A new Paradigm in diabetes management

Medtronic, Inc. has launched a new technology designed to protect people with type 1 diabetes against the risks associated with hypoglycaemia. The Paradigm Veo,...

EU positive opinion for Prevenar 13

Wyeth has received a positive opinion from the CHMP for its pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, Prevenar 13 (Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Conjugate Vaccine). The CHMP has recommended...

Sutent recommended as second-line treatment

New NICE guidance has recommended Sutent (sunitinib) for people with non-operable or metastatic gastro-intestinal stromal tumours (GIST) following unsuccessful treatment with imatinib. Sunitinib is...

Conditional EU approval for Cayston

The European Commission has granted a conditional marketing authorisation to Cayston (aztreonam lysine) for the treatment of chronic pulmonary infections due to Pseudomonas aeruginosa...

Flu barriers should be higher priority

Hygiene and barrier methods should be a higher priority in plans for national flu pandemic preparation, according to a study published on www.bmj.com. ...

First wireless DR detector installed in UK

The world's first wireless, cassette-sized digital radiography (DR) detector has gained its first UK installation. The Carestream DRX-1 has been installed...

NICE recommends Eli Lilly’s Alimta

NICE has issued a final decision recommending NHS funding for the use of Alimta (pemetrexed) in the treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The...

New NHS option for severe plaque psoriasis

NICE has published final guidance recommending the use of Stelara (ustekinumab) as a treatment option for adults with severe plaque psoriasis. It is recommended...

CT scans reveal secrets from the past

Radiographers from City University London have used a CT scanner to carry out a postmortem on a woman 2,500 years after her death. A...

Polymer spray shields gyms from bacteria

An innovative polymer-based spray to fight bacteria in gyms and fitness centres has been launched by a Port Talbot company. GymGuard, the first infection...

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Superbug MRSA susceptible to existing antibiotics

New MRC funded research from scientists at the University of Cambridge and the Wellcome Sanger Institute finds superbug MRSA susceptible to existing antibiotics. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)...
Hundreds of mental health patients being admitted to private wards far from home.

Hundreds of mental health patients privately ‘warehoused’ far from home

Hundreds of mental health patients are being ‘warehoused’ in privately-run premises hundreds of miles from home, a BMA investigation has revealed. The investigation uncovered a...
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How to get into a healthcare agency

Louise Lavelle, Team Lead of Healthcare Communications, Carrot Pharma Recruitment discusses how to get your foot in the door of a healthcare agency and...

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Nurofen launches a 24 hour ibuprofen pain relief patch

Nurofen announces the launch of the UK’s only 24 hour clinically proven pain relief patch containing ibuprofen.  Despite body pain being among the most commonly...
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Rina Newton, Managing Director of CompliMed, offers guidance on the use of LinkedIn and the ABPI Code of Practice. The Prescription Medicines Code of Practice Authority...
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Dr Zubair Ahmed discusses the important role the community pharmacy plays in the sustainability of healthcare. Working as a GP, I saw first-hand how the...
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Adults with lymphoma treated with CAR T therapy at King’s College Hospital. The hospital in south London has become the first in the UK...
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Magnus Franzen explains why customer experience management is essential to delivering what your customers need. Customer experience management (CXM) is both a discipline and a philosophy. “ACROSS...