for Scottish breast cancer patients

Perjeta has been approved for Scottish breast cancer patients by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC). SMC has recommended that Perjeta® (pertuzumab) should be made available...

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£1M grant scheme for rare diseases

Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity) and LifeArc have launched a £1M grant scheme for rare disease patients. The new joint funding scheme Translational Research Accelerator Grants is...

HFMA’s Chris Calkin on how the money in the NHS system...

How does the money flow through the NHS? Here’s the inside intelligence. The complicated structure of the NHS is often impenetrable, even to those who...
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The benefits of using data to personalise cancer care

Reform research A data-driven approach to personalised cancer care published today, finds that a more effective use of data could bring about much-needed improvements...

The coming storm in the pharma supply chain

Keith Bontrager was a pioneer in mountain bike design who famously spoke of a ‘value triangle’ when it came to bikes. “Strong, light, cheap...
Syringe with liquid- Pharmacy’s role in vaccinations

Pharmacy’s role in vaccinations: Protecting the nation’s health

What is the pharmacy’s role in vaccinations? Flu is a major cause of harm to individuals, leading to around 16,000 attributable deaths last season (over...

CF Future Care: Putting people with CF in the driving seat

Dr Su Madge is the driving force behind a digital platform called CF Future Care, putting people with cystic fibrosis (CF) in the driving...
Image of a virus through a microscope to highlight the role of medtech in antimicrobial resistance

Beyond pharma: The role of medtech in antimicrobial resistance

Paul Chapman, Chartered (UK) and European Patent Attorney, discusses the role of medtech in antimicrobial resistance. A major review published by the World Health Organisation...
Understanding men's health

Understanding men’s health: Men’s health matters

Why do men find it hard to get help for their health worries? Pf Magazine explores understanding men's health.  Whether it’s because they’re embarrassed, don’t...

A year in pharma

It’s hard to believe, but as quick as a flash it’s December – which seems a fitting time to reflect on a year in...

Pf Magazine December 2018 – How time flies

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