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How is cancer care transforming?

Oli Hudson, Content Director at Wilmington Healthcare, researches how diverse teams will work together in cancer care and transforming services in line with the...
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Junk DNA affects inherited cancer risk: New research

A new study published in the British Journal of Cancer shows that inherited cancer risk is not only affected by mutations in key cancer...
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Half of WHO-recommended policies to reduce chronic diseases are not put into practice

The first analysis of WHO-recommended policies to reduce chronic diseases finds that implementation is slowly improving, but on average just over half get no...
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New global survey shows public perceptions of lung cancer

New global survey shows public perceptions of lung cancer and also highlights that people believe that prognoses for the disease are dire, and there...
Preventing ill health key in unlocking longevity dividend

Preventing ill health key in unlocking longevity dividend

Experts are coming together to discuss importance of preventative health care in preventing ill health to ensure population ageing is a boost for UK...

Dr Richard Torbett is the new ABPI Chief Executive

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has appointed Dr. Richard Torbett as its new Chief Executive from January 1, 2020. He takes over...
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BMA legal action against NHS Property Services over ‘unjustifiable’ fee hikes

The BMA is launching legal action against NHS Property Services (NHSPS) over “unjustifiable” rises in service charges faced by GP practices. Practices leasing their buildings...
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Addressing the wellbeing of doctors – new report from GMC

A new report on the wellbeing of doctors commissioned by the General Medical Council (GMC) says that UK health services could be world leaders...
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Lack of knowledge about type 2 diabetes risk factors – survey

An international survey published to mark World Diabetes Day shows a lack of knowledge about type 2 diabetes risk factors. The results of the...
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Diabetes UK launches new five-year strategy to tackle the diabetes crisis

Reducing the number of people getting type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes is one of five key outcomes in Diabetes UK’s new five-year strategy...

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NPA responds to NICE’s community pharmacies: promoting health and wellbeing consultation

The NPA has responded positively to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) consultation on a quality standard for Community pharmacies: promoting...
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Government introduces Medicines and Medical Devices Bill

NHS hospitals will be able to use innovative, personalised medicines for unique cancers and diseases, following the introduction of the Medicines and Medical Devices...
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Pf’s weekly drug approvals and appraisals

Pf brings you its weekly drug approvals and appraisals with a raft of announcements from the Scottish Medicines Consortium, plus NICE and China National...

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Top 5 R&D hubs in the UK

Read this cover story in the June issue of Pf Magazine here.    Join us on a tour of inspirational research and development centres. ...
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Nurofen launches a 24 hour ibuprofen pain relief patch

Nurofen announces the launch of the UK’s only 24 hour clinically proven pain relief patch containing ibuprofen.  Despite body pain being among the most commonly...
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Government monitoring impact of coronavirus on medicine supply

The Department of Health and Social Care is evaluating the potential impact of coronavirus on medicine supply and medical goods. The Chinese government continues to...
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First coronavirus clinical data published in The Lancet

The Lancet has published the first coronavirus clinical data from initial cases of the infection in China. The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) appears to cause...
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How to be a successful key account manager

Pf asked two consultants from top pharma recruitment consultancies for their views on what it takes to be a successful key account manager.   Andy Boyd, Senior...

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