Public Health England said the antibody test, developed by Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche, was a “very positive development”, Leading it to be approved in England. The blood test looks for antibodies to see if a person has already had the virus and might now have some immunity. Until now, officials have said such tests are
The new UK trial initiative aims to cut the design phase of clinical studies for potential COVID-19 drugs from around 18 months to a few weeks. The ACCORD-2 collaboration will examine the effectiveness of repurposed medicines, potential new drugs, and currently unlicensed therapies in treating COVID-19 patients. Drug compounds that demonstrate effectiveness and safety in the early clinical trials stage
Researchers at Oxford University are working in what has been herald as an unprecedented vaccine development effort to prevent COVID-19, have begun screening healthy volunteers (aged 18-55) for their upcoming ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccine trial in the Thames Valley Region. The vaccine based on an adenovirus vaccine vector and the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein is already in
During times of change it can be challenging for organisations to focus on business strategy while maintaining employee engagement, productivity and wellness. Now more than ever, your leadership style, employer proposition and employee experience are important. As we all adapt to new ways of working implementing and adopting virtual interviews and onboarding are a challenge.
A new laboratory is to be setup at Cambridge university that aims to conduct 30,000 coronavirus tests a day as the UK government sets a target of 100k tests a day by the end of the month in order to aid tackling the pandemic. The new facility would begin with 1,000 to 2,000 daily tests
After the success of the recent article on the Clinical Professionals blog about working from home tips and tricks, below are some tips that can help make life just a little bit easier. Get up an hour before you need to work Last thing you want to do whilst working from home is to roll
Our latest industry analytics report features analysis on the drug safety sector within the life sciences industry. Clinical Professionals Group CEO, Yvette Cleland comments: “The global pharmacovigilance (PV) market size was estimated at $4.87 billion in 2019, according to a Global Market Insights report, by 2024 the market is predicted to exceed US$8 billion .
Here’s some tips and tricks to maintain productivity and sanity. Unless you have been hiding in a cave for the past few months, you have undoubtedly seen information about Coronavirus over every single media outlet imaginable. With the number of cases continuing to rise within the UK, the government and medical officials have released advice
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Our latest industry analytics report features analysis on 2019. Clinical Professionals Group CEO, Yvette Cleland comments: “The UK is now on a course very much focused on leaving the EU. There are a plethora of scenarios being peddled across the industry, often based on emotion as much as fact. Last year however our data shows
NHS England says it is scaling up its capacity for testing people for the infection. Meaning 10,000 tests a day can be done – 8,000 more than the 1,500 being carried out currently. Confirmation of any positive test results are then escalated by helping people take the right action to recover or quickly get treatment.