New lateral flow device distribution service announced for pharmacies

New lateral flow device distribution service announced for pharmacies

A new advanced service – the NHS community pharmacy COVID-19 lateral flow device distribution service – has been added to the NHS Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework (CPCF). The service,...
UK Health Security Agency launched to deal with future threats

UK Health Security Agency launched to deal with future threats

A new UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has launched to plan for, prevent and respond to future external health threats such as infectious diseases. The...
The future of digital healthcare

The future of digital healthcare

Building on the huge progress the NHS made during 2020, Gianpiero Celino, Clinical Director, Cegedim Healthcare Solutions, outlines a vision for the future of...
Updated US trial data shows AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is 76% effective

AstraZeneca releases updated US trial data on COVID-19 vaccine

AstraZeneca has released updated information about its COVID-19 vaccine following concern expressed by the Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) about initial data from...
MSD’s pembrolizumab added to NHSE COVID interim treatment list

MSD’s pembrolizumab added to NHSE COVID interim treatment list

MSD has reached an agreement with NHS England to make pembrolizumab available in England for eligible patients with metastatic MSI-H/dMMR colorectal cancer as an...
What does it really take to conduct a vaccine trial at scale?

What does it really take to conduct a vaccine trial at scale?

The Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine trial was one of the largest and fastest clinical trials ever conducted. ICON, a global provider of outsourced drug and...
Medicago and GSK start Phase III trial of plant-derived COVID-19 vaccine

Medicago and GSK start Phase III trial of plant-derived COVID-19 vaccine

Medicago and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have started Phase III clinical testing of Medicago’s plant-derived COVID-19 vaccine candidate in combination with GSK’s pandemic adjuvant, as part...

MHRA responds to Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine suspensions

Over the weekend, Ireland’s health ministry the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) recommended temporary suspensions of the administration of the COVID-19 Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine in...
COVID-19 and the impact on heart failure care

COVID-19 and the impact on heart failure care

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to strain healthcare services in the UK, findings from the first patient survey into the impact of COVID-19 on...
Positive results for Vir Biotechnology and GSK’s monotherapy treatment of adults with COVID-19  

Positive results for Vir Biotechnology and GSK’s monotherapy treatment of adults with COVID-19  

Vir Biotechnology and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have announced evidence of profound efficacy from a trial evaluating VIR-7831 as monotherapy for the early treatment of COVID-19...

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Non-nurses being hired to work as nurses in hospitals and mental health facilities, RCN warns

Non-nurses being hired as nurses in hospitals and mental health facilities, RCN warns

The RCN is warning against growing instances of people without registered nurse qualifications being employed for registered nursing roles and compromising patient safety. The RCN...
Pf talks to Simon Nicholson, MD of Organon, the global women's health company

Pf talks to Simon Nicholson, MD of Organon

It is long overdue, but women’s health is finally having its moment in the spotlight and it feels like there could be a big...
High street pharmacies making their inventory visible on Google

High street pharmacies making their inventory visible on Google

Over 400 high street pharmacies will now be better equipped to drive online shoppers in-store, by making their inventory visible on Google in real-time. With...

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New thinking will be required to adapt to the new normal life post COVID-19. I hate to start this article on a negative note, but...
Pf talks to Simon Nicholson, MD of Organon, the global women's health company

Pf talks to Simon Nicholson, MD of Organon

It is long overdue, but women’s health is finally having its moment in the spotlight and it feels like there could be a big...
High street pharmacies making their inventory visible on Google

High street pharmacies making their inventory visible on Google

Over 400 high street pharmacies will now be better equipped to drive online shoppers in-store, by making their inventory visible on Google in real-time. With...
PHE confirms coronavirus Delta variant is now dominant in the UK

PHE confirms coronavirus Delta variant is now dominant in the UK

The weekly coronavirus update released by Public Health England (PHE) has shown that cases of the Delta (VOC-21APR-02) variant in the UK have risen...

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