Tamiflugate blows open again in Parliament

The public money spent on stockpiling the antiviral Tamiflu (oseltamivir) in 2009 has been described as “extremely worrying” by MP Margaret Hodge.
pharmafield logo - pharma news

Independent providers depending more on NHS contracts

NHS service contracts for independent health providers are increasing faster than their private income, according to health economic analysts.
pharmafield logo - pharma news

FTs are beyond control of NHS England

A legal review of the ‘whistleblower’ situation has concluded that NHS England has no legal power to direct Foundation Trusts (FTs).
pharmafield logo - pharma news

Nicholson to quit

Sir David Nicholson will retire from his role as Chief Executive of NHS England, and from the NHS altogether, in March 2014.
pharmafield logo - pharma news

NHS to pilot mass cancer-risk gene testing

A programme to test cancer patients for 97 genes that increase cancer risk will be piloted at a London hospital and funded by the Wellcome Trust.
pharmafield logo - pharma news

CCG to open diabetes cafe

NHS Southern Derbyshire CCG is to hold a series of events where people with diabetes can discuss their condition with fellow diabetics.
pharmafield logo - pharma news

New trade deal puts NHS up for sale, says Lord Owen

The Government is keeping the implications of the planned US-EU trade deal for the NHS a secret from Parliament and the public, Lord Owen has said.
pharmafield logo - pharma news

A&E services facing winter breakdown

NHS emergency services are facing a major breakdown this winter due to staffing and funding shortages.
pharmafield logo - pharma news

Gap between health and social care widens

Delayed transfers of care from the NHS to social services are becoming more prevalent, according to Government figures highlighted by Age UK.
pharmafield logo - pharma news

NHS launches support plan for emergency care

The NHS has launched a plan to support its overloaded A&E services, with the formation of ‘urgent care boards’ able to invest in emergency care.

Latest articles

Partnership announced to fight against counterfeit drugs

Partnership announced to fight against counterfeit drugs

Advanco and Syntegon have announced a strategic partnership, marking a significant step towards helping to eradicate the growing problem of counterfeit drugs. The counterfeit...
Image of a newspaper, cup, classes and pencil to show GSK receives CHMP positive opinion for Zejula▼(niraparib)

GSK receives CHMP positive opinion for Zejula▼(niraparib)

GSK receives CHMP positive opinion recommending approval of Zejula▼(niraparib) as first-line monotherapy maintenance treatment for women with platinum-responsive advanced ovarian cancer. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) plc announced...
Image of a contract and pen to show WAYLIVRA ▼® (volanesorsen) for FCS to be available on the NHS in England

WAYLIVRA▼® (volanesorsen) for FCS to be available on the NHS in England

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued a positive recommendation for WAYLIVRA▼® (volanesorsen), the first and only therapy for adults...

Popular articles

Image of a person descending a ladder over coronavirus to show New Normal, New Thinking: Life Post COVID-19

New Normal, New Thinking: Life Post COVID-19

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...
Image of a newspaper, cup, classes and pencil to show GSK receives CHMP positive opinion for Zejula▼(niraparib)

GSK receives CHMP positive opinion for Zejula▼(niraparib)

GSK receives CHMP positive opinion recommending approval of Zejula▼(niraparib) as first-line monotherapy maintenance treatment for women with platinum-responsive advanced ovarian cancer. GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) plc announced...
Image of a target with an arrow in the middle to show Rapid COVID-19 diagnostic test to be deployed in hospitals

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,...
Star OUTiCO

Healthcare service providers Star Medical and OUTiCO merge to create new brand identity

Star OUTiCO, a market-leading provider of outsourced digitally enabled commercial services to the pharmaceutical industry and part of the global Uniphar Group, has launched...
Image of a scientist at their lab to show Study shows existing anti-parasitic drug kills coronavirus within 48 hours

Study shows anti-parasitic drug ivermectin kills coronavirus within 48 hours

A collaborative study led by the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) with the Peter Doherty Institute of Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute), a joint...

Subscribe

Sign up to receive your free UK subscription to Pf Magazine and our digital newsletters, for all the essential headlines, Jobs of the Week, and thought-provoking features.

Claim my free subscription