News > Pharmaceuticals

10th July 2017

Kidney cancer drug approved for NHS use

A drug which could prolong life for people with advanced kidney cancer has been approved for use on the NHS in England and Wales.
29th June 2017

Breast Cancer Drug Approved for Use in Wales

Roche has now agreed with NHS Wales the same commercial access agreement as NHS England. This means that Welsh patients with certain types of advanced breast cancer will be able to benefit from the treatment.
28th April 2017

HIV Prep drug trial backed by minister Vaughan Gething

A "game-changing" drug which dramatically cuts the chances of HIV infection will be provided in Wales as part of a three year trial.
17th March 2017

‘Huge advance’ in fighting world’s biggest killer

An innovative new drug can prevent heart attacks and strokes by cutting bad cholesterol to unprecedented levels, say doctors.
10th January 2017

£80m treatment fund to speed up access to new medicines

A "genuinely ground-breaking" £80m treatment fund has been launched by Wales' health secretary, promising speedier access to new medicines.
09th December 2016

Photo Gallery – UK HealthTech 2016

UK HealthTech returned on the 6th of December. Take a look through the photo gallery to see some highlights from the day.
23rd November 2016

Expert advice from Essentra: Packaging design as a margin enhancer

Packaging design and branding isn’t just for FMCG brands, where consumer choice and the continual battle of ‘choose one product over another’ plays out on every supermarket shelf.
02nd November 2016

Quay Pharma to supply promising cancer drug for trial

Quay Pharma has reached an agreement with Redx Pharma Plc to manufacture Redx’s breakthrough cancer treatment drug.
08th September 2016

Denny Bros support pharma with anti-counterfeit solutions

According to Reuters counterfeit drugs have become a $200-billion-a-year global industry, which despite ongoing crackdowns by the authorities is a growing problem. To assist pharmaceutical companies fight back Denny Bros Ltd, the UK’s leading produce
08th August 2016

Ministerial portfolios confirmed at Department for International Trade

Following the creation of the new Department for International Trade and the appointment of Rt. Hon Liam Fox MP as Secretary of State, the full list of ministerial responsibilities for the department has now been confirmed. The below Ministerial portfolios reflect the key priorities of the integral new department charged with developing trade and investment…