UK Launches Innovative Medicines and MedTech Review

The UK government has announced an innovative medicines review and increased funding for the life sciences sector. The Innovative Medicines and MedTech Review has been created to see how new approaches to the development of drugs, diagnostics and devices, “based on precision medicine and emerging technologies, could speed up access to innovative products for NHS

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1,000 New Jobs as GSK Invests £500m in UK

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) are constructing their first new manufacturing facility in the UK for nearly forty years, in Ulverston, Cumbria, as part of an investment of over £500 million to increase production of active ingredients. GSK currently hires 15,000 people in the UK with almost 6,000 working in manufacturing. The drugs giant announced today that succeeding

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DIPEx Websites Provide Boost for Paediatric Trials

New internet resources supported by the UK’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) aim to explain paediatric trials for children and their parents, emphasise informed consent, and inform clinical research professionals about what really matters to young trial participants. The websites have been launched as two new sections of the experiential health websites www.healthtalkonline.org and

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