Working with the NHS

The UK should aspire to nothing less than a health and care system that delivers the best patient outcomes in the world. We believe that a strong partnership between NHS and industry is the best way to improve outcomes for patients now and in the future. 

Working with the NHS
Working with Industry and academia

Working with Industry and academia

​​​The ABPI represents innovative research-based biopharmaceutical companies, large, medium and small, leading an exciting new era of biosciences in the UK. Through the ABPI Exam and ABPI Code of Practice we ensure representatives in the pharmaceutical industry act in an open, responsible and ethical way.

Working with charities and patient organisations

By working with patient organisations we can ensure that we are developing and delivering medicines which can make the most impact on people's health and wellbeing.

Working with charities and patient organisations
Education and Employment

Education and Employment

We have an interactive Resources for Schools website, with curriculum linked science content for students, teachers and parents.

The ABPI supports the training of medical representatives through distance learning and offers exams for representatives that comply with the ABPI Code of Practice requirements. Information on the exam is provided on the ABPI Exams website.

Medicine pricing in the UK

The development of new medicines is uncertain, costly, and involves significant rates of failure. The pharmaceutical industry spends $160 billion per year on research and development.

Medicine pricing in the UK
Global campaigns

Global campaigns

Trailblazing scientists are the backbone of our industry. New pioneers are stepping into the shoes of Sir Alexander Fleming, Louis Pasteur and Henry Wellcome. But past challenges are different to those we face now. What we choose to do today will define the future of our industry and global health.

Resources

Discover our most frequently asked questions and gain a better understanding of the acronyms used in the pharmaceutical sector.

Resources