Author: pharmacybiz

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) announced on Monday (November 22) that it would integrate NHS Digital, NHSX and Health Education England into NHS England and Improvement (NHSE&I)... Read More

To help transform care for patients, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) is calling on the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) to remove the two-year post-qualification wait for pharmacists before they are... Read More

Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals on Monday (November 22) entered a drug development deal with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) under which the British drugmaker will develop and market Arrowhead’s potential treatment for patients with fatty... Read More

Prince Charles formally opened a new 1 billion pound AstraZeneca research and development (R&D) facility in Cambridge on Tuesday (November 23), as the company aims to fuel the growth of... Read More

Britain called on Sunday (November 21) for international action on the issue of medical devices such as oximeters that work better on people with lighter skin, saying the disparities may... Read More

Staff shortage has begun to bite the community pharmacy sector with several high street pharmacies closing doors due to workforce crisis triggered by the NHS poaching. More than 200 pharmacies closed... Read More

To complete the evaluations of Lateral Flow Device (LFD) test kits, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) will approach pharmacies and send 15 combined kitsto pharmacies in December. The combined kits... Read More

Around 1,500 people in England with the rare genetic disorder spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) are set to benefit from a new treatment following a commercial deal struck between the NHS... Read More

Indian pharmaceutical companies are gearing up to become global suppliers of repurposed Covid-19 drugs. With the launch of new innovative Covid-19 oral drugs, Indian companies are again expected to grab opportunities... Read More

The government announced today (November 19) that it would add booster shots to the Covid–19 pass for outbound international travel, though it added they would not be added to the... Read More