PHE confirms coronavirus Delta variant is now dominant in the UK

PHE confirms coronavirus Delta variant is now dominant in the UK

The weekly coronavirus update released by Public Health England (PHE) has shown that cases of the Delta (VOC-21APR-02) variant in the UK have risen...
Five-month old baby becomes first patient to receive world’s most expensive drug

Five-month old baby becomes first patient to receive world’s most expensive drug

A five-month old baby has become the first patient to receive a potentially life-saving drug on the NHS that can prevent paralysis and prolong...
Organon launches as new women’s health company

Organon launches as new women’s health company

Organon, the global healthcare company formed through a spinoff from MSD, has announced its launch, with the goal to make a better and healthier...
Merck General Manager elected to Board of Directors for the ABPI

Merck General Manager elected to Board of Directors for the ABPI

Doina Ionescu, Managing Director and General Manager for Merck Healthcare UK and Ireland, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Association...
New PROMise study offers hope to blood cancer patients

New PROMise study offers hope to blood cancer patients

The Cure Leukaemia-funded Trials Acceleration Programme (TAP) has launched PROMise, a new clinical trial offering a novel treatment option for patients with myelofibrosis (MF). PROMise,...
Revaluating the international distribution strategy of medical devices

Revaluating the international distribution strategy of medical devices

The last year has been a difficult time for the medical sector, facing unprecedented strain and major shortages of key medical equipment and personal...
Roche and E.ON partner on innovative renewable energy initiative

Roche and E.ON partner on innovative renewable energy initiative

Roche UK and energy supplier E.ON are trialling a new renewable energy initiative that allows Roche’s supply chain partners to purchase 100% renewable energy...
£1.5 million Same Day Emergency Care Unit opens in a bid to reduce admissions

£1.5 million Same Day Emergency Care Unit opens in a bid to reduce admissions

An extension to the Same Day Emergency Care Unit at West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven has opened to patients this week. The £1.5m extension, which...
Charmaine England, J&J's new Area Managing Director for Consumer Health Northern Europe

J&J appoints new Area Managing Director for Consumer Health Northern Europe

Johnson & Johnson Limited has announced the appointment of Charmaine England as Area Managing Director for Consumer Health Northern Europe, effective 17 May 2021. Charmaine...
PHE study shows vaccine efficacy against B.1.617.2 variant after two doses

PHE study shows vaccine efficacy against B.1.617.2 variant after two doses  

A new study by Public Health England (PHE) has shown that two doses of the COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective against the B.1.617.2 variant...

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Non-nurses being hired as nurses in hospitals and mental health facilities, RCN warns

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Pf talks to Simon Nicholson, MD of Organon, the global women's health company

Pf talks to Simon Nicholson, MD of Organon

It is long overdue, but women’s health is finally having its moment in the spotlight and it feels like there could be a big...
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High street pharmacies making their inventory visible on Google

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Pf talks to Simon Nicholson, MD of Organon, the global women's health company

Pf talks to Simon Nicholson, MD of Organon

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High street pharmacies making their inventory visible on Google

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