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Genomics England reaches 100,000th genome sequencing milestone

Genomics England reaches 100,000th genome sequencing milestone

The project is headed by Genomics England, which was set up by the Department of Health and Social care back in 2013, with the Secretary of State being the only shareholder. ... them with the strengths of a truly national health service in order to

Latest news

  • New ‘voluntary’ UK pricing deal caps growth, but promises faster uptake New ‘voluntary’ UK pricing deal caps growth, but promises faster uptake

    Health secretary Matt Hancock: "tough but constructive negotiations". Health secretary Matt Hancock says the proposed agreement has come out of “tough but constructive negotiations”. ... As in the existing agreement, the Department of Health and

  • MS and cholesterol drugs picked for new UK rapid uptake push MS and cholesterol drugs picked for new UK rapid uptake push

    Accelerated Access Partnership Rapid Uptake Products. The list as released by the Department of Health and Social Care and NICE, which is co-ordinating the ACC, including comments on the rationale ... Geoff Twist, Managing Director of Roche Diagnostics

  • Let's throw it against the wall and see what sticks... Let's throw it against the wall and see what sticks...

    You’ve heard by now. I’m sure you have. The Department of Health and Human Services in the United States has submitted a proposal to the White House Office of ... is Managing Director of Catalytic Health, a healthcare communications, advertising and

  • US says medicine ads should include list prices US says medicine ads should include list prices

    Department of Health &Human Services (HHS) in a statement on the move. ... They mean a lot to the almost half of Americans under age 65 who have a high deductible health plan – meaning they can often pay thousands of dollars toward the list

  • Bayer to challenge Avastin legal ruling Bayer to challenge Avastin legal ruling

    England’s use of Avastin is not an isolated one. Health systems in other countries, including France, have also promoted its off-licence use, with a number of publicly-funded trials ... Neither NHS England nor the Department of Health and Social Care

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  • In conversation with Pfizer’s Erik Nordkamp In conversation with Pfizer’s Erik Nordkamp

    Likewise, a new voluntary scheme agreed with the Department of Health and Social Care could provide an opportunity for the Government and industry to anchor solutions into upcoming plans and policies. ... Belgium and Germany often appear near the top of

  • Joint working that works Joint working that works

    The ABPI and Department of Health defined how companies and the NHS can pool skills, experience and resources to plan and deliver patient-centred projects. ... Our experts reflected that the healthcare landscape has evolved since Moving Beyond

  • Happy 70th birthday NHS: the next 70 need to be very different Happy 70th birthday NHS: the next 70 need to be very different

    Aneurin Bevan visits a patient at Park hospital in Manchester, on the first day of the NHS on 5 July 1948.  Photograph: Don Mcphee; Wikimedia, University of Liverpool Faculty of Health ... The government has acknowledged this shift by renaming the

  • Changes to look out for in Medical Devices Regulations Changes to look out for in Medical Devices Regulations

    non-approved filler material, and that there was no evidence that the MHRA or the Department of Health significantly failed to. ... Lord Howe, Parliament Under-Secretary of State, Department of Health stated in relation to PIP: “We must always remember

  • The NHS and ABPI at 70: inching closer to the triple win The NHS and ABPI at 70: inching closer to the triple win

    NHS England will play a big role in talks to renew the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme (PPRS) - formerly a simple two-way conversation between the Department of Health (representing all the ... The size of this budget increase - and the strings

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Latest appointments

  • Prof Sir Mike Richards joins Incisive Health as senior counsel Prof Sir Mike Richards joins Incisive Health as senior counsel

    Department of Health, including as national clinical director for cancer for over a decade. ... Mike Birtwistle, one of Incisive Health’s founding partners, said: “Mike’s impact on improving clinical quality and health outcomes is second to none.

  • LaingBuisson names chairman and CEO LaingBuisson names chairman and CEO

    Stephen Dorrell (pictured right) served as an MP for 36 years and during that time worked as a minister in the Treasury, the Department of National Heritage, and the Department of ... He currently serves as chair of the NHS Confederation and is a senior

  • Judith Moore joins Portland Health Judith Moore joins Portland Health

    From 2007 until 2013, Moore served as the Department of Health's public health media spokesperson, and managed a number of public health campaigns including Change4Life and Stoptober. ... Dr Jane Brearley, partner and head of health at Portland Health,

  • Richard Douglas joins Incisive Health Richard Douglas joins Incisive Health

    Douglas joins after spending almost 40 years in Whitehall, having worked in the Department of Health, HM Customs and Excise, the National Audit Office and National Savings. ... He served most recently as the Department of Health's director general for

  • Former health minister Paul Burstow joins MHP Former health minister Paul Burstow joins MHP

    practice. Rachel Rowson, head of health at MHP Communications, said: “Paul is an experienced, knowledgeable and well-respected figure within the health and care community, so I am thrilled that he ... During his time at the Department of Health

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  • Sir Bruce Keogh is appointed chair of judges for HSJ Awards

    As the first medical director of, initially, the Department of Health and then NHS England he was in the vanguard of national initiatives to drive up healthcare quality during a period ... of publicly funded healthcare, providing news, analysis, best

  • Unique forum will unite NHS and industry to drive innovation

    Another key speaker will be Steve Oldfield, the Department of Health and Social Care’s chief commercial officer and the person charged with renegotiating the £8bn pharmaceutical pricing regulation scheme, who ... industry that’s required to deliver

  • Hunt vs Hawking: We'll call it a draw

    Being sent to the Department of Health is the political equivalent of exile to Siberia. ... Bystanders expecting a knockout, however, did not count on the special qualities that come with the title of Health Minister.

  • How will the NHS’s new medicines savings drive affect pharma?

    Although they are frowned on by the Department of Health, Primary Care Rebates are being increasingly used by CCGs to make prescribing budget savings. ... full benefit of expensive drugs, because of lifestyle or health changes, would enable pharma to

  • How can pharma engage with Accountable Care Systems?

    Furthermore, in the past, the effectiveness of drugs has been based on clinical trials. ... This centrally contracted data exploration system from the Department of Health, can, for example, show how a drug is performing across a group of patients and

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