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Is Brexit good news for pharma?

James Burt, Executive Vice President EMENA, Accord Healthcare, asks whether Brexit will in fact present an opportunity for positive change in pharma and healthcare.
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What do NHS changes mean for tech innovation?

Could changes at the top mean fresh opportunities for tech innovation? Read this in the August issue of Pf Magazine.  For some time it has been...

At the heart of it: The vital role of pharmacies in community health

Read this in the August issue of Pf Magazine.  Community pharmacy has a clear role in promoting and supporting the public’s health. There’s an accessible...

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Blockchain is one of the most talked about technologies at the moment and boasts huge potential to transform how we deliver healthcare and revolutionise...

Brexit: What will it mean for the regulation of medicines?

What are the implications for the movement of medicines from and into the UK, post-brexit? Mark Quick, executive vice president of corporate development at Recipharm, comments on the current situation and the potential implications of the UK exiting the European Union (EU).

The five key areas to drive growth of UK’s pharmaceutical sector

These 5 things are what pharmaceutical companies should be focusing on to maximise their growth in the UK.

The NHS is 70 – Claudia Rubin asks: what’s next?

From birthday teas to big policy, blood donor drives to special 10p coins, the 70th anniversary of the creation of the NHS is getting...

It’s time for a greater role for pharmacists in asthma management

I’ve returned from a Saturday morning in community pharmacy practice and am reflecting on the number of patients I saw with asthma. I checked...

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Oral health has been isolated from traditional healthcare and health policy for too long fuelling an oral health crisis according to a Lancet Series.

Big Sugar and neglect by global health community fuel oral health crisis 

Oral health has been isolated from traditional healthcare and health policy for too long, despite the major global public health burden of oral diseases,...
New statistics show decrease in animals used for R&D

New statistics show decrease in animals used for R&D

The Home Office has released its annual statistics on animals used in research in Great Britain. It shows 3.52 million procedures were carried out...
New insight into microRNA function has been published by scientists at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Oxford.

New insight into microRNA function can give gene therapy a boost

New insight into microRNA function has been published by scientists at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Oxford. They have shown that...

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