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NHS England’s medicines chief: stop ‘salami slicing’ and get faster market access

NHS England’s medicines chief: stop ‘salami slicing’ and get faster market access

His appointment is part of a pattern – Steve Oldfield, another ex-Sanofi executive, was appointed by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) to the new role of chief commercial ... mindful of that, maintaining a tough bargaining position, even

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  • Senate grilling makes pharma CEOs squirm, but give little ground Senate grilling makes pharma CEOs squirm, but give little ground

    They opposed the “international price index” model proposed by the Department of Health and Human Services to link the US to other nation’s prices, hit out at “freeloading” from other ... Senator Grassley has indicated that health insurers and

  • New ‘NHSX’ unit will lead health service digital transformation New ‘NHSX’ unit will lead health service digital transformation

    The division has been created as a single driver for digital transformation, and overcome the current spread of responsibility between NHS England, NHS Improvement and the Department of Health and Social ... Its creation reflects health secretary Matt

  • Bicycle Therapeutics to tackle AMR with government funding Bicycle Therapeutics to tackle AMR with government funding

    The project will be led by Dr. Mike Dawson (below), who has more than 30 years of experience in infectious disease drug discovery and development. ... Lee adds: “The Department of Health and Social Care’s recent announcement of a five-year plan to

  • End to middlemen rebates a major shift in US drug pricing End to middlemen rebates a major shift in US drug pricing

    The Department of Human Health Services (HHS) predicts the change would lower Medicare beneficiaries’ out-of-pocket costs but increase premiums from 8 to 22% for most enrolees. ... Romney is a member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

  • European Medicines Agency departs London ahead of Brexit European Medicines Agency departs London ahead of Brexit

    That list includes public health issues including the availability of medicines – for example by tackling the threat of drug shortages – and antimicrobial resistance (AMR), as well as ensuring “timely access to ... It has urged the government to

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  • The UK’s new five-year pricing agreement The UK’s new five-year pricing agreement

    The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) overview. The affordability mechanism. ... of reaching the upper quartile of uptake for the five highest health gain categories.

  • 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

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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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  • Pegasus expands Pharma team with senior hires

    He has delivered brand and advertising campaigns for a range of clients including Roche, UK Stem Cell Foundation and Department of Health, as well as BBC Worldwide, Procter &Gamble and Amazon. ... Working with ambitious clients, we deliver big ideas and

  • 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

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