Health and Care Bill introduced to help the NHS build back better

Health and Care Bill introduced to help the NHS build back better

The Health and Social Care Secretary, Sajid Javid, has introduced a new Health and Care Bill which will build on the NHS’ own proposals...
DHSC announces £2.45 million funding to improve maternity care

DHSC announces £2.45 million funding to improve maternity care  

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced that £2.45 million funding will be made available to benefit NHS maternity staff and...
Booster COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial launches

Harnessing clinical trial data post-COVID

A survey has found that post-COVID, ambitious digital transformation strategies are seen as a wise investment as life sciences organisations upgrade their capacities for...
Cambridge scientists identify 200 approved drugs predicted to work against COVID-19

Cambridge scientists identify 200 approved drugs predicted to work against COVID-19

A team led by researchers at the University of Cambridge’s Milner Therapeutics Institute and Gurdon Institute have identified 200 approved drugs predicted to work...
Sanofi appoints Jessamy Baird as new Managing Director

Sanofi appoints Jessamy Baird as new Managing Director

Jessamy Baird has been named the new Managing Director of Sanofi UK and will take up her new position with immediate effect. Jessamy is currently...
Sickle cell gene therapy granted new ‘innovation passport’ under MHRA scheme

Sickle cell gene therapy granted MHRA ‘innovation passport’

bluebird bio’s promising new treatment for the rare blood disorder, sickle cell disease (SCD), has been awarded an ‘Innovation Passport’ under a new UK...
Sanofi launches dedicated vaccines mRNA Centre of Excellence

Sanofi launches vaccines mRNA Centre of Excellence

Sanofi has announced it will invest approximately €400 million annually in a first-of-its kind vaccines mRNA Centre of Excellence. The Centre will work to accelerate...
ABPI launches new Code of Practice

ABPI launches new Code of Practice

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) has launched its new 2021 Code of Practice, which comes into force from 1 July. The 2021 Code...
Sajid Javid appointed new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Sajid Javid appointed new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Following the resignation of Matt Hancock, Sajid Javid has been announced as the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Javid was...
Novartis and Hewlett Packard announce data and digital collaboration

Novartis and Hewlett Packard Enterprise announce data and digital collaboration

Novartis and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have announced a collaboration that aims to accelerate the use of data and digital technologies within Novartis to...

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Career close-up: Alessandra Dorigo

Pf talks to Alessandra Dorigo, who was recently appointed General Manager UK, Ireland, Baltics and Nordics at Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a Novartis company. Tell...
JCVI advises that all UK 16- and 17-year-olds should be offered COVID-19 vaccine

JCVI advises all UK 16- and 17-year-olds should be offered COVID-19 vaccine

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has issued advice that all 16 to 17-year-olds should be offered a first dose of the...
OPEN Health acquires medical communications agency Spirit

OPEN Health acquires medical communications agency Spirit

OPEN Health has announced the acquisition of North West UK-based medical communications agency Spirit. A statement from OPEN Health stated that integrating the Spirit business...

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OPEN Health acquires medical communications agency Spirit

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