new standards to develop digital health technologies

NICE publishes new standards to develop digital health technology

New standards, published today, set out the requirements needed to develop digital health technologies for the NHS and speed uptake of products like healthcare...
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New mitral valve repair procedure given the go-ahead

An innovative procedure which repairs a heart valve has been approved for use in the NHS for patients who would otherwise be unable to...
Digital GP service expands.

NHS Digital takes major step on road to universal electronic prescriptions

NHS Digital has launched a pilot in what is being called a major step on the road to universal electronic prescriptions. The pilot could...
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Assessing progress on cancer care in England

The Health Foundation, in collaboration with Professor Sir Mike Richards, has published a major report today assessing progress on cancer care in England over...
Digital GP service expands.

Generation Z want digital solutions to revolutionise the NHS

An overwhelming majority of 16 to 24 year olds – 82% – want to see digital solutions to revolutionise the NHS. Generation Z expect a...
almost 7000 young people with type 2 diabetes

7000 under 25’s have type 2 diabetes in England and Wales

Diabetes UK have reported that there are nearly 7000 young people with type 2 diabetes in England and Wales, almost 10 times the amount...
painter removing star from EU flag highlighting access to medicine after Brexit

Access to medicine after Brexit: Lords ask Minister for clarity

The House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee has written to Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care asking for...
Image of a heart and medical equipment to show using new mitral valve repair procedure

Using data to reduce the risk of stroke

People with irregular and abnormally fast heart rates caused by atrial fibrillation could be at a greater risk of stroke and bleeding because they...
Image of a heart Novartis announces Entresto

The Burden of Atrial Fibrillation: Understanding the Impact

Biosense Webster EMEA, a Division of Johnson & Johnson Medical NV/SA and leader in the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation has today, during AF Association...

Pancreatic Cancer Story: John William Street

Pancreatic cancer is the 10th most common cancer in the UK, with around 9600 people diagnosed each year. The disease has the lowest survival...

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IMBRUVICA® misses primary endpoint in pancreatic cancer trial

IMBRUVICA® misses primary endpoint in pancreatic cancer trial

AbbVie have released an update on the RESOLVE trial of IMBRUVICA® in combination with chemotherapy agents in metastatic pancreatic cancer.  AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company,...
Star Europe reports positive client and candidate feedback.

Star Europe’s Amsterdam office off to positive start

Star Europe has reported good feedback in the Netherlands since opening its Amsterdam office in November. Supported by established resources and infrastructure, the team at...
ORKAMBI® for cystic fibrosis

EC approves Vertex’s ORKAMBI® for cystic fibrosis patients

Vertex Pharmaceuticals announces that the European Commission has granted approval of the label extension for ORKAMBI® for cystic fibrosis patients.  The European Commission has granted approval...