Pfizer triumphs at environmental awards

Pfizer has been recognised as a leader in environmental excellence at the recent Business Commitment to the Environment (BCE) awards. Twelve companies received recognition...

CORRECTION: MabThera recommended in Scotland

Scottish physicians are now able to prescribe MabThera (rituximab) on the NHS, following a positive recommendation by the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC). MabThera was...

GPs need swine flu guidance

A poll of GPs by has revealed that, so far, only 9% of GPs in the UK have been given regular, clear and concise...

Tamiflu discount for poorer countries

Roche is to provide its antiviral Tamiflu at a lower price to developing countries as part of a new initiative. Under the Tamiflu Reserves...

Viruses resistant to Tamiflu identified

Several cases of the H1N1 ‘swine flu’ virus have emerged that are resistant to antiviral drug Tamiflu (oseltaminvir). WHO has been informed by...

Novo Nordisk launches Victoza in UK

Novo Nordisk’s Victoza is now available for type 2 diabetes patients in the UK, following EU approval. Victoza is the first once-daily human Glucagon-like...

Novartis joins fight against malaria

Novartis has become the first healthcare company to join United Against Malaria (UAM), a pan-Africa campaign to end malaria-related deaths and suffering by 2015....

Best-selling drugs cheaper in Europe

European prices of 170 best-selling drugs averaged 40% less than US prices in 2008, recent research has revealed. Within Europe, it was found,...

Study confirms Cervarix efficacy

The largest efficacy trial of a cervical cancer vaccine has shown that Cervarix protects against the five most common cancer-causing virus types. The...

Positive CHMP opinion for Javlor

The CHMP has issued a positive opinion recommending EU marketing authorisation for Javlor from Laboratoires Pierre Fabre. The drug has been recommended for...

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Caroline Wilcher, Recruitment Director at Ashfield UK, explains how a succession planning strategy is essential to identify the leaders of the future within your...
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