On the face of it, selling to the NHS is the same regardless of what your product is, whether that be within devices or pharmaceuticals. However, on closer inspection there are major differences between selling a drug to selling a device.
In the news this week: the CQC publishes its 2019 ‘State of Care’ report, the government proposes a new patient safety regulator, an inexpensive drug could ‘save thousands of lives a year’ from head injuries, and could British HIV-positive patients living in Spain lose their healthcare post-Brexit?
An innovation that combines data analytics and wearable technology to prevent falls is shortlisted in an awards category, the Axis-D pen-injector tech is to be licensed for development in diabetes treatment, and Northern Ireland’s Stormont is given £31m to prepare for a no-deal Brexit.
Ahead of this year’s World Mental Health Day (Thursday 10th October), Star managers took part in Mental Health First Aid training to equip them with the knowledge and confidence to provide mental health support at work.
In the MRII's spotlight interview this month, meet one of our Star Ireland Medical Representatives, Lesley-Ann Toomey, as she talks career backgrounds, role responsibilities, and why County Wicklow is one of her favourite places to go walking.
The value of pharma ‘ecosystems’ is discussed, the Pf Power List 2019 is revealed, the NAO says there will be delays in medicine supplies in a no-deal Brexit, and how can China’s pharma market offer opportunities for UK drug manufacturers?
Nursing and healthcare news this week: UK government reveals ‘no deal’ protection for UK nationals in the EU, new plans are unveiled to strengthen nursing leadership in PCNs, Bayer’s Vitrakvi is cleared for cancer treatment, and ‘half as many’ Brits vape as smoke.
Top roles from Star this month include Retail Sales Executive, National Account Manager, Clinical Sales Specialist, Associate Territory Manager and Key Account Manager positions across a range of therapy areas and national locations! Find out more -
Laser marking technology is “essential” to tracking reusable medical devices, engineers have developed a way to detect physiological signals coming from the skin, a robotic surgical developer raises £195m in funding, and a CE-marked app detects 95% of skin cancer.
Novo Nordisk is to launch a cut-price version of its insulin drug, a Slovakian biotech sees positive developments in its Alzheimer’s drug, the NHS looks at making statins available for pharmacists, and AZ’s cancer drug Imfinzi shows significant survival benefits.