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UK department of health

This page shows the latest UK department of health news and features for those working in and with pharma, biotech and healthcare.

EU starts investigation of Aspen's cancer drug pricing

EU starts investigation of Aspen's cancer drug pricing

The source of the information has not been divulged, but it may not be a coincidence that earlier this year, UK researchers told delegates at the European Cancer Congress (ECCO) in ... The UK Department of Health introduced the Health Services Medical

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  • UK government tables bill on medicine pricing reforms UK government tables bill on medicine pricing reforms

    who do not sign up to the PPRS, says the Department of Health, which has just tabled the proposals in Parliament via the Health Service Medical Supplies (Costs) Bill. ... The statutory scheme produces lower savings relative to the health service sales

  • Dept of Health kicks off nationwide sepsis awareness campaign Dept of Health kicks off nationwide sepsis awareness campaign

    Dept of Health kicks off nationwide sepsis awareness campaign. Hopes to increase public recognition of the condition. ... The Department of Health and Public Health England will collaborate on ' Just ASK: could it be sepsis?' with the UK Sepsis Trust,

  • Dept of Health to launch sepsis awareness campaign across UK Dept of Health to launch sepsis awareness campaign across UK

    Dept of Health to launch sepsis awareness campaign across UK. Aims to transform public understanding and NHS handling of the condition. ... An awareness campaign to improve public recognition of sepsis will be launched across the UK this year, carried

  • NICE hands Merck & Co’s Keytruda speedy recommendation NICE hands Merck & Co’s Keytruda speedy recommendation

    Carole Longson, director of NICE Health Technology Evaluation Centre, said: “ We are pleased to be able to recommend pembrolizumab, the first EAMS drug, in final draft guidance. “ ... The cost of Keytruda is £1, 135 per 50mg vial and Merck has

  • US expands recommended use of meningitis B vaccines US expands recommended use of meningitis B vaccines

    The UK Department of Health agreed to the programme after months of negotiating the price of Bexsero with GSK, and will also offer the company's Menveo vaccine for meningitis A, ... as well as proactively address a critical public health need - the

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  • Brexit: Implications for the pharma industry Brexit: Implications for the pharma industry

    The EMA. The EMA is currently based in London. In February 2017, the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt acknowledged the EMA would leave the UK as part of Brexit. ... There is concern that patients could face delays in accessing new medicines should the UK

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Latest appointments

  • New health ministers and re-appointments after reshuffle New health ministers and re-appointments after reshuffle

    Jeremy Hunt and George Freeman have kept their health and life science roles but there are new faces for pharma after the UK government reshuffles the Department of Health after ... The full list of ministers now working within the Department of Health

  • UK names guardian for national health data UK names guardian for national health data

    UK names guardian for national health data. Dame Fiona Caldicott is “ people’ s champion” for medical information. ... The UK's Department of Health (DH) has appointed Dame Fiona Caldicott as the nation's guardian for health and care data.

  • New chair of the British Pharmacopoeia Commission New chair of the British Pharmacopoeia Commission

    The UK's Department of Health (DH) has named Prof Kevin Taylor as the new chair of the British Pharmacopoeia Commission (BPC). ... drugs. He is head of the department of pharmaceutics at the University College of London (UCL) School of Pharmacy. “

  • Changes at several UK health bodies Changes at several UK health bodies

    Changes at several UK health bodies. Round-up of recent Department of Health appointments. ... The Department of Health for England and Wales has announced appointments to several of its public bodies and committees.

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  • Forecasting in Forgotten Markets

    One of these industry events was focused on the recent developments in Dementia () , hosted by Eli Lilly in their UK offices. ... This charitable fund represents collaboration between the Department of Health, Alzheimer’ s Research UK () and a number

  • Can rare diseases be a viable option for the pharma industry?

    Department of Health &Human Services, Office of Inspector General, The Orphan Drug Act – Implementation and Impact, May 2001. ... 36 Biotech / Pharmaceutical companies and 37 patient advocacy groups interviewed by Department of Health &Human Services,

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