Eizo resources PACS in Northern Ireland

Monitor supplier Eizo has been contracted to provide medical monitors for PACS systems throughout the Northern Ireland NHS. Medical IT company Sectra, the prime...

Sandoz launches third biosimilar in the UK

Sandoz has launched its recombinant granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) Zarzio (filgrastim) in the UK. Zarzio is approved as a treatment for neutropenia (low white...

Park House Healthcare celebrates 25 years

Yorkshire-based company Park House Healthcare has celebrated its 25th anniversary as a supplier of pressure relief equipment and services. At an evening celebration, founder...

EC investigates pharma competition

 The European Commission has issued its final report following an EU investigation into competition within the pharma sector. The 18-month inquiry found that seven-month...

Swine flu predictions inaccurate

Healthcare planners may have been given misleading figures of the potential number of swine flu deaths, say the authors of new research published in...

Hendra Healthcare wins National Apprenticeship Award

Care facility provider Hendra Healthcare as been recognised as Small Employer of the Year at the Apprenticeship Awards 2009. The small Ludlow-based company, which...

WHO urges action on non-communicable diseases

Making diseases such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes a higher priority for global health work is the focus of a new initiative by...

Public prefer ‘postcode lottery’

Many people would rather have a postcode lottery than a nationally-based NHS, research suggests. A survey by the Social Market Foundation (SMF) showed that...

Blood glucose testing via Nintendo game

A new blood glucose monitoring system for children with diabetes plugs into Nintendo gaming devices. The Didget blood glucose meter from Bayer Diabetes Care...

Needle-free injector penetrates market

Sheffield-based medical devices company The Medical House has launched a new needle-free injector for drug delivery. The Cool.click2 device is used by German-based...

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NICE to work with GW Pharma on cannabidiol evaluation

NICE to work with GW Pharma on cannabidiol evaluation

NICE has announced its intention to work with GW Pharma to address the issues highlighted by its independent appraisal committee in its evaluation of...
NHS Spine marks five years of being run as an open source service

NHS Spine marks five-year anniversary

NHS Spine is marking five years since it was brought in house by NHS Digital and run as an open source service for the...
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Cyber threats in healthcare: What are the risks?

FireEye have released a new report detailing cyber threats facing the healthcare industry. The report focuses on the three types of threat most common in...

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Nurofen launches a 24 hour ibuprofen pain relief patch

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ViiV Healthcare has announced positive headline results from its global phase III ATLAS-2M study of the investigational, long-acting, injectable, 2-drug regimen (2DR) of ViiV...

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Pancreatic cancer is the 10th most common cancer in the UK, with around 9600 people diagnosed each year. The disease has the lowest survival...

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