Stephen Whitehead is Chief Executive of the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry.
The concept of maintaining a “stiff upper lip”—not showing any emotion—is something that many people think characterises the British. It is an antiquated stereotype that has left us with a reputation for being reserved and reluctant to express our feelings.Read more
ABPI Chief Executive, Stephen Whitehead, comments on the publication of the 2013 Annual Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals by the Home Office.Read more
Stephen Whitehead, CEO ABPI, comments on the Prescriptions Dispensed in the Community 2003–2013 report published by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).Read more
Today the BIA and the ABPI have published a write-up of our one stop shop event on the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Adaptive Licensing pilot project.Read more
Today we have published a write-up of an event we held in late April on ‘Understanding the Early Access to Medicines Scheme’ (EAMS).Read more
Public Health England’s National Cancer Intelligence Network (NCIN) recently published their ‘Kidney Cancer Survival Report’, which shows that kidney cancer survival has improved in the last 20 years (1).Read more
Welcome to the ABPI conference – ‘Securing a future for innovative medicines’. Read more
The pharmaceutical industry has a story to tell. But it’s not always a story that’s easy to understand or straightforward. The question is, how do we best tell our story and make sure our patients and stakeholders get to see real pharma? Read more
When Simon Stevens assumes his post as Chief Executive of NHS England in April, he will be faced with a multitude of tasks, the enormity of which would test even the most experienced healthcare professional. Read more
I read with interest the open letter to the GMC regarding the development of a central registry for doctors. (Why the GMC should set up a central registry of doctors’ competing interests, 15 January). Read more
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