NICE guidance gives patients with rare blood disorders access to new treatment

NICE guidance gives patients with rare blood disorders access to new treatment

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended Alexion Pharmaceuticals’ ravulizumab (Ultomiris) as a treatment for paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH), a...
Booster COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial launches

Booster COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial launches

Thousands of volunteers will receive a booster COVID-19 vaccine in a new clinical trial launching today, Health and Social Care Secretary, Matt Hancock has...
Janssen and Mestag collaborate to identify novel therapeutic targets

Janssen and Mestag collaborate to identify novel therapeutic targets  

Mestag Therapeutics has announced a target discovery, option and license agreement with Janssen, one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson. The...
Medicago and GSK’s plant-derived COVID-19 vaccine achieves positive trial results

Medicago and GSK’s plant-derived COVID-19 vaccine achieves positive trial results

Medicago and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have reported positive interim Phase II clinical trial safety and immunogenicity data for Medicago’s plant-derived COVID-19 vaccine candidate, which has...
Sanofi and GSK COVID-19 vaccine candidate demonstrates positive Phase II results

Sanofi and GSK COVID-19 vaccine candidate demonstrates positive Phase II results

The Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) COVID-19 vaccine candidate has achieved positive results in all adult age groups in a Phase II study with 722...
First Alzheimer’s disease drug candidate designed by AI enters Phase I clinical trials

First Alzheimer’s disease drug candidate designed by AI enters Phase I clinical trials

The world’s first Alzheimer’s disease (AD) drug candidate designed by artificial intelligence (AI) is entering Phase I clinical trials, thanks to a successful collaboration...
Colin Prentice, Commercial Director at Evolve

Expand and evolve – when specialist services meet

Specialist recruitment and outsourcing consultancy, Evolve, is pleased to announce the integration of Prentice Associates Ltd. The two specialist organisations have both provided recruitment...
NHS launches £160m initiative to tackle waiting lists

NHS launches £160m initiative to tackle waiting lists

The NHS has announced a £160 million initiative to tackle waiting lists and develop a blueprint for elective recovery as early reports show the...
Chiesi launches new virtual learning and support platform for respiratory nurses

Chiesi launches new virtual learning and support platform for respiratory nurses

A new education platform that brings together nurses on an online community has launched to coincide with International Nurses Day 2021. Chiesi Limited has launched...
Merck publishes first large-scale global Carer Well-Being Index study

Merck publishes first large-scale global Carer Well-Being Index study

Working in collaboration with Carers UK and other global caregiving organisations, Merck has published the first large-scale global Carer Well-Being Index study, as part...

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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

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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

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High street pharmacies making their inventory visible on Google

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