Tuesday, August 20, 2019

BMA call for pharmacists to label homeopathic remedies ‘placebos’

The British Medical Association has called on pharmacists to label homeopathic remedies “placebos”. The motion at the annual representative meeting of the BMA also included...

Calls for greater transparency in NHS pharmacy payments

NHS pharmacy payments must be more transparent to prevent businesses suffering shortfalls according to leading figures within the industry. Boots Lloydspharmacy and Asda have all...

Impending NHS budget cuts widening clinical and non-clinical divide

HR managers and directors across the NHS have revealed that the threat of significant public spending cuts is affecting staff performance and critically threatening...

Novo Nordisk to withdraw Mixtard 30 insulin products

Novo Nordisk has announced it is to withdraw Mixtard 30 insulin products on 31 December despite pressure from Diabetes UK to reconsider the decision. There...

Sanofi-aventis and Metabolex agree worldwide licensing agreement for type two diabetes treatment

Sanofi-aventis and Metabolex have announced a global licensing agreement on MBX-2982 an oral agent GPR119 receptor agonist for the treatment of Type II Diabetes. GPR119...

ABPI welcome chancellor’s budget proposals on patency

The Chancellor’s decision in his Budget to retain the proposed patent box to help encourage the creation and exploitation of innovation in the UK...