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...

EU lung cancer approval for Alimta

Alimta (pemetrexed for injection) has become the first agent approved in Europe as maintenance therapy for advanced, nonsquamous non-small cell lung cancer. The European...

Scientists recognised for Alzheimer’s research

Four scientists have been recognized by the Alzheimer’s Association for their extraordinary achievements in advancing Alzheimer's research at its 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer's...

Big pharma goes legally blonde

Reese Witherspoon is to produce and star in a new comedy about a woman’s career within the drug industry. Currently under development by Universal...

Security,Opportunity,Success: how Ashfield In2Focus can help you build a career

Pharmaceutical companies are downsizing, but one UK company keeps getting bigger. Ashfield In2Focus shows how its commitment to personal and professional development is providing...

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Non-nurses being hired to work as nurses in hospitals and mental health facilities, RCN warns

Non-nurses being hired as nurses in hospitals and mental health facilities, RCN warns

The RCN is warning against growing instances of people without registered nurse qualifications being employed for registered nursing roles and compromising patient safety. The RCN...
Pf talks to Simon Nicholson, MD of Organon, the global women's health company

Pf talks to Simon Nicholson, MD of Organon

It is long overdue, but women’s health is finally having its moment in the spotlight and it feels like there could be a big...
High street pharmacies making their inventory visible on Google

High street pharmacies making their inventory visible on Google

Over 400 high street pharmacies will now be better equipped to drive online shoppers in-store, by making their inventory visible on Google in real-time. With...

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New Normal, New Thinking: Life Post COVID-19

New thinking will be required to adapt to the new normal life post COVID-19. I hate to start this article on a negative note, but...
Pf talks to Simon Nicholson, MD of Organon, the global women's health company

Pf talks to Simon Nicholson, MD of Organon

It is long overdue, but women’s health is finally having its moment in the spotlight and it feels like there could be a big...
High street pharmacies making their inventory visible on Google

High street pharmacies making their inventory visible on Google

Over 400 high street pharmacies will now be better equipped to drive online shoppers in-store, by making their inventory visible on Google in real-time. With...
From porsches to pacemakers: what healthcare can learn from automotive supply chains

From porsches to pacemakers: what healthcare can learn from automotive supply chains

How can automotive supply chains improve healthcare logistics? James Wells, UK International Freight Manager at Aramex explores the transferable practices that automotive manufacturers follow,...
PHE confirms coronavirus Delta variant is now dominant in the UK

PHE confirms coronavirus Delta variant is now dominant in the UK

The weekly coronavirus update released by Public Health England (PHE) has shown that cases of the Delta (VOC-21APR-02) variant in the UK have risen...

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