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Articles

A strategy to increase medicines adherence

10th November 2014

 A strategy to increase medicines adherenceArticles

Adopting strategies to manage and improve patient adherence to medicines can ensure health benefits are maximised and costs related to wasted drugs and extended recovery times through poor understanding of...

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The Medical Innovation Bill: helping patients and innovation, or a prescription for negligence?

5th November 2014

 The Medical Innovation Bill: helping patients and innovation, or a prescription for negligence?Articles

Proposed legislation put forward by Lord Saatchi aims to enable doctors to use untested treatments for patients with life-threatening conditions. pharmaphorum spoke to Dominic Nutt, director of Communications - The...

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To share or not to share... The challenges for doctors around patients' notes

27th October 2014

 To share or not to share... The challenges for doctors around patients' notesArticles

Many patients now have the right to access their health records and doctors' notes, but what are the pros and cons? Are there instances where such information sharing could be...

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Interview: medical mastermind Gregory Stoloff

10th October 2014

 Interview: medical mastermind Gregory StoloffArticles

It is never too late to follow your dreams, as former investment banker turned inventor Gregory Stoloff proved when, in 2003, he stepped away from a long and successful career...

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News

Prevention and innovation key to tackling diabetes time bomb

17th November 2014

 Prevention and innovation key to tackling diabetes time bombNews

The UK's plan to implement a national evidence-based diabetes prevention programme comes at a critical juncture, with rising numbers of cases threatening to undermine the NHS.The NHS clinical director for...

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British Lung Foundation launches patient passport for World COPD Day

17th November 2014

 British Lung Foundation launches patient passport for World COPD DayNews

On World COPD Day, taking place on 19 November, every GP surgery in the UK will receive the first nationally available COPD Patient Passport, aimed at ensuring chronic obstructive pulmonary...

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NHS hospital medicine costs rising

13th November 2014

 NHS hospital medicine costs risingNews

Hospital medicine costs in England are increasing, accounting for over 40 per cent of the total expenditure on drugs in the NHS in 2013-14, according to a new report.The UK...

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Financial strain putting NHS at risk warns National Audit Office

10th November 2014

 Financial strain putting NHS at risk warns National Audit OfficeNews

The financial position of the NHS has worsened since 2012-13, with growing financial stress in NHS trusts and foundation trusts. And such trends are not sustainable, says a new report...

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White Papers

Giving a voice to those with heart valve disease

11th November 2014

 Giving a voice to those with heart valve diseaseWhite Papers

Although over a million people in the UK today have heart valve disease, it remains an overlooked condition. Despite the priority being given to cardiovascular disease in the UK, it...

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Opportunities and challenges around non-adherence and self‑management in diabetes

3rd October 2014

 Opportunities and challenges around non-adherence and self‑management in diabetesWhite Papers

Diabetes is a chronic condition, the prevalence of which has been escalating around the world for years. The significant consequences this has for healthcare budgets and patient wellbeing is well...

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Doctor networks: The rules of engagement for pharma

28th November 2013

 Doctor networks: The rules of engagement for pharmaWhite Papers

As online doctor networks have grown they have also developed their own rules around how members interact, what sort of information they are looking for and how they like to...

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Personalised Medicine – the Future of Blockbuster Pharma?

29th October 2013

 Personalised Medicine – the Future of Blockbuster Pharma?White Papers

The personalised medicine approach is rapidly becoming the new norm for pharmaceutical industry drug development and commercialisation, but it demands much more forward-thinking decision-making, as Phenestra outlines in its latest...

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Audio & Video

Dec 8th: Live webinar - The Price is Right? - Delivering UK access for niche patient populations

  With challenges to highly priced rare disease medicines and the Cancer Drug Fund evolving (final changes to be announced in the coming weeks) – what is next, what are the...

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Now on demand - real world insight into diabetes management - The Diabetes Debate

  Now available on demand (free to access) - originally broadcast on October 29th 2014. Non-adherence to self-management regimens in diabetes is globally a widespread, costly and ultimately life threatening issue.  Reasons...

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Events

GCC Healthcare Innovation Congress

24th November 2014 - 27th November 2014

GCC Healthcare Innovation Congress

High population growth, increased life expectancy coupled with high mortality rate, prevalence of lifestyle related diseases and aspiration of high quality healthcare is putting pressure on healthcare providers to be...

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Sterilisation for Medical Devices

26th November 2014 - 27th November 2014

Sterilisation for Medical Devices

Shaping a sterilisation plan can be a challenging task; deciding which method to use, deciding whether to sterilise in house or whether to outsource, and then verifying and validating the...

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CLINICAL TRIAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT

27th November 2014 - 28th November 2014

CLINICAL TRIAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT

With ever increasing pressures to complete clinical trials as quickly as possible, to ensure high quality of data, optimizing patient recruitement, mitigating risk and navigating between various challenges and opportunities...

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Beyond The Pill

27th November 2014 - 29th November 2014

Beyond The Pill

The Beyond the Pill conference provides examples of commercial engagement approaches pharma can use to reach integrated healthcare systems, such as ACOs. It also examines patient-centric marketing solutions pharma can...

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Press Releases

Synergy Vision’s Ffyona Dawber wins Gold and Silver at the 2014 Stevie Awards for Women in Business

19th November 2014

Synergy Vision’s Ffyona Dawber wins Gold and Silver at the 2014 Stevie Awards for Women in Business

Ffyona Dawber has scooped two prestigious Stevie® Awards at the 11th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business held in New York, beating 10 others on the night to receive...

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Liftstream report finds ten men for every woman present in biotech boardrooms

23rd October 2014

Liftstream report finds ten men for every woman present in biotech boardrooms

London, October 23rd 2014 – Liftstream Ltd, a company providing executive recruitment services to the biotechnology sector, announces the publication of its new free gender diversity report, “Diversifying the Outlook...

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ICC Lowe launches a new age of digital training for pharma

9th September 2014

ICC Lowe launches a new age of digital training for pharma

ICC Lowe London/Zurich has launched an innovative digital training course for the pharmaceutical industry. As digital is becoming an increasingly influential part of healthcare, the training aims to provide an...

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Synergy Vision launches a new, in-house Development Programme for training of new staff

8th September 2014

Synergy Vision launches a new, in-house Development  Programme for training of new staff

Award-winning medical communications agency, Synergy Vision, is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new staff training programme that aims to give a group of new recruits a flying start in...

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