The Week In... Pharma (31/12-04/01)
  • Posted on: 04/01/2019
  • Category: Industry

The Week In... Pharma (31/12-04/01)

Welcome to 2019! Including reports on a new trial for breast cancer breath tests, the effects of the NHS 10-year plan on the industry, and latest updates on Brexit, here’s what’s hitting pharma headlines in the first week of a brand-new year.

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The effects of the NHS 10-Year Plan on pharma

Horizon scanning: What’s on the agenda for healthcare in 2019 and what does this mean for pharma? 

The impact of Brexit on the regulatory and marketing landscape

While Brexit is certain to impact the development, manufacture and sale of drugs, the ongoing lack of clarity makes gauging the precise impact very difficult. The following predictions for 2019 are based on those certainties that are available at the time of going to press.

Pharma’s confidence in Brexit deal falls as vote looms

With just a few days to go until the crucial Commons vote on Theresa May’s Brexit plan, a survey has revealed that the UK drugs industry has little confidence that it is a good deal for the sector.

Changes to pharma and healthcare in 2019

Continuing funding shortages, Brexit uncertainty, regulator moves and regulation reforms: there is no shortage of change facing the sector in 2019.

CRUK and Owlstone launch trial for cancer breath test

Cancer Research UK and Owlstone Medical have launched a clinical trial to develop a breath test that could detect cancer at an early stage – the first test of its kind to investigate multiple cancer types.  

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