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NHS Costs and charging: Publicity, shame and complexity

Commenting on today’s press about Jeremy Hunt has created waves with his new plan to state the cost of medicines on the label and with his comment last night (July 2nd) on Question Time that he is not opposed to … Continue reading

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Bad for patients and bad for growth?

2020health today publish a review from a patient’s perspective of the Government’s plans to change the way medicines are priced. Featured in today’s FT (£) we point out that patients are usually blissfully unaware of pricing negotiations but the Government’s … Continue reading

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Pfizer closure a blow to science and growth confidence

Whilst Pfizer are saying that their closure of their Kent-based research site is due to internal changes in priorities it highlights both fundamental changes in the approach to drug research and development (R&D) and the urgent need for the UK … Continue reading

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