Image of a hand holding a torch to show Kate Bingham appointed Chair of UK Vaccine Taskforce

Kate Bingham appointed Chair of UK Vaccine Taskforce

Kate Bingham has been appointed Chair of the UK’s Vaccine Taskforce – the group set up by the Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser, Deputy Chief...
Image of a surgeon putting on PPE to how NHS roadmap to safely bring back routine operations during COVID-19

NHS roadmap to safely bring back routine operations during COVID-19

Health leaders have set out a series of measures to help local hospitals plan to increase routine operations and treatment, while keeping the necessary...
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BIVDA comments on Roche COVID-19 antibody test authorisation

The British In Vitro Diagnostics Association (BIVDA) has commented on the Roche COVID-19 antibody test authorisation by Public Health England. BIVDA is delighted to see...
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New partnership to sequence human genomes to study genetics and coronavirus

Thousands of patients severely ill with COVID-19 will have their genetic code studied to help scientists understand any link between genetics and coronavirus. The major...
Image of magnifying glass and coronavirus to show Senzer launches Critical Care Division for anti-viral COVID-19 treatments

Senzer launches Critical Care Division for anti-viral COVID-19 treatments

Senzer Pharmaceuticals, a UK company involved in the development, manufacture and licencing of pioneering respiratory products for pharmaceutical formulations, has launched a Critical Care...
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COVID-19 drugs trial rolled out across UK homes and communities

A UK COVID-19 drugs trial – testing whether low-risk treatment in the community can help people at higher risk of complications from COVID-19 to...
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How effective data strategies in labs are increasing the throughput of lifesaving drugs

Pietro Forgione of IDBS explains how effective data strategies in labs are increasing the throughput of lifesaving drugs. From R&D contract organisations to large pharmaceutical...
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Race to develop sustainable COVID-19 vaccine delivery

Scientists are launching a major new research project in India that will help to engineer an efficient and sustainable delivery mechanism – ready to...
Image of varous trial and reporting tools with scientists to show Closed Loop Medicine partners with US trial to find COVID-19 and hypertension link

Closed Loop Medicine partners with US trial to find COVID-19 and hypertension link

Closed Loop Medicine, a UK therapeutics company, will launch clinical trials in the US to find links between Covid-19 and hypertension. The Cambridge-based company is...
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New COVID-19 guideline on acute kidney injury

The National Institute for Heath and Care Excellence has published a new COVID-19 rapid guideline on acute kidney injury (AKI). The guideline aims to help...

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Reducing the time to market for new COVID-19 vaccines

Reducing time to market for new COVID-19 vaccines

With the target set to offer a COVID-19 vaccine to a further 17.7 million people in the next five priority groups - including all...
NHS gives women Human Papillomavirus Virus (HPV) home testing kits

NHS gives women Human Papillomavirus Virus (HPV) home testing kits

NHS England has announced that more than 31,000 women will be offered kits to carry out HPV self-sampling in the privacy and convenience of...
Tribunal upholds CMA decision on pharma collusion and £1.2m fine

Tribunal upholds CMA decision on pharma collusion and £1.2m fine

The Competition Appeal Tribunal has upheld the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)’s finding that pharmaceutical firm Lexon broke competition law, dismissing Lexon’s appeal. Last year,...

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NHS prescription charge to increase from 1st April

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The NHS prescription charge will increase to £9.35 per prescription item from 1 April 2021 in England, according to the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee...
NHS gives women Human Papillomavirus Virus (HPV) home testing kits

NHS gives women Human Papillomavirus Virus (HPV) home testing kits

NHS England has announced that more than 31,000 women will be offered kits to carry out HPV self-sampling in the privacy and convenience of...
Tribunal upholds CMA decision on pharma collusion and £1.2m fine

Tribunal upholds CMA decision on pharma collusion and £1.2m fine

The Competition Appeal Tribunal has upheld the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)’s finding that pharmaceutical firm Lexon broke competition law, dismissing Lexon’s appeal. Last year,...

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