Saturday, February 16, 2019

GSK sells Indian vaccine unit Chiron Behring

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is selling its Indian vaccine unit, Chiron Behring Vaccines Pvt Ltd to Bharat Biotech. Bharat Biotech will acquire 100 percent equity...

Commonwealth antimicrobial stewardship partnerships announced

The UK Department of Health and Social Care’s Fleming Fund has selected 12 pharmacy-led antimicrobial stewardship teams to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in four...

A&E waiting time hit worst level for 15 years

The NHS on Thursday published its latest performance statistics and it reveals that wait at the Accident and Emergency (A&E) department hit to the...

Clinigen Group acquires U.S. rights to Proleukin from Novartis

Staffordshire-based Clinigen Group plc has signed a deal with Novartis to acquire the U.S. rights to Proleukin, which is indicated for metastatic...

PHE, NHS announce national ambitions to address major CVD causes

A new coalition led by Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England today announced the first ever national ambitions to improve the...

Hancock tells NHS to replace paper and fax machines with emails

Just days after reporting a data breach, NHS has been urged to switch to email communication, as dealing with outdated technology is...

MHRA issues another Irbesartan recall citing possible contamination

The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on Wednesday issued a class 2 pharmacy level medicines recall for three batches of blood pressure and...

Pharmacy bodies issue resource on Gosport lessons

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) and Association of Pharmacy Technicians in the UK (APTUK) have joined together to...

Diazepam diversion to criminal market down by 73 percent

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on Tuesday issued an organised crime update and it indicates that trading of Diazepam...

Community pharmacies can do more to detect high blood pressure if better commissioned: CCA...

An audit report published by Company Chemists’ Association (CCA) on Tuesday suggests that community pharmacies can do more to detect high blood...