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...

Alcon to acquire Swiss biotech firm

Alcon has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ESBATech AG, a Swiss biotechnology company. Alcon will pay $150 million in cash for the...

Burnham backs GP access proposals

Health Secretary Andy Burnham has backed a proposal made by the New Local Government Network (NLGN) to allow patients to register with any GP,...

White Paper predicts wholesale shift for pharma

The current pharmaceutical model may become irrelevant in the context of the 21st century’s global healthcare needs, says management consultancy A.T. Kearney in its...

Government must ‘loosen its grip’, says NHS Alliance

The NHS needs to shift the focus from hospitals and secondary care waiting times onto primary care if it is to survive the hard...

Scholl’s Party Feet dance all week

Orthotic footwear specialist Scholl has partnered with HELLO! magazine to gain a foothold in London Fashion Week. Scholl's fashionable marketing initiative includes naming a...

New website for Pf Awards 2010

The Pf Awards 2010 has now been launched with a new revamped, easier-to-use website. The new site provides information on all areas of...

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As part of a package of announcements today, the Government has announced changes to Tier 1 Visas for researchers. A new, fast-track Global Talent Visa scheme...
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