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‘Significant’ Scotland health gap persists

A Scottish government Health and Social care report has shown that the gap in health outcomes between the most and least deprived areas is Scotland persist to be ‘significant’, despite welcome improvements in some areas.

13th December 2018

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UK men and women spending less of their lives in "good health"

A new report published by the Office of National Statistics has shown that for both sexes, the average amount of years lived in bad health has increased both in relative and in absolute terms, because life expectancy has risen more quickly than healthy life expectancy.

13th December 2018

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NHS performance ‘deeply troubling’, says NHS Confederation

A&E departments have suffered their worst November performance on record, with the number of patients seen within four hours dropping to 87.6% from 88.8% in November last year, according to performance data released by NHS England.

13th December 2018

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Winning the battle for tech talent

Excitement around the transformative potential of AI and machine learning continues to build. Companies will need to adapt their individual offers to draw in AI specialists, but as an industry UK pharma should also continue to champion itself and the unique career advantages it holds for the best and brightest researchers.

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NIHR welcomes Life Sciences Sector Deal 2

Professor Chris Whitty, chief scientific adviser for the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), on the role of the NIHR and the promise of the government's second sector deal for the life sciences industry.

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Adapting to the challenge

Mark Toms, chief scientific officer at Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK, looks at how to address the challenges of recruiting for Alzheimer’s prevention studies.

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Orphan drug development and the urgent need for a new approach

There are around 7,000 rare diseases for which there currently exists no authorised or satisfactory method of treatment, highlighting a vast area of unmet need, and yet the clinical development of orphan drugs is still fraught with many practical challenges.

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Difficult divorce

The UK's exit from the EU will bring disruption to the pharma industry in 2019 – and any upside will remain in the future

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AI is not new

...But this year its impact, and the potential for change, was felt across the pharma industry

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2018 – a slow year for M&A?

The value and volume of deals in H1 were higher than in the full year 2017, but a slow second half puts us a long way off 2015’s records

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