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The NHS is 70 – where does it go from here?

> Read this cover story in Pf Magazine June issue As we mark the NHS’s 70th anniversary, how has the service evolved, and will it...

New standards launched to improve public involvement in research

New national standards to improve the quality of public involvement in research.

The NHS is 70 – Claudia Rubin asks: what’s next?

From birthday teas to big policy, blood donor drives to special 10p coins, the 70th anniversary of the creation of the NHS is getting...

It’s time for a greater role for pharmacists in asthma management

I’ve returned from a Saturday morning in community pharmacy practice and am reflecting on the number of patients I saw with asthma. I checked...

Beyond politics; patient groups and the art of influence

“What is a patient group?”, a friend of mine enquired during one of our recent regular political discussions. It struck me afterwards that given...

The real cost of over the counter prescriptions

  NHS England recently published its guidance for CCGs on the over the counter (OTC) items which should not be routinely prescribed in primary care...

Accord Healthcare’s Sandra Lee on keeping employees proactively engaged

Sandra Lee, Managing Director of Operations at Accord Healthcare, on how being visible and ‘walking the floor’ during times of major change keeps employees...

Takeda ups bid to $65 billion in negotiations to buy Shire

Takeda has increased offer to buy Shire for a mix of stock and cash worth ~$65 billion

Merck to sell Consumer Health to Procter & Gamble

Merck has sold its global Consumer Health business to Procter & Gamble

Advent in negotiations to acquire Sanofi’s generics business

Advent and Sanofi are in negotiations under which Advent would acquire Zentiva,

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“Life-changing” developments in the treatment of severe asthma

Asthma is one of the most prevalent long term conditions in the UK, affecting 5.4 million people, of whom nearly three million take treatment....

Duchenne UK works hard to find a cure for DMD

Duchenne UK’s co-founder and joint CEO Emily Crossley shares her vision for finding a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) patients. DMD is a devastating...

What is being done in the fight against ovarian cancer?

  March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Early detection of this devastating disease is essential. What’s being done? Ovarian cancer kills 11 women every day in...

Pf Magazine June 2018

The NHS turns 70