Please login to the form below

Not currently logged in
Email:
Password:

patient safety

This page shows the latest patient safety news and features for those working in and with pharma, biotech and healthcare.

Roche, AbbVie hit by clinical hold for Venclexta in myeloma

Roche, AbbVie hit by clinical hold for Venclexta in myeloma

Safety concerns could hit blockbuster expectations. AbbVie and Roche have been forced to halt recruitment of patients into all clinical trials of Venclexta in multiple myeloma after the FDA slapped a ... AbbVie's Michael Severino. “We are committed to

Latest news

  • EMA could follow FDA’s Xeljanz blood clot warning EMA could follow FDA’s Xeljanz blood clot warning

    The agency says it will take appropriate action to ensure patient safety, but for now says its benefits outweigh any risks, and patients should not stop taking the drug without consulting ... The results aren’t great news for Pfizer and Xeljanz, which

  • Going digital Going digital

    Certainly, medical device manufacturers will need to tread a fine line between innovation and patient safety. ... And then there’s the issue of dealing with patient-developed devices and the potential regulatory and safety consequences that could result

  • Industry pleads for compromise after Brexit defeat Industry pleads for compromise after Brexit defeat

    The European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries &Associations (EFPIA) thinks there are “very real, tangible and immediate threats to patient safety and public health in both the UK and across Europe” if ... recognise UK based testing until it

  • Time running out for ‘no-deal’ Brexit medicines laws Time running out for ‘no-deal’ Brexit medicines laws

    However the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has argued against the latter, claiming that it could put patient safety at risk as prescribers may no longer be qualified to do so in

  • Brexit contributes to surge in generic drug prices Brexit contributes to surge in generic drug prices

    Safeguarding pharmacies in this way will be an important step to ensure that in a time of crisis, patient safety and medicines supply can be maintained, and pressure on other healthcare

More from news
Approximately 71 fully matching, plus 224 partially matching documents found.

Latest Intelligence

  • Immunotherapy combination trials Q&A Immunotherapy combination trials Q&A

    In particular, what approaches should be taken in regards to patient recruitment for these trials? ... Regulatory oversight of interventional studies has been tasked with ensuring patient safety, while also helping to encourage cost containment through

  • AstraZeneca’s oncology renaissance AstraZeneca’s oncology renaissance

    So how did AstraZeneca achieve this turnaround? In 2010 Mene Pangalos introduced a ‘5R framework’ for R&D: right target, right patient, right tissue, right safety, right commercial potential.

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

    Both in terms of productivity gains, healthcare outcomes, and patient and healthcare professional experience. ... This is an educational approach for junior doctors and is designed to increase patient safety and reduce human error by improving

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

    at the time and damaged the confidence of patients, consumers and healthcare professionals in the safety of medical devices’. ... fear for patient safety.

  • Transparency and accountability: tackling opacity and blame head-on Transparency and accountability: tackling opacity and blame head-on

    First do no harm’ is a fundamental tenet of medicine that rightly enshrines patient safety. ... For example, many clinicians are now using tools like WhatsApp to more efficiently answer questions, collaborate with colleagues and improve patient care

More from intelligence
Approximately 1 fully matching, plus 25 partially matching documents found.

Latest appointments

More from appointments
Approximately 0 fully matching, plus 9 partially matching documents found.

Latest from PMHub

  • HSJ Partnership Awards 2019 shortlist announced

    The Value Awards recognises achievements in improved efficiency that also benefit the patient. ... Patient Safety Awards. Recognising the hardworking staff of the NHS the Patient Safety Awards represents innovative projects, dedicated people and

  • Healthcare excellence celebrated at 2018 HSJ Awards

    The Value Awards recognises achievements in improved efficiency that also benefit the patient. ... Patient Safety Awards. Recognising the hardworking staff of the NHS the Patient Safety Awards represents innovative projects, dedicated people and

  • HSJ Awards Finalists Announced

    The Value Awards recognises achievements in improved efficiency that also benefit the patient.  . ... Patient Safety Awards Recognising the hardworking staff of the NHS the Patient Safety Awards represents innovative projects, dedicated people and

  • What will the NHS’s Capped Expenditure Process (CEP) mean for pharma?

    Redundancies and cuts to staff numbers; limiting or blocking outsourcing and patient choice; rationing services and systematically extending waiting times for planned care are among the other potential implications of CEP. ... Balancing doctors’

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

    that are prescribed without a patient support programme.  . ... Engagement tactics must balance clinicians’ demand for products that show strong clinical benefit and patient safety against medicines management teams’ focus on the cost savings that

More from PMHub
Approximately 1 fully matching, plus 13 partially matching documents found.

Featured jobs

Subscribe to our email news alerts

PMHub

Add my company
Four Health

Beautiful things happen when you put the right ingredients together. It’s the reason that we mix behaviour change experts with...

Latest intelligence

From lay summaries to patient engagement programmes: how patient-centricity is finally becoming a reality
How pharma is progressing their commitment in patient engagement...
Cuttsy+Cuttsy awarded CPD Platinum by the IPA
Four years after being awarded Gold for their continuous professional development (CPD) Cuttsy+Cuttsy (C+C) have reached another milestone and been awarded Platinum accreditation....
Breaking Bad
Six behaviours separate the good brand teams from the bad...

Infographics