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Global initiative to revolutionise early detection of Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s Research UK has launched a global initiative to revolutionise the early detection of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. The project will harness and analyse...
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Tackling global outbreaks could become more difficult following Brexit

Tackling global outbreaks such as coronavirus could become more difficult if the UK loses access to the EU’s early warning system for cross border...
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BMA agrees new GP contract package for 2020-21

The BMA GP England committee has agreed the new GP contract package with a focus on recruitment and retention of the workforce. The BMA’s GP...
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New coronavirus guidelines for pharmacists

The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) has issued new international coronavirus guidelines for pharmacists covering how they should deal with the latest coronavirus outbreak. The roles...
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NHS financial management and sustainability

The National Audit Office has published two reports. The first, NHS financial management and sustainability, looks at the financial and operational performance of the NHS...
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‘Toxic’ risk of commonly prescribed beta blocker needs recognition

The toxicity of a commonly prescribed beta blocker needs better recognition across the NHS to prevent deaths from overdose, a new report warns today. The...
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Response to the Paterson Inquiry report

Health organisations have responded to the publication of the Paterson Inquiry report, set up following the conviction of surgeon Ian Paterson. The Paterson Inquiry reviewed...
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Support builds for lung cancer screening in Scotland

The need to consider a formal recommendation on early lung cancer screening in Scotland was acknowledged by the Cross Party Group for Cancer, held...
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Government pledges investment for coronavirus vaccine

Government has pledged £20 million to develop a new coronavirus vaccine and other new vaccines to combat the world’s deadliest diseases, amid concerns over the...

The future of innovative medicines in the NHS

What does the future hold for innovative medicines in the NHS? December 2019 saw the Conservative Party deliver its largest majority since Margaret Thatcher’s historic...

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Life sciences industry releases COVID-19 testing and diagnostics FAQs

The life sciences industry released a joint statement on COVID-19 testing and diagnostics along with useful COVID-19 testing and diagnostics FAQs. The FAQs have been...
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Life sciences’ COVID-19 testing and diagnostics statement

The life sciences industry has released a joint statement on COVID-19 testing and diagnostics as the Government confirms that testing capacity will increase. The statement...
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Rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test to be deployed in hospitals

A new rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test developed by a University of Cambridge spinout company and capable of diagnosing the infection in under 90 minutes,...

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Rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test to be deployed in hospitals

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UPDATED: MHRA guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19)

The MHRA is producing guidance on coronavirus (COVID-19) for industry. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is working closely with Department of Health...
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Synairgen to start trial of SNG001 in COVID-19

Respiratory drug discovery and development company Synairgen has received expedited approvals from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and Health Research Authority...
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Interim analysis data for Siltuximab-Treated COVID-19 Patients study

An update on the Siltuximab clinical study brings interim analysis data for Siltuximab-Treated COVID-19. EUSA Pharma has announced the initial preliminary findings from the Papa...
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